Book Launch: J. Surman et. al (eds.) Science Interconnected: German-Polish Scientific Entanglements in Modern History (Marburg 2022). With Zaur Gasimov (Bonn), Jan Surman (Prague) and Justyna Turkowska (Edinburgh) | Book presentation
TopicsHistory of science
The virtual platform HPS.CESEE and Herder Institute Research Academy (HIRA) are proud to present the global book talk "Science Interconnected: German-Polish Scientific Entanglements in Modern History". Justyna Turkowska (Edinburgh) and Zaur Gasimov (Bonn) will join with the editor of "Science Interconnected: German-Polish Scientific Entanglements in Modern History" (Marburg 2022), Jan Surman (Prague) in a discussion moderated by Tatsiana Astrouskaya (Marburg). It is part of a series of open zoom events aiming to foster the discussion of new books and approaches within the history of science and scholarship (broadly understood) in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe.
Thursday, September 15, 18:00-19:00 Vienna / 19:00-20:00 Kyiv / 12:00-13:00 New York
The meeting is free and open to the public. To receive the link, please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hirahpscesee-book-launch-j-surman-ed-science-interconnected-tickets-410753624147 or write to email@example.com.
Justyna Turkowska is a DAAD Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. She completed her PhD on the transnational aspects of the history of medicine in the Eastern borderlands of the German Empire at the University of Giessen (Germany) in 2016 . Her award-winning dissertationIt was published as Der kranke Rand des Reiches. Sozialhygiene und nationale Räume in der Provinz Posen um 1900 (Marburg 2020).
Zaur Gasimov is the DFG Principal Investigator at the Russian Studies Department of the University of Bonn. In 2009, he graduated from the University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and joined the Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz, Germany. From 2013 to 2019, he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Orient-Institut in Istanbul, Turkey. He has extensively published on Russian-Turkish relations and the entangled history of Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
Jan Surman is a historian of science and scholarship at the Masaryk Institute and Archives of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Surman holds a PhD in history from the University of Vienna and has been working at the Herder Insitute, Marburg; IFK, Vienna; and the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow. His research focuses on scientific transfer, academic mobility, and scientific internationalism, and he is currently preparing a book on the history of Ukrainian science in the interwar period.