January 28, 2019, Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK
The Churchill Archives Centre is proud to hold the scientific papers and personal correspondence of Lise Meitner (1878-1968), who, according to the inscription on her gravestone, was a physicist who never lost her humanity.
In honour of Meitner, who was the second woman with a doctorate in physics in Vienna and the first female professor of physics in Germany, the Archives Centre is holding a one-day symposium in January. The symposium will feature three panels that will explore Meitner’s life and work as well as her scientific achievements and her political legacy.
Panellists include Dr Graham Farmelo, David Rennert, Professor Ruth Lewin Sime, Dr Annette Vogt, Professor Dame Athene Donald, Georgina Ferry, Professor Valerie Gibson, Professor Heinz-Eberhard Mahnke, Tanja Traxler, Dr Helen Curry, Professor Sir Roy Calne, Stefan Frankenberger and Sandra Schüddekopf.
The symposium will be held in the Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Cambridge, United Kingdom CB3 0DS.
Admission is free. For more information, and to book a place, visit the website.
Posted: December 06, 2018