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0945  Design and Analysis of Infectious Disease Studies
[OWR200948] (2009)  (01 Nov  07 Nov 2009)This workshop gathered 45 participants from 16 countries and had a correspondingly multifaceted program covering various infectious diseases, public health applications, and methodological innovations. The discussions and ... 
1009  Disciplines and Styles in Pure Mathematics, 18002000
[OWR201012] (2010)  (28 Feb  06 Mar 2010)This workshop addressed issues of discipline and style in number theory, algebra, geometry, topology, analysis, and mathematical physics. Most speakers presented case studies, but some offered global surveys of how stylistic ... 
1144  Emigration of Mathematicians and Transmission of Mathematics: Historical Lessons and Consequences of the Third Reich
[OWR201151] (2011)  (30 Oct  05 Nov 2011)This conference provided a focused venue to explore the intellectual migration of mathematicians and mathematics spurred by the Nazis and still influential today. The week of talks and discussions (both formal and informal) ... 
1202  Explicit Versus Tacit Knowledge in Mathematics
[OWR20124] (2012)  (08 Jan  14 Jan 2012)This workshop aimed to bring together an international group of historians of mathematics to reflect upon the role played by tacit knowledge in doing mathematics at various times and places. The existence of tacit knowledge ... 
1310  From "Mixed" to "Applied" Mathematics: Tracing an important dimension of mathematics and its history
[OWR201312] (2013)  (03 Mar  09 Mar 2013)The workshop investigated historical variations of the ways in which historically boundaries were drawn between ‘pure’ mathematics on the one hand and ‘mixed’ or ‘applied’ mathematics on the other from about 1500 until ... 
0944a  History and Philosophy of Mathematical Notations and Symbolism
[OWR200947] (2009)  (25 Oct  31 Oct 2009)The conference aimed to discuss the nature of mathematical language with the focus set on the history of mathematical symbolism and symbolisation in a wide sense. Its contents were arranged along three main topics—symbolization ... 
0822  History of Mathematics of the Early 20th Century: The Role of Transition
[OWR200824] (2008)  (25 May  31 May 2008)This conference provided a focused venue to investigate the history of mathematics during a particularly active time in the discipline, that is, roughly between the turn of the 20th century and 1950. Using the lens of ... 
1544a  History of Mathematics: Models and Visualization in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences
[OWR201547] (2015)  (25 Oct  31 Oct 2015)This workshop brought together historians of mathematics and science as well as mathematicians to explore important historical developments connected with models and visual elements in the mathematical and physical sciences. ... 
1751  Mathematical Instruments between Material Artifacts and Ideal Machines: Their Scientific and Social Role before 1950
[OWR201758] (2017)  (17 Dec  23 Dec 2017)Since 1950, mathematicians have become increasingly familiar with the digital computer in their professional practice. Previously, however, many other instruments, now mostly forgotten, were commonly used to compute numerical ... 
0550  Mathematics in the Physical Sciences, 16502000
[OWR200556] (2005)  (11 Dec  17 Dec 2005)The workshop “Mathematics in the Physical Sciences, 16502000” was organised by Niccol`o Guicciardini (Siena), Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen (Ros kilde), and David Rowe (Mainz). By focusing on the interplay between math ematics ... 
0908a  MiniWorkshop: Category Theory and Related Fields: History and Prospects
[OWR20098] (2009)  (15 Feb  21 Feb 2009)he workshop concerned various topics in the history of category theory and related ﬁelds, paying attention to some extent also to open questions, present and possible future development. 
1003a  MiniWorkshop: History of Mathematics in Germany, 1920  1960
[OWR20103] (2010)  (17 Jan  23 Jan 2010)The MiniWorkshop dealt with the history of mathematics in Germany between 1920 and 1960, with a particular focus on the social history of mathematics. For the period under discussion research in the history of mathematics ... 
1651b  MiniWorkshop: Max Dehn: his Life, Work, and Influence
[OWR201659] (2016)  (18 Dec  23 Dec 2016)This miniworkshop is part of a longterm project that aims to produce a book documenting Max Dehn’s singular life and career. The meeting brought together scholars with various kinds of expertise, several of whom gave ... 
0608c  MiniWorkshop: On the Reception of Isaac Newton in Europe
[OWR200610] (2006)  (19 Feb  25 Feb 2006)`Helpful' is not quite the word that comes to mind when considering Isaac Newton'. (Alan Shapiro) A widely known legend is encapsulated by Alexander Pope's famous twoliner: `Nature, and Nature's laws lay hid in night. ... 
0618c  MiniWorkshop: Studying Original Sources in Mathematics Education
[OWR200622] (2006)  (30 Apr  06 May 2006)In the last thirty years quite some initiatives evolved and much material was developed for using the history of mathematics in the teaching of mathematics at all levels. There is a growing consensus that historical work ... 
0733a  MiniWorkshop: The Reception of the Work of Leonhard Euler (17071783)
[OWR200738] (2007)  (12 Aug  18 Aug 2007)Quite a number of scholars work on all aspects of Euler, especially in connection with the continuing preparation of the edition of his Opera omnia. But the historical study of the reception of his work during his lifetime ... 
1702a  MiniWorkshop: Women in Mathematics: Historical and Modern Perspectives
[OWR20172] (2017)  (08 Jan  14 Jan 2017)The aim of the workshop is to build a bridge between research on the situation of women in mathematics at the beginning of coeducative studies and the current circumstances in academia. The issue of women in mathematics ... 
0445  The History of Differential Equations, 1670  1950
[OWR200451] (2004)  (31 Oct  06 Nov 2004)Differential equations have been a major branch of pure and applied mathematics since their inauguration in the mid 17th century. While their history has been well studied, it remains a vital field of ongoing investigation, ...