News

[November 2015] We have finished work on an edited volume entitled Legitimizing Science: National and Global Publics, 1800-2010, which is published with Campus. The book contains essays presented at the workshop on "Science and the Public in the Nation State" that took place in Tübingen in Oct. 2014. The book will be published on Dec. 10, 2015 and contains essays pertaining to this research project.

[February 2015] Following up on our conference in Tübingen last October, we are planning to publish a volume with Campus Verlag on Legitimizing Science: National and Global Publics, 1800-2010.

[June 2014] Should you wish to join us for our September workshop on "Science and the Public in the Nation State: Historic and Current Configurations in Global Perspective, 1800-2010", you can now sign up using our registration form. Attendance is free.

[May 2014] The interdisciplinary workshop on "Science and the Public in the Nation-State" (Tübingen, Sept. 11-13, 2014) is shaping up. We have put up the preliminary workshop program.

[April 2014] Axel Jansen has been pursuing work on this project as a visiting fellow at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge.

[Sept. 2013] Both Andreas Franzmann and Axel Jansen will be presenting on their current research at the annual conference of the Association for Objective Hermeneutics. http://www.agoh.de/

[July 6, 2013]
We are inviting proposals for conference for September 2014 on "Science and the Public in the Nation-State: Historic and Current Configurations in Global Perspective, 1800-2010." Follow this link for a detailed proposal and CFP.

[June 11, 2013]
Wir sind umgezogen: Unser Büro befindet sich jetzt in der Keplerstr. 2 an der Universtät Tübingen.

[May 11, 2013]
This summer term, we are both teaching seminars on the subject of our investigation: Andreas Franzmann offers seminars in Tübingen and at the Universität Bielefeld, and Axel Jansen teaches a seminar on Public Debates on Stem Cell Research at Universität Kassel.

[February 11, 2013]
Andreas Franzmann hat am 6. Februar 2013 im Forschungskolloquium von Prof. Dr. Richard Münch an der Universität Bamberg einen Vortrag gehalten: "Zum Verhältnis von Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit: Die Stammzellenforschung Kaliforniens als Beispiel".

[November 5, 2012]
Axel Jansen teaches a seminar on science and the public since 1970 at Universität Kassel this winter term.

[August 29, 2012]
Christoph Ronge has joined the project team as research assistant in Tübingen. During the winter term 2012/13, Andreas Franzmann and Axel Jansen will pursue work on the project in UCLA's Department of History.

[March 11, 2012]
Axel Jansen will give a talk on "Science and the Humanities in Public Debate: Stability, Adaptation, and Deformation in Four Research Fields since 1970" in the Department of History, Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR) on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at 11am.

[Feb. 6, 2012]
Rike Öhm has joined us as research assistant.

[Feb. 2, 2012]
From Feb. 2, our offices will be at Nauklerstr. 37a, 2nd floor (1.OG), though our mailing address will remain at Wilhelmstr. 36, Hegelbau, 72074 Tuebingen, Germany. Andreas Franzmann is at +49 (0) 7071 / 29-77029, Axel Jansen at +49 (0) 7071 / 29-77022.

[Oct. 1, 2011]
Today is the official start of our project.

[Sept. 27, 2011]
On September 29, 2011, we will present our research project in Innsbruck/Austria at a conference on "The New Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere." We are part of a panel on the sociology of technology and science (Sektion für Technik- und Wissenschaftssoziologie, der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, http://soziologie2011.eu/techniksoziologie.html).