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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 ... 
2249b  History of Mathematics through Collaboration: Toward a Composite Portrait of Oswald Veblen
[OWR202256] (2022)  (04 Dec  10 Dec 2022)Oswald Veblen played a pivotal role in the history of American mathematics in the twentieth century. His life, however, remains largely unstudied. This conference was designed to redress this issue by exploring Oswald ... 
2051  History of Mathematics: A Global Cultural Approach (online meeting)
[OWR202041] (2020)  (13 Dec  19 Dec 2020)The primary purpose of this workshop was to take account of progress on an ongoing sixvolume cultural history of mathematics from antiquity to the present. This project is led by nine editors working with a large team 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 ... 
2122  Mathematics and its Ancient Classics Worldwide: Translations, Appropriations, Reconstructions, Roles (hybrid meeting)
[OWR202126] (2021)  (30 May  05 Jun 2021)The workshop analyzes the constitution, recovery, and role of the classical texts in mathematical practice throughout history. It aims at problematizing the notion of "classic", to make it a historical category and to study ... 
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 Niccolò Guicciardini (Siena), Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen (Roskilde), and David Rowe (Mainz). By focusing on the interplay between mathematics and ... 
Maximal Quaternion Orders in Quadratic Extensions  in Hurwitz’s Diaries
[OWP202016] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 20200803)We present and comment on some unpublished work of Adolf Hurwitz on quaternion arithmetic from his diaries. 
0908a  MiniWorkshop: Category Theory and Related Fields: History and Prospects
[OWR20098] (2009)  (15 Feb  21 Feb 2009)The 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. 
2342b  MiniWorkshop: Felix Klein's Foreign Students: Opening Up the Way for Transnational Mathematics
[OWR202347] (2023)  (15 Oct  20 Oct 2023)Extending existing analyses of the topic, the workshop aimed to investigate the influence of Felix Klein on the development of mathematics (especially number theory, algebra, geometry, analysis, applications of mathematics ... 
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 ... 
1109b  MiniWorkshop: History of Numerical and Graphical Tables
[OWR201112] (2011)  (27 Feb  05 Mar 2011)Numerical tables were one of the most commonly used instruments of calculation from the earliest periods for which we have evidence of mathematical activity until the appearance of computing machines. Such tables (including ... 
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)A threevolume book on all aspects of the European reception of Isaac Newton’s work is in preparation, for publication in 2008 by Continuum Press (London). This workshop involved the important subset of contributors working ...