Third conference on the history of science in Norway: “University history, university collections and university practices

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway,

14-17 October 2010

First Announcement and Call for Papers

After very successful meetings in Oslo in 2008 and Tromsø/Lofoten in 2009 we are pleased to announce the Third conference on the history of science in Norway, which will take place from 14 to 17 October 2010 at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway. The conference is being hosted in collaboration between the Forum for Kunnskapshistorie and the NTNU Anniversary History Project.

The theme of the conference will be “University history, university collections and university practices”. In 2010 the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the city of Trondheim will be celebrating the 250th anniversary of the foundation of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters in 1760 and the 100th anniversary of the Foundation of the Norwegian Institute of Technology in 1910. We invite submission of papers and organised sessions related to the theme as well as to the history of science in its broader sense, including the history of social sciences and humanities. Please send proposals of no more than 200 words (word doc or rtf format) to the email address below before 15 April 2010. Please include a short biography highlighting main research interests no more than 50 words. Proposals will be reviewed by the Programme Committee. Participants will be notified by 31 May.

Presentations are limited to 20 minutes, with additional 10 minutes for discussion. The conference language will be English.

For submission of abstracts and requests for more information, please contact: Ragnhild Green Helgås ([email protected])