Université Paul Sabatier – Toulouse, 12-13 June 2009

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Friday, 12 June

8.30 Registrations

9.00 Opening Session

9.30 Session 1: Promoting University Heritage for Teaching and Research

Chair: Sofia Talas, University of Padua

Towards a university research museum?

Daniel Raichvarg & Marie-Laure Baudement, Université de Bourgogne,

Dijon, France

Web archiving and university heritage: Past and future preservation,

documentation and annotation of ephemeral collections for research

Charles van den Heuvel, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences,

The Netherlands

Opening doors to learning: Maximising the potential of The Glasgow

School of Art’s collections and archives

Peter Trowles, Archives and Collections Centre, The Glasgow School of

Art, UK

11.00 Coffee-Break

11.30 Session 1 (cont.): Promoting University Heritage for Teaching and


Chair: Sofia Talas, University of Padua

University collections and paleontological research : what’s new in


Jérôme Thomas, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Dans les murs mais aussi “hors les murs”: An Australian view

Penelope Collet, La Trobe University, Australia

12.30 Lunch

14.00 Session 2: Increasing Access to University Heritage I

Chair: Laurence Roussillon-Constanty, LAIRDIL, Université Paul

Sabatier-Toulouse 3, France

When the University creates intangible heritage in the 21st century

Marie Depraetere & Nathalie Nyst, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB),


Importance of specimen collections in the knowledge about biodiversity

and its changes

Alain Canard, Jean-Claude Beaucournu, Joel Boustie & Dominique Bernard,

Université de Rennes 1, France

Meteorological (and more) instruments revealed: The collections of the

Geophysical Institute of the University of Porto

Marisa L. Monteiro & Miguel F. O. Soares, University of Porto, Portugal

Science on a shoestring: developing a virtual museum at the University

of Leeds

Michael Finn, University of Leeds, UK

16.00 Coffee-Break

14.00 Session 3: Increasing Access to University Heritage II


Chair: Daniel Raichvarg, Université de Bourgogne, France

Should universities exhibit their collections?

Michèle Antoine, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Belgium

FORESTRY: A Project to Increase Access to University Heritage

E. Helerea, I. Abrudan, V. Ciobanu & V. Coroiu, University of Brasov,


Darwin’s Year: French university heritage struggles for life

Luc Gomel, Université de Montpellier 2, France

How to be in request? Thoughts and Ideas about the Hungarian University

Museums and Collections

Judit Szilágyi, University of Debrecen, Hungary

16.00 Coffee-Break

16.30 Session 4: University Libraries and Archives: New projects

Chair: Thomas Bremer, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Bibnum, a guided digital library for history of science

Alexandre Moatti, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France

Traditional methods and new models of research: AdAC, the Archive of

Contemporary Art at the University of Genoa.

Luca Bochicchio, University of Genoa, Italy

How to promote accessibility to the historic library collections

Panu Nykänen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

16.30 Session 5: Surveying, Organizing and Networking University

Heritage across Europe


Chair: Roland Wittje, University of Regensburg, Germany

Managing the scientific and cultural heritage of a medieval university:

The case of Uppsala University

John Worley, Gustavianum Museum, Uppsala University, Sweden

The safeguard of the scientific and technical contemporary heritage:

national and regional missions, networks and European developments

Catherine Cuenca, Musée des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France Anne-Claire

Jolivet, Université de Toulouse, France

18.30 Visit to the Jolimont Astronomical Observatory

Salvaging, inventorying and promoting the heritage of Observatoire

Midi-Pyrénées (Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse)

Emmanuel Davoust, Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Toulouse-Tarbes,

Université de Toulouse, France

Saturday, 13 June

9.00 Session 6: University museums: New projects

Chair: Catherine Gadon, University Paul Sabatier – Toulouse, France

The College of Jesus, a new Coimbra cathedral of science

Catarina Pires, Institute of Interdisciplinary Research, Coimbra,

Gilberto Pereira, Science Museum, University of Coimbra, Pedro

Casaleiro, Science Museum, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Progressions towards establishing a Museum of the History of Science,

Technology and Medicine at the University of Leeds

Mark Steadman, University of Leeds, UK

Museum of Medicine: New challenges and opportunities for Medical

University of Gdansk, Poland

Marek Bukowski, Department of History and Philosophy of Medical Science,

Medical University of Gdansk, Poland

10.30 Coffee-break

11.00 Session 7: Sense of Heritage and Culture

Chair: Sébastien Soubiran, University of Strasbourg, France

The sense of heritage

Nabil El-Haggar, Université de Lille 1, France

The “Academic Museum” at the University of Goettingen: The University

Collection as a Space of Knowledge Production and Cultural Heritage

Marian Füssel, Dominik Collet & Marie Luisa Allemeyer, University of

Goettingen, Germany

Other ways of seeing: an interdisciplinary approach to university


Laurence Roussillon-Constanty, LAIRDIL, Université Paul

Sabatier-Toulouse 3, France

Public annotation of cultural and academic heritage

Reina de Raat, Utrecht University Museum, The Netherlands

13.00 Lunch

14.30 Closing address (speaker to be designated)

15.30 Universeum Business Meeting/General discussion

17.00 Visit to the collections of the Université Paul Sabatier

18.00 Visit to the Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle

Cocktail offered by the Mairie de Toulouse (to be confirmed)

Sunday, 14 June: Post-Conference Excursions