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Reproduction in 20th Century Life Sciences. Negotiating Identities II

Workshop   10.05.2010





Organised by

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin in collaboration with the ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society (Egenis)

This workshop is sponsored by the British Council (Germany) Academic Research Collaboration scheme, a British-German initiative of the British Council and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).


Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

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11.00 Welcome & Introduction 11.15- 12.00 Mathias Grote (Egenis, Exeter, MPIWG ) „An organism without genes: Microbial reproduction in between persistence and precarity“

12.00 -12.45 Bettina Bock von Wülfingen (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) „Materialisation of heredity in the process of conception“

12.45-13.15 Coffee break

13.15.- 14. 00 Christina Brandt (MPIWG) Theories and Practices of Clonal Reproduction in Mid-20th Century Life Science

14.00- 14.45 Jean Harrington (Egenis, Exeter) Is re-producing a ‘local affair’? The effect of culturing routines on stem cells

14.45- 15.15 Coffee break

15.15 – 16.00 Susan E. Kelly (Egenis, Exeter) A Chimeric Shift?

16.00- 16.45. Kimberly Leighton (Amercian University, Washington) TBA

16.45- 17.00 Florence Vienne (and others, requested) Brief Presentation of the DFG-„Research Network: Economies of Reproduction“ Discussants: Christine Hauskeller, John Dupre, Hans-Jörg Rheinberger

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