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• #### 0945 - Design and Analysis of Infectious Disease Studies ﻿

[OWR-2009-48] (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, 1800-2000 ﻿

[OWR-2010-12] (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 ﻿

[OWR-2011-51] (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 ﻿

[OWR-2012-4] (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 ﻿

[OWR-2013-12] (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 ﻿

[OWR-2009-47] (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 ﻿

[OWR-2008-24] (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 ﻿

[OWR-2015-47] (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 ﻿

[OWR-2017-58] (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, 1650-2000 ﻿

[OWR-2005-56] (2005) - (11 Dec - 17 Dec 2005)
The workshop “Mathematics in the Physical Sciences, 1650-2000” was organised by Niccolo Guicciardini (Siena), Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen (Ros- kilde), and David Rowe (Mainz). By focusing on the interplay between math- ematics ...
• #### 0908a - Mini-Workshop: Category Theory and Related Fields: History and Prospects ﻿

[OWR-2009-8] (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 - Mini-Workshop: History of Mathematics in Germany, 1920 - 1960 ﻿

[OWR-2010-3] (2010) - (17 Jan - 23 Jan 2010)
The Mini-Workshop 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 - Mini-Workshop: Max Dehn: his Life, Work, and Influence ﻿

[OWR-2016-59] (2016) - (18 Dec - 23 Dec 2016)
This mini-workshop is part of a long-term 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 - Mini-Workshop: On the Reception of Isaac Newton in Europe ﻿

[OWR-2006-10] (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 two-liner: `Nature, and Nature's laws lay hid in night. ...
• #### 0618c - Mini-Workshop: Studying Original Sources in Mathematics Education ﻿

[OWR-2006-22] (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 - Mini-Workshop: The Reception of the Work of Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) ﻿

[OWR-2007-38] (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 - Mini-Workshop: Women in Mathematics: Historical and Modern Perspectives ﻿

[OWR-2017-2] (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 ﻿

[OWR-2004-51] (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 on-going investigation, ...