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Peter Barker
Visiting Fellow
Academic Year 1981-82
Memphis State University

June 2008
Oklahoma University

Barker, P. (2007) “Towards a cognitive history of the Copernican revolution” Organon, 35: 61-72; reprinted in M. Kokowski (ed.) The Global and the Local:

The History of Science and the Cultural Integration of Europe. Proceedings of the 2nd ICESHS ( Cracow, Poland, September 6-9, 2006), 302-309.

Professional activity

Commentator and Chair: “Astrology at the eve of modernity” History of Science Society, Alexandria, VA, November 2.

Invited Paper: “Why History of Science is Hard: Evaluating Lavoisier’s Contribution to the Chemical Revolution” Machette Foundation Conference, University of South Florida , November 16-17.

Organizer and presenter: Workshop on Academic Writing, PHIS annual meeting, University of Aarhus Conference Center, Sandbjerg, Jutland, Denmark, December 6-7 (with R. Schleifer).

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship Selection Committee, New York , March 16

May 2011
Publications:

Peter Barker (2011) “The Reality of Peurbach’s Orbs” in Patrick J. Boner (ed.) Change and Continuity in Early Modern Cosmology (New York: Springer, 2011) pp. 7-32.

Peter Barker,. “Logic of Scientific Discovery, (Popper)”, in  Encyclopedia of Research Design, Neil J. Salkind (ed.). NY: SAGE, 2010, Vol.2, 728-730.

Content adviser for: Natalie M. Rosinsky, The Story of the Atomic Bomb: How It Changed the World (Mankato, MN: Compass Point Books, 2010).

Presentations:

“Copenhagen in Norman: Niels Bohr at the University of Oklahoma” Weitzenhoffer Theater, OU, following the last performance of Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen, directed by Susan Shaughnessy, Sept 12, 2010.

“Understanding Proliferation: The Last Days of the Manhattan Project”, International Society for the  Study of European Ideas, Ankara, Turkey, August 2-6, 2010.

President & Local arrangements coordinator, Midwest Junto for the History of Science, Norman OK, March 26-27, 2010.

“On the Reality of Celestial Orbs. 1472-1609” History of Science Colloquium, University of Oklahoma, Feb 19, 2010.

 

 
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