Lectures 2018-2019

 

SARTON CHAIR LECTURE 

    

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 4 PM.

Faculty of Arts and Philosophy

Location: Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent

Proximus: Prof. dr. Steven Vanden Broecke (Vakgroep Geschiedenis) 

Prof. dr. Robert Westman (University of California, San Diego, USA): 'Either/Or vs. Both/And: Carl Gustav Jung, Wolfgang Pauli and the Kepler-Fludd Polemic'

 

Friday, October 12, 2018, 4 PM.

Faculty of Arts and Philosophy

Location: Campus Boekentoren, Aud. Cumont, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Gent

Proximus : Prof. dr. Steven Vanden Broecke (Vakgroep Geschiedenis)

Prof. dr. Robert Westman (Univ. of California, San Diego, USA): 'Science and Survival: Jonas Salk, Jacob Bronowski and the 'Two Cultures' Question'

 

SARTON MEDALS 

    

Thursday, November 22, 2018, 4 PM.

Faculty of Law and Criminology

Location: Campus Aula, NBIII, Universiteitstraaat 4, 9000 Gent

Proximus : Prof. dr. Dirk Heirbaut (Department of Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law)

Prof. dr. Paul Brand (University of Oxford, GB): 'The beginning of the English common law (to c. 1350)'

 

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4 PM.

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

Location: Paviljoen Charles Vandenhove, Centrum voor Architectuur en Kunst, Rozier 1, 9000 Gent

Proximus : Prof. dr. Gert de Cooman (Department ELIS)

Prof. dr. Glenn Shafer (Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick, USA): 'Did Blaise Pascal and Christiaan Huygens provide a game-theoretic foundation for probability?'

 

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 4 PM.

Gents Universiteitsmuseum

Location: Het Pand, zaal August Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000  Gent

Proximus : dr. Marjan Doom, directeur Gents Universiteitsmuseum

Prof. dr. Gita Deneckere (Universiteit Gent): 'Wetenschapsgeschiedenis en nieuw humanisme: de erfenis van George Sarton en Julius Mac Leod als inspiratiebron voor het Gents Universiteitsmuseum'

 

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 4 PM.

Faculty of Political and Social Sciences

Location:  Campus Aula, decaan John Vinckezaal, Korte Meer 5, 9000 Gent

Proximus : Prof. dr. Raf Vanderstraeten (Department of Sociology)

Prof. dr. Pauli Kettunen (Universiteit Helsinki, Finland): 'Conflicting interests and science-based planning in the making of the welfare state'

 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 4 PM.

Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Location: Campus Tweekerken, Aud. Devreker, Tweekerkenstraat 2, 9000 Gent

Proximus : Prof. dr. Glenn Rayp (Department of General Economics)

Prof. dr. Claude Diebolt (Université de Strasbourg, France): 'We are Ninjas: How Economic History has Infiltrated Economics'

 

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 4 PM.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Location: Het Pand, zaal August Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000  Gent

Proximus : Prof. dr. Christian Burvenich (Department of Nutrition, Genetics, and Ethology)

Prof. dr. Peter Bols (Universiteit Antwerpen): 'Is modern-day Veterinary Medicine a product of the Age of Enlightenment?'

 

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 4 PM.

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering

Location: Auditorium Oehoe (Blok E), Campus Coupure A, Coupure 653, 9000 Gent

Proximus : Prof. dr. Marc Van Meirvenne (dean)

Prof. dr. Erik Thoen (Universiteit Gent): 'De landbouwtechniek van toen en de invloed ervan op de vorming van onze hedendaagse landschappen'

 

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 4 PM.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Location: Sportimonium, Trianondreef 19, 1981 Hofstade (cf.: www.sportimonium.be)

Transportation will be organised by the faculty; more information will be provided later. 

Proximus : Prof. dr. Matthieu Lenoir (Department of Movement and Sport Sciences)

Prof. dr. Roland Renson (KULeuven): 'The enigma of the halma: an iconographic approach to unravel the technique of the ancient Greek long jump'