open seminar on the “inner dynamics of creative environments”
held at Carlsberg Academy
8 June 2015, 8:30 to 14:00
The seminar is held in conjunction with the first visit to the Niels Bohr Archive (NBA) of NBA’s new international Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Registration by 31 May is necessary for those who have not received a personal invitation (see link below). The seminar is made possible by a grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation, for which we would like to express our gratitude. This and other arrangements in connection with SAB’s visit are kindly supported by the Carlsberg Foundation.
08:30 Croissant with coffee or tea.
09:00 Thomas Bjørnholm, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Copenhagen: Welcome.
09:10 Robert Feidenhans’l, Director of the Niels Bohr Institute: “The Niels Bohr Archive and the Niels Bohr Institute.”
09:20 Finn Aaserud, Director of NBA, Introduction: “Presentation of a project: ‘The inner dynamics of creative environments’.”
09:35 Gregory Good, Director, Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics, and member of NBA’s Scientific Advisory Board (NBA‒SAB): “Extraordinary individuals, team collaboration, and creative environments.”
10:05 Olival Freire, Professor of physics and history of science, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil, and member of NBA‒SAB: “The quantum dissidents ‒ Rebuilding the foundations of quantum mechanics 1950‒1990.”
10:35 Coffee break.
11:15 Fujia Yang, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and member of NBA‒SAB: “Niels Bohr and China.”
11.45 Ole Wæver, Professor and Centre Leader, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen: “Niels Bohr as political scientist.”
12:00 Karin Tybjerg, Associate Professor, Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen, and member of the Board of NBA: “History of science and creative environments.”
12:15 Vilhelm Bohr, Professor, Dr. Med., Laboratory Chief, National Institute of Aging, U.S.A., and Chairman of the Board of NBA: Concluding remarks.
12.30 Mingling, with a bite and a drink, for all seminar participants.