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ARTECHNE – Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950


2 - 4 July 2017
Goethe University, Max-Horkheimer-Str. 2, 60323 Frankfurt/Main

Sven Dupré will speak at ‘Weak Knowledge: Forms, Functions, and Dynamics’ conference, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, 2-4 July 2017

The objective of the conference is to bring together historians of science and of knowledge working in different fields and on different epochs, in order to engage in a comparative discussion of forms and functions of knowledge that have been or are considered to be ‘weak’ in one of several possible senses – including epistemic, social, and practical dimensions.Sven Dupré’s lecture is titled ‘Failure and the Imperfections of Artisanal Knowledge in the Early Modern Period’. More information will follow soon.


Katharine Anderson (Toronto), Cornelius Borck (Lübeck), José Brunner (Tel Aviv), Sven Dupré (Utrecht/Amsterdam), Rivka Feldhay (Tel Aviv), Orna Harari (Tel Aviv), Matthias Heymann (Århus), Daryn Lehoux (Kingston, Ontario), Anne Marcovich and Terry Shinn (Paris), Dominique Pestre (Paris), Andy Pickering (Exeter), Eleanor Robson (London), Suman Seth (Ithaca), Richard Staley (Cambridge), Laurence Totelin (Cardiff), John H. Warner (Yale), Monika Wulz (Zürich)


Mitchell Ash (Wien), Moritz Epple (Frankfurt/M.), Annette Imhausen (Frankfurt/M.), Falk Müller (Frankfurt/M.), Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (Berlin)