Talks, Invited Lectures and Conference Presentations
Linearity: the emergence of a controversial issue in 1980s air pollution research. AIP Early-Career Conference, College Park, MD, March 2014.
Acid fallout: the 1980s US scientific and political debates on the atmospheric transport of sulphur dioxide. Twentieth Century Think Tank, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge University, February 2014.
What is “severe damage”? Facts and values in the U.S.-Canada debates about lake acidification in the 1980s. History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Boston, November 2013.
Gone with the wind? Tall smokestacks, transboundary air pollution and U.S. acid rain politics in the 1980s. 24th International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Manchester, UK, July 2013.
Scientific Uncertainty and U.S. acid rain politics in the 1980s. History of Science Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 2012.
Scientific Uncertainty and Policy Making: Assessing Acid Rain in the 1980s. New York University, Environmental Studies Colloquium, New York, November 2012.
Marginalization Processes in Science. History of Science Colloquium, New York University, New York, September 2012.
Scientific uncertainty and U.S. acid rain politics: The controversy on source-receptor relationships in the 1980s. History and Philosophy of Climate Science Conference, Boulder, Colorado, September 2012.
Scientific Integrity at Stake: Assessing Acid Rain in the 1980s. AAAS Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, February 2012.
Einstein’s Opponents: The Public Controversy about the Theory of Relativity in the 1920s. History of Science and Technology Colloquium, University of Minnesota, February 2011.
Einstein’s Opponents. History of Science Colloquium, Regensburg University, June 2010.
Einsteins Gegner. German National Academy of Science Leopoldina, Halle, February 2010.
The Dynamics of Dissent: The Opposition to the Theory of Relativity in the 1920s. History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, November 2009.
The Opposition to the Theory of Relativity in the 1920s. Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 2009.
Albert Einsteins Relativitätstheorie und das Kino. Der Einsteinfilm von 1922. International Silent Film Festival, Bonn, August 2009.
The Academy of Nations – an international network of Einstein opponents from the 1920s. Institute for History and Foundations of Science, Utrecht University, May 2008.
The Globalization of Knowledge and its Consequences. Dahlem Workshop, Rapporteur of the Section “Modelling the Diffusion of Knowledge”, Freie Universität, Berlin, November 2007.
Albert Einstein und seine Gegner. German Museum Munich, October 2005.
Die frühen Gegner Einsteins. Der gesunde Menschenverstand ist nicht relativ. Conference “Entdeckung, Kreativität und Innovationskultur. Einsteins annus mirabilis”, Bern, July 2005.
Relativity filmed. 22nd International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Beijing, July 2005.
Die amateurwissenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung mit der Relativitätstheorie um 1920. Public Evening Lecture, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, February 2005.
Die verfilmte Relativität. Die öffentliche Kontroverse um den Einsteinfilm von 1922. German Physical Society Spring Meeting, Ulm, March 2004.
Einstein in the Daily Press. 6th Conference of the History of General Relativity, Amsterdam, June 2002.