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des Teilprojekts B06 „Kosmologische Wissensformationen der Vormoderne: Tradierung und Wandel in diachroner und transkultureller Perspektive“, Leitung: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Renn


04. - 05.04.2022

The Making of Copernican Cosmology. Mathematical Practices and Political Economy in Comparative Perspective

Workshop in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science



Cosmology of Resource Transformations in Early Modernity

Gemeinsamer Workshop mit dem SFB-Teilprojekt A06 „Alchemia poetica. Chemisches Wissen und Dichtung um 1600“ (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Volkhard Wels) in Kooperation mit dem ERC EarlyModernCosmology an der  Università Ca’Foscari Venezia (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Pietro Omodeo)


Aristotelismus und Naturwissen

Gemeinsame Tagung mit dem Teilprojekt A06 „Alchemia poetica. Chemisches Wissen und Dichtung um 1600“ (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Volkhard Wels)



From Landscape to Cosmos: Scale and Necessity in Sixteenth-Century Accounts of the World

Gastvortrag von Dr. Jonathan Regier



Bernardino Telesio, the Natural Sciences and Medicine in the Renaissance

Workshop organisiert von Pietro Daniel Omodeo, in Kooperation mit dem Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte (Berlin) in und dem Centro Internazionale di Studi Telesiani Bruniani e Campanelliani (Cosenza)



Contingency in Early Modern Science and Philosophy

Session in the context History of Science Society, annual conference 2014 (Chicago, Ill., USA).



Meta-­Scientific Foundations of Astronomy (IX–XVII Centuries) and Their Cultural-­Institutional Settings

Workshop der KG IV „Struktur und Wissenswandelt“, organisiert von Dr. Pietro D. Omodeo

Guest: Prof. José-Luis Mancha (Universidad de Sevilla)



Land Ahoy! The First Pre-Doc Colloquium of Department I, MPIWG

The Land Ahoy! meeting of 2014 is the first colloquium of the pre-doc group of Department I. Land Ahoy! is planned to take place once a year. Advanced PhD students of Department I present their work to scholars from the MPIWG and external institutions.


Organized Workshops / Sphaera Series


Giulia Giannini (MPIWG): „Gianantonio Tadini and the first physical proof of the Earth's rotation“



P.D. Omodeo and Irina Tupikova (TU Dresden): „A Post-­Copernican Commentary of Ptolemy: Erasmus Reinhold on Almagest, Book One.“

I. Tupikova: „The Circumference of the Earth and Ptolemy’s World Map“



Pietro Secchi (Rome): „Metaphysical speculations on the sphere from Meister Eckhart to Bruno“



Jonathan Regier (Paris VII): „Kepler's theory of force and its ties to Renaissance medicine“



Rienk Vermij (University of Oklahoma): „The Marginalization of Astrology in the 17th Century“



Ido Yavetz (Tel Aviv): „Digital Models of Ancient Planetary Theories ­‐ Eudoxos and Ptolemy“