International Symposium “Lavoisier in Perspective”

Scientific direction: Professor Marco Beretta

Ehrensaal (Hall of Fame), Deutsches Museum, Munich September 12-13, 2003

A scientific symposium on the history of chemistry with Lavoisier as its focal point is planned for September 12-13, 2003 in the Deutsches Museum.

Invited speakers: – Dr. Johann Peter Prinz, Germany – Prof. Ferdinando Abbri, Italy – Prof. Dr. Keiko Kawashima, Japan – Prof. Dr. Mi Gyung Kim, USA – Dr. Angela Bandinelli, Italy – Prof. Dr. Marco Beretta, Italy – Dr. Andrea Scotti, Italy – Trevor Levere, Canada – Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel, Germany – Dr. Peter Heering, Germany – Dr. Jean Pierre Poirier, France – Dr. Patrice Bret, France – Prof. Dr. Alfred Nordmann, Germany

In an official ceremony, which will take place on September 12, 2003 (19:00) the bust of A.-L. Lavoisier will be brought into the Deutsches Museum’s Hall of Fame.

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794) is the first non-German scientist to be honoured in the Museum’s Hall of Fame. This ceremony, one of a number of activities celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Museum’s founding in 1903, represents both a historical milestone and an important step toward achieving true internationality for the Deutsches Museum. The ceremony is followed by a reception.

To receive the full programme together with an invitation to the symposium and the ceremony, please send your name and postal address by e-mail to the following address:

<[email protected]>

We kindly ask you to respond by August 8, 2003. Please note that the number of participants is limited. There is no conference fee.