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2018-2019

Sarton Chair Lecture:

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 4 PM.
Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Ghent
Proximus: Prof. Steven Vanden Broecke (department of History)

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, Campus Boekentoren, Aud. Cumont, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Ghent
Proximus: Prof. Steven Vanden Broecke (department of History)

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

 

Sarton Medal Lectures:  

Thursday, November 22, 2018, 4 PM.
Faculty of Law and Criminology, Campus Aula, NBIII, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent
Proximus: Prof. 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, Paviljoen Charles Vandenhove, Centrum voor Architectuur en Kunst, Rozier 1, 9000 Ghent
Proximus: Prof. 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 probability?'

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 4 PM.

Ghent University Museum, Het Pand, zaal August Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent
Proximus: dr. Marjan Doom (director Ghent University Museum)

Prof. dr. Gita Deneckere (Ghent University, Belgium): 'Wetenschapsgeschiedenis en nieuw humanisme: de erfenis van George Sarton en Julius M. het Gents Universiteitsmuseum'

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 4 PM.
Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Campus Aula, decaan John Vinckezaal, Korte Meer 5, 9000 Ghent
Proximus: Prof. Raf Vanderstraeten (department of Sociology)

Prof. dr. Pauli Kettunen (University of 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, Campus Tweekerken, Aud. Devreker, Tweekerkenstraat 2, 9000 Ghent
Proximus: Prof. 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, Het Pand, zaal August Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent
Proximus: Prof. Christian Burvenich (department of Nutrition, Genetics and Ethology)

Prof. dr. Peter Bols (University of Antwerp, Belgium): 'Is modern-day Veterinary Medicine a product of the Age of Enlightenment?'

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 4 PM.
Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Auditorium Oehoe, Campus Coupure A, Coupure 653, 9000 Ghent
Proximus: Prof. Marc Van Meirvenne (dean)

Prof. dr. Eric Thoen (Ghent University, Belgium): '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, Sportimonium, Trianondreef 19, 1981 Hofstade
Proximus: Prof. Matthieu Lenoir (department of Movement and Sport Sciences)

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

 

2017-2018

Sarton Chair Lecture:

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 4.OO PM.
Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent
Proximi : Prof. Johan Lagae en Prof. Maarten Delbeke (Department of Architecture and Urban Planning)

Prof. dr. Adrian Forty (The Barlett School of Architecture, London, GB): 'What makes architecture tick?'

Friday, October 13, 2017, 1.00 PM.
Faculty of Engineeering and Architecture, Campus Boekentoren,  Aud. L, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Gent
Proximi : Prof. Johan Lagae en Prof. Maarten Delbeke (Department of Architecture and Urban Planning)

Prof. dr. Adrian Forty (The Barlett School of Architecture, London, GB): 'The Limits of Drawing'

 

Sarton Medal Lectures:  

Thursday, November 23, 2017, 4 PM.
Faculty of Law, Campus Aula, NBIII, Universiteitstraat 4,9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Rik Opsommer (Department of Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law)

Prof. dr. Ignacio Czeguhn (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany): 'The German colonial companies in the 19th century'

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 4 PM.
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Campus Boekentoren, Faculteitsraadzaal, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Erik Weber (Department of Philosophy & Moral Science)

Prof. dr. Friedrich Stadler (Universität Wien, Austria): 'George Sarton, Ernst Mach, and the Unity of Science Movement - A Case  Study in History and Philosophy of Science'

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 4 PM.
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Het Pand, Refter, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. dr. Dirk Matthijs en Prof. dr. Johan Vande Walle (Department of Pediatrics and medical genetics)

Prof. dr. Jules Leroy (Universiteit Gent, Belgium): 'Gent herontdekt Mendel'

Thursday, January 11, 2018, 4 PM.
Gentse Universitaire Musea, Het Pand, Zaal August Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Proximus : dhr. Jeroen Vanden Berghe (Logistiek Beheerder Universiteit Gent)

Dhr. Patrick Allegaert  (Artistic advisor at Museum dr. Guislain, Ghent, Belgium): 'Museum Dr. Joseph Guislain. Communiceren over geschiedenis en de actualiteit van de psychiatrie

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 5 PM.
Faculty of Sciences, Museum voor de Geschiedenis van de Wetenschappen, Campus De Sterre (S30), Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Johan De Grave (Department of Geology)

Prof. dr. Peter Van den haute (Universiteit Gent, Belgium): 'De turbulente zoektocht naar de ouderdom van de aarde tijdens de 19e eeuw'

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 4.30 PM.
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Campus Merelbeke, Aud. B, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke
Proximus : Prof. Eric Cox (Department of Virology, parasitology and immunology)

Prof. dr. Bruno Goddeeris (KU Leuven, Belgium): 'The immunological tsunami at the end of the 19th century”: Paris versus Berlin'

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 4 PM.
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Campus Dunant, Auditorium 4, H. Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Wouter Duyck (Department of Experimental Psychology)

Prof. dr. Marc Brysbaert (Universiteit Gent, Belgium): 'The emergence of psychology as a science: How American history writing created an illusion of psychology schools at war with each other'

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 4.30 PM.
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Campus Tweekerken, Auditorium Devreker, Tweekerkenstraat 2, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Frank Caestecker (Department of General Economics)

Prof. dr. Pedro Lains (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal): 'European Economic History: the contribution of the periphery'

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4 PM.
Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Campus Aula, John Vinckezaal, Korte Meer 5, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Raf Vanderstraeten (Department of Sociology)

Prof. dr. Kaat Wils (KU Leuven, Belgium): 'Hypnotism, Self and Society. A Historian’s Perspective'

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 5 PM.
Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Campus Aula, John Vinckezaal, Korte Meer 5, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Raf Vanderstraeten (Department of Sociology)

Prof. John Peters (Yale University, USA): 'The Curious Power of Names' (SARTON MEDAL 2016-2017 (POSTPONED)) 

 

2016-2017

Sarton Chair Lecture: 

Thursday, December 1, 2016, 4.30 PM.
AulaVoldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent
Proximi : Prof. Diederik Depla en Prof. R. De Gryse (Department of Solid State Sciences)

Prof. dr. Joseph Greene (University of Illinois, USA): 'The History of Ancient Metallurgy Leading to Modern Materials Science'

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 5 PM. 
Faculty of Sciences, Campus De Sterre, leszaal AO, S9, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent
Proximi : Prof. Diederik Depla en Prof. R. De Gryse (Department of Solid State Sciences)

Prof. dr. Joseph Greene (University of Illinois, USA): 'The Historical Evolution of Thin-Film Physical-Vapor Deposition: From the 1600s to Ghent University Today'

 

Sarton Medal Lectures:  

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 4 PM.
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Faculteitsraadzaal Letteren en Wijsbegeerte, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Gent
Proximus: Prof. Yves T’Sjoen (Department of Literary Studies)

Prof. dr. Steward Van Wyk (University of West-Kaapland, South-Africa): 'Writing apartheid: the representation of the past in recent Afrikaans literary texts with emphasis on Black Afrikaans writing'

Thursday, November 10, 2016, 4 PM.
Faculty of Law, Location: Auditorium  NB III - Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Dirk Heirbaut (Department of Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law)

Prof. dr. Louis Berkvens (University of Maastricht, The Netherlands): 'Vergelijkende rechtsgeschiedenis van de EU-regio Maas-Rijn. Een driehoeksverhouding'

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 4 PM.
Gentse universitaire Musea, Campus De Sterre, S30, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Danny Segers (Ere-directeur Museum for the History of the Sciences, UGent)

Prof. dr. Philippe De Maeyer (Ghent University): 'Cartografie als kapstok voor ontwikkeling'

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 4 PM.
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Het Pand, zaal Rector Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Ingrid Kerckaert (Department of Basic Medical Sciences)

Dr. Frank IJpma (Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, The Netherlands): 'De anatomische lessen van het Amsterdamse chirurgijnsgilde'

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4 PM.
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Auditorium 4, H. Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. Stijn Vanheule (Department of Psycho-analysis and Clinical Consulting)

Prof. dr. Dany Nobus (Brunel University London, GB): 'Freud Unbound: The Shaping of Psychoanalysis by the Great War'

  

2015-2016

Sarton Chair Lecture:

Thursday, October 22, 4 pm.
Aula Ghent University, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent
Proximus: Prof. dr. Marc Brysbaert (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Psychology)  

Prof. dr. Willem Levelt (University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands): 'The first golden age of psycholinguistics 1865-World War I'

Friday, October 23, 4 pm.
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Auditorium 4, H. Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent
Proximus: Prof. dr. Marc Brysbaert

Prof. dr. Willem Levelt (University of Nijmegen): 'Localism versus holism. Historical origins of studying language in the brain'

  

Sarton Medal Lectures: 

Thursday, October 29, 4 pm.
Faculty of Law, Auditorium NB, Universiteitsstraat 4, 9000 Gent
Proximus: Prof. dr. Dirk Heirbaut (Department of Metajuridica, Private and Business Law)

Prof. dr. Jean-Louis Halpérin (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France): 'Returning to the primacy of statutory law in legal history?'

Thursday, November 26, 5.30 pm.

Sarton Medal 2014-2015 (postponed)

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Auditorium E (first floor), Plateau building, J. Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Gent
Proximus: Prof. dr. Johan Lagae (Department of Architecture and Urban Planning)

Prof. dr. Zeynep Çelik (New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States): 'Archaeology, Architecture and Ethnography' 

Thursday, December 10, 4 pm. 
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Auditorium Hoogbouw 1, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke
Proximus : Prof. dr. Paul Simoens (Department of Morphology)

Dr. Katrien Vanagt (University of Twente, The Netherlands): 'De experimenten van V.F. Plempius (1601-1671) en de omwentelingen in het onderzoek naar het zien'

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 4 pm.
Het Pand, zaal Rector Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. dr. Jan Victor (Department of Physical Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery)

dr. William De Groote (Collegium Medicum Historicum Brugense, Bruges, Belgium): 'De geschiedenis van de traumatologie'

Thursday, Februari 18, 4 pm.
Campus Ardoyen, Auditorium Magnel, Technologiepark 904, 9052 Zwijnaarde
Proximus : Prof. dr. Luc Taerwe (Department of Structural Engineering)

Prof. dr. Manfred Curbach (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany): 'What European History, Legendary Bridges and the Design of the Euro Have in Common'

Thursday, March 24, 4 pm
Campus De Sterre, Museum of the History of Sciences, Krijgslaan 281 (S30), 9000 Gent
Proximus : Prof. dr. José Martins (Department of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry)

Prof. dr. Pierre De Clercq (Ghent University, Belgium): 'In het spoor van August Kekulé te Gent (1858 - 1867)'

 

2014-2015 

Sarton Chair Lecture:

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 4pm. 
Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent.

Professor Roy M. MacLeod (Centre for International Security Studies, University of Sydney): 'The Scientists Go to War: Community and Conscience, 1914-1919'

Friday, December 12, 2014, 4pm. 
Pirennezaal, UFO, St.-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, 9000 Gent.
Proximi : prof. dr. Peter Van Nuffelen en prof. dr. Christophe Verbruggen.

Professor Roy M. Macleod (Centre for International Security Studies, University of Sydney): 'Reflections on the Other 'Two Cultures': The Role of Internal and External Factors in the History of Science'

 

Sarton Medal lectures:

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 4pm. 
Faculty of Law, auditorium NB III (3rd floor), Universiteitsstraat 4, 9000 Gent.
Proximus : Prof. dr. Dirk Heirbaut (Vakgroep Grondslagen en geschiedenis van het Recht)

Prof. dr. Jos Monballyu (KU Leuven): 'De rechtstaat en zijn verwerking van de Eerste Wereldoorlog in België'

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 4pm
Faculty of Sciences, Museum of the History of Sciences, Krijgslaan 281 (S30), 9000 Gent.
Proximus : Prof. dr. Dirk Ryckbosch (Vakgroep Fysica en Sterrenkunde)

Prof. dr. Danny Segers (Museum Geschiedenis voor de Wetenschappen Universiteit Gent): 'Facetten van de geschiedenis van de fysica aan de hand van wetenschappelijke instrumenten. Verschillende verhalen achter één voorwerp'

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 4pm. 
Gentse Universitaire Musea, Museum of the History of Sciences, Krijgslaan 281 (S30), 9000 Gent.
Proximus : Prof. dr. Danny  Segers (directeur-diensthoofd Museum voor de Geschiedenis van de Wetenschappen UGent)

Dr. Marta C. Lourenço (Museum of Natural History  and Science, University Lisbon, Portugal): 'Scientific Collections, Museums and Heritage: Creating Connections and Engaging Society through History'

Thursday, February 12, 2015, 4pm. 
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Het Pand, zaal Rector Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent.
Proximi : Prof. dr. Stan Monstrey en Prof. dr. Yves Van Nieuwenhove (Vakgroep Heelkunde)

Prof. dr. Paul Wylock (Vrije Universiteit Brussel): 'Guillaume Dupuytren (1777-1835), baanbrekend chirurg vóór de tijd van de anesthesie'

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 4pm. 
Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, facultaire vergaderzaal Decaan John Vincke, Korte Meer 5, 9000 Gent.
Proximus : Prof. dr. Raf Vanderstraeten (Vakgroep Sociologie)

Prof. dr. Helmut Staubmann (Universität Innsbruck, Austria): 'Rise and Decline of Functionalism and Current Problems of Methodology in the Social Sciences'

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 16 u. 
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Jozef Plateauzaal, J. Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Gent.
Proximus : Prof. dr. Johan Lagae (Vakgroep Architectuur en Stedenbouw)

Prof. dr. Zeynep Çelik, (New Jersey Institute of Technology, VS): 'Archaeology, Architecture and Ethnography'

 

2013-2014

Sarton Chair Lecture:

Thursday, November 28, 2013, 4pm.
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent.
Proximi : dr. Liesbeth De Mol en Prof. dr. Maarten Van Dyck (Department of Philosophy & Moral Science)

Prof. dr. Karine Chemla (CNRS, Paris en Université Paris Diderot): 'The Dangers and Promises of Comparative History of Science'

Friday, November 29, 20134pm. 
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Faculty Room (first floor, room 117), Blandijnberg 2, 9000.
Proximi: dr. Liesbeth De Mol en Prof. dr. Maarten Van Dyck.

Prof. dr. Karine Chemla (CNRS, Paris en Université Paris Diderot): 'Issues on units in the mathematics of ancient China'

 

Sarton Medal Lectures: 

Thursday, December 12, 2013, 4pm.
Faculty of Law, Auditorium NBII, Universiteitsstraat 4, 9000  Gent.
Proximus: Prof. dr. Rik Opsommer (Department Foundations and History of Law)

Prof. Dr. Heiner Lück (Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany): 'Flemish settlements in Germany and their law during the Middle Ages'

Thursday, February 13, 2014, 4pm.
Faculty of Medicine and Health, Het Pand, zaal Rector Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000  Gent.
Proximus : Prof. dr. Raymond Vanholder (Department of Internal medicine, Nefrology)

Prof. dr. Norbert Lameire (Emiritus professor of Medicine, Ghent University): 'Oorlogen, rampen, en nieren'

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 5pm.
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Hoogbouw, Fac. Diergeneeskunde, Salisburylaan, Merelbeke.
Proximus : Hilde De Rooster  (Department of Medicine and Clinical Biology of Small Animals)

Prof. dr. Erik Aerts (History Research Unit, KU-Leuven): 'De vele facetten van Felix. Kat en mens in de Lage Landen tijdens middeleeuwen en nieuwe tijd'

Thursday, April, 24, 4pm.
Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, John Vincke room, Korte Meer 5, 9000 Gent.
Proximus: Prof. dr. Raf Vanderstraeten (Vakgroep Sociologie) 

Prof. dr. Johan Heilbron (Erasmus University Rotterdam & Université de Paris - Sorbonne): 'Auguste Comte and the Second Scientific Revolution'

Thursday, June 5, 2014, 4pm.
Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, Jozef Plateauzaal, J. Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Gent.
Proximi : Prof. Guy Marin en Prof. Denis Constales (Vakgroep Chemische Proceskunde en Technische Chemie) 

Prof. dr. Grigoriy S. Yablonsky (Saint Louis University, St. Louis, USA): 'A brief history of time in chemistry'

 

2011-2012

Sarton Chair Lecture:

Thursday, October 27,2011, 4pm.
Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent.
Collega Proximus : prof. Raf Vanderstraeten

Prof. dr. Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard University, USA): 'The Politics of Public Reason'

Friday, October 28, 2011, 4pm.
Faculteit Politieke en Sociale Wetenschappen, Auditorium Decaan John Vinck, Korte Meer 7, 9000 Gent.
Collega Proximus : prof. Raf Vanderstraeten

Prof. dr. Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard University, USA): 'Fields and Fallow: The Interdisciplinarity of Science and Technology Studies'

 

Sarton Medal Lectures:

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 4pm. 
Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Auditorium A, Universiteitsstraat 4, 9000 Gent.
Collegae Proximi : profs D. Heirbaut, G. Martyn en R. Opsommer

Prof. dr. Sean Donlan (University of Limerick, Ireland): 'The law touches us but here and there, and now and then: Edmund Burke, law, and legal theory'

Friday, December 2, 2011, 4pm. 
Faculteit Wetenschappen, Het Pand, Zaal Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Collega Proximus : prof. Peter Van den haute
Prof. dr. Paul De Paepe (UGent) Belgen en Belgische plaatsnamen vereeuwigd door de geologie

Thursday, December 15, 2011, 4pm. 
Faculteit Diergeneeskunde, Auditorium D, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke.
Collega Proximus : Prof. H. De Brabander

Dr. Luc Devriese (UGent): 'Van peirdemeester via veearts tot dierenarts'

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 4pm. 
Geneeskunde en gezondheidswetenschappen, Faculteitsraadzaal, UZ Gent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent.
Collega Proximus : prof. Frank Vermassen (Vakgroep Heelkunde)

Prof. dr. Raphaël Suy (KULeuven): 'De zoektocht naar het menselijk pis-vlies ofte waterblaas'

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 4pm. 
Faculteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte, Auditorium E, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Gent.
Collega Proximus : Prof. Eric Schliesser

Prof. dr. Niccolo Guicciardini (Università di Bergamo, Italia): ''Specious algebra is fit enough to find out, but entirely unfit to consign to writing and commit to posterity':  Newton's  publication strategies as a  mathematical author'

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 4pm. 
Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde, Auditorium I, Tweekerkenstraat 2 (gebouw Hoveniersberg), 9000 Gent.
Collega Proximus : Prof. Freddy Heylen

Prof. dr. Michel De Vroey (UCL): 'Reflections on the history of macroeconomics from Keynes to the present'

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 4pm. 
Faculteit Ingenieurswetenschappen, Aud. D, J. Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Gent.
Collega Proximus : prof. Guy Chatel

Prof. dr. Marvin Lawrence Trachtenberg (New York University): 'Building-in-Time: Thinking and Making Architecture in the Premodern Era'

 

2010-2011

Sarton Chair Lecture:

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 4 pm.
Aula, Voldersstraat 9.

Jon Van Rood (University of Leiden): 'Kort verslag van een ontdekkingsreis in de transplantatie immunologie' 

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 4 pm.

Aula, Voldersstraat 9.

James E. McGuire (University of Pittsburgh): 'Ideas and Texts: Newton and the Intellectual History of Science'

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 8 pm. 

Public debat on science and globalization (in Dutch) 

  

Sarton Medal Lectures:

Friday October 22, 2010, 4 pm.
Faculteit Geneeskunde en Gezondheidswetenschappen, faculteitsraadzaal, UZ Gent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent.
Collega proximus : Prof. Luc Noens

Prof. Jon Van Rood (Universiteit Leiden): '"You will never forget your mother!"'

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 4 pm.
Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Auditorium NBII, Universiteitsstraat 4, 9000 Gent.
Collegae proximi : Prof. Dirk Heirbaut en Prof. Georges Martyn

Prof. dr. Emanuele Conte (Università degli Studi di Roma Tre): 'Framing the Feudal Bond. A Chapter of the History of Ius Commune in Medieval Europe'

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 4 pm.
Faculteit Wetenschappen, Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent.
Collega proximus : Prof. Philippe De Maeyer

Prof. Luc Daels (Universiteit Gent): 'Het landschap: het geheugen van de mensheid'

Thursday, February 17, 2011, 4 pm. 
Faculteit Politieke en Sociale Wetenschappen, Facultaire Vergaderzaal Decaan John Vincke, Korte Meer 5 (1ste verdiep), 9000 Gent.
Collega proximus : Prof. Raf Vanderstraeten

Prof. dr. Hartmann Tyrell (Universität Bielefeld): 'History and Sociology - Their Early History and Differentiation' 

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 4 pm.
Faculteit Ingenieurswetenschappen, Jozef Plateauzaal, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, (gelijkvloers, linkervleugel), 9000 Gent.
Collega proximus : Prof. Jan Vierendeels

Prof. John Anderson (University of Maryland, USA): 'Breaking the Sound Barrier: the Intellectual Breakthroughs in Aerodynamics that Made it Possible'

Friday, April 29, 2011, 4 pm.
Faculteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte, Auditorium B, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Gent.
Collegae proximi : Prof. Maarten Van Dyck en dr. Steffen Ducheyne

Prof. dr. James E. McGuire (University of Pittsburg): 'In God Power and Essence are not distinguished:' Descartes on Causa Sui'

 

2009-2010

Sarton Chair Lecture:

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 4 pm.
Aula, Voldersstraat 9.

Prof. Dr. Lisa Jardine (Queen Mary, University of London): 'Accidental Anglo-Dutch Collaborations: Seventeenth-Century Science in London and The Hague'

 

Sarton Medal Lectures:

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 6 pm.
Faculteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte, Auditorium A, Blandijnberg 2.
Collega proximus: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Pieters

Prof. Dr. Lisa Jardine (Queen Mary, University of London): 'Hooke versus Huygens: Who really perfected the pendulum clock?'

Thursday, December 10, 2009, 4 pm.
Faculteit Wetenschappen, Het Pand, Zaal Rector Vermeylen, Onderbergen 2.
Collega proximus: Prof. Dr. Danny Segers

Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Henriet (Universiteit Gent): 'Veritas liberavit eum – Prof. Alphonse-François Renard (1842-1903) en zijn tijd: een jezuiet, geoloog, mens en durfdenker in het oog van de storm'

Thursday, February 25, 2010, 4 pm.
Faculteit Rechten, Auditorium NBII, Universiteitsstraat 4.
Collega proximus: Prof. Dr. Georges Martyn

Prof. Dr. Serge Dauchy (CNRS - Université Lille Nord de France): 'L'arrestographie, science fort douteuse?'

Thursday, March 25, 2010, 4 pm.
Faculteit Diergeneeskunde, Auditorium D, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke.
Collega proximus: Prof. Dr. Piet Deprez

Prof. Dr. Johann Schaeffer (Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover): 'The ugly Frederick. Traumatic aspects in the history of human-dog relationship'

  

2008-2009

Sarton Chair Lecture:

Thursday, November 13, 2008, 4 pm.
Het Pand, Onderbergen 1.

Prof. Dr. Jens Høyrup (Roskilde University, Denmark): 'Baroque mindset and the new science: the dialectic of the seventeenth-century culture'

 

Sarton Medal Lectures:

Friday, November 14, 2008, 4 pm.
Faculteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte, Faculteitsraadzaal, Blandijnberg 2.
Collega proximus: Prof. Dr. E. Weber

Prof. Dr. J. Høyrup (Roskilde University, Denmark): 'State, ‘justice', scribal culture and mathematics in ancient Mesopotamia'

Thursday, December 11, 2008, 5:30 pm.
Faculteit Rechten, Auditorium NBII, Universiteitsstraat 6.
Collega proximus: Prof. Dr. M. Maresceau

Prof. Dr. P. Letto-Vanamo (University of Helsinki, Finland): 'Law, History and the European Integration'

Thursday, February 12, 2009, 4 pm.
Faculteit Psychologie en Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Auditorium 4, Henri Dunantlaan 2.
Collega proximus: Prof. Dr. R. Hartsuiker

Prof. Dr. P. Eling (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Nederland): 'Afasiologie, Waar en Hoe?'

Thursday, March 26, 2009, 4 pm.
Faculteit Geneeskunde en Gezondheidswetenschappen, Faculteitsraadzaal, De Pintelaan 185.
Collega proximus: Prof. Dr. E. Mortier

Prof. Dr. M. Lamy (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège, België): 'The development of artificial oxygen carriers'

  

2007-2008

Sarton Chair Lecture:

Thursday, October 18, 2007.

Prof. Dr. Douwe Draaisma (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen): 'Van wie is het syndroom van Asperger?'

Friday, October 19, 2007, 4 pm.
Faculteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte, Blandijnberg 2, auditorium A.
Collega Proximus: Jurgen Pieters

Prof. Dr. Douwe Draaisma (RU Groningen): 'De neurologisering van de psychiatrie'

 

Sarton Medal Lectures:

Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 4 pm.
Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen, Het Pand.
Collega Proximus: Nico Boon

Prof. Dr. John William Fisher Costerton (University of Southern California, Los Angeles): 'Biofilms in nature and disease'

Thursday, November 29, 2007, 4 pm.
Faculteit Rechten, Auditorium I, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Gent.
Collega Proximus: Dirk Heirbaut

Prof. Dr. Fred Stevens (KU Leuven): 'De Volkenbond: een entra’cte?'

Thursday, January 17, 2008, 4pm.
Faculteit Geneeskunde en Gezondheidswetenschappen, Faculteitsraadzaal.
Collega Proximus: Philippe Kesteleyn

Prof. Em. Dr. J. J. Delaey (Universiteit Gent): 'Het oog bij Vesalius'

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 4 pm.
Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde, auditorium VII.
Collega Proximus: Ignace De Beelde

Prof. Dr. Yannick Lemarchand (Université de Nantes): 'Compter, rendre compte et contrôler ; regards sur cinq siècles d'histoire de la comptabilité'

Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 6 pm. 
Faculteit Ingenieurswetenschappen, auditorium G, Jozef Plateaustraat 22.
Collega Proximus: Dirk De Meyer

Prof. Dr. Antoine Picon (Harvard University, Graduate School of Design): 'Learning from Utopia: Contemporary Architecture and the Quest for Political and Social Meaning

Thursday, April 10, 2008, 4 pm.
Faculteit Wetenschappen, S12, lokaal 01.35.
Collega Proximus: Danny Segers

Prof. Em. Dr. Jozef Uyttenhove (Universiteit Gent): 'Nucleaire elektronica als pionier in de ontwikkeling van de instrumentatie in de 20ste eeuw'