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Energietag 2019 - Windenergie in Österreich 2019 - Wohin dreht der Wind?

Der Energietag 2019 wird mit Vorträgen zum Thema "Windenergie in Österreich 2019 – Wohin dreht der Wind?" am Donnerstag 26. September 2019 von 13:30 bis 21:00 Uhr im Hörsaal 1, TU Wien, Freihaus, Wiedner Hauptstraße 8, 1040 Wien stattfinden.

Der Eintritt ist frei; keine Anmeldung ist erforderlich.

Entnehmen Sie Details zum Energietag bitte dem Programm!

Programm des Energietags

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Ausstellung "Von Aussee nach Japan - Die abenteuerlichen Reisen des steirischen Fotografen Michael Moser (1853 - 1912)"

Poster Moser; © Peter M. Schuster

Die feierliche Eröffnung der Ausstellung "Von Aussee nach Japan - Die abenteuerlichen Reisen des steirischen Fotografen Michael Moser (1853 - 1912)" mit Vortrag und Buchvorstellung findet am 10. September 2019 um 19:00 Uhr im Großer Freskensaal, Schloss Pöllau, 8225 Pöllau b. Hartberg, statt. Die Ausstellung ist im Refektorium von Schloss Pöllau vom 10. bis 30. September 2019 bei freiem Eintritt jeweils von Mittwoch bis Sonntag, von 10:00 bis 17:00 Uhr, geöffnet.

Michael Moser war der erste Europäer, der seine Reisen nach Japan in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts fotografisch dokumentiert hat; seine Aufnahmen stellen wertvolle Dokumente des Lebens im Japan des 19. Jahrhunderts dar.

Poster der Ausstellung

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Two-Day Symposium "History for Physics: Quantum Foundations" at the University of Vienna

A two-day symposium "History for Physics: Quantum Foundations", will be held on September 23-24, 2019 at the Faculty for Physics of the University of Vienna (Austria).

Jointly organized by the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Vienna (IQOQI-Vienna) and the Max Planck Research Group "Historical Epistemology of the Final Theory Program" at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin, this symposium aims at demonstrating the importance of the history of physics within current research in physics itself. Researchers and students in physics who are not, or not yet, engaged in the history of physics are therefore particularly welcomed to join. 

The core format of this symposium will be that of tandem talks. Each tandem will pair two presentations, one given by a physicist on a current research topic, the other given by an historian of physics providing the historical context to that topic. We are delighted to announce the following two confirmed invited tandems: 

David Kaiser (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Christopher Fuchs (University of Massachusetts Boston)

Olival Freire Jr. (Federal University of Bahia) and Daniel Greenberger (City College of New York)

We furthermore call for contributed talks. We welcome talks which are either

  • single history talks on quantum foundations
  • physics/history-tandems on quantum foundations
  • presentations of historically relevant papers in quantum foundations

In case you are interested in participating in tandem, but do not have a tandem-partner, please contact the organizers, who will then try to match tandems together. We also highly welcome history talks by non-historians.

If you wish to contribute in one of those ways, please send an abstract of your proposed talk, no longer than half an A4 page, to The deadline for applications is 30.07.2019.

Additionally, we will schedule a panel discussion on the relevance of the history of physics for research and education and its current realization within academic structures. Panelists will be announced soon.

"History for physics: Quantum foundations" is the first of so far two scheduled events of this kind. The second, on quantum gravity, is going to be held on November 28-29, 2019 at the Albert Einstein Institute (AEI) in Potsdam-Golm (Germany), where Alexander Blum (MPIWG) & Hermann Nicolai (AEI) and Thiago Hartz (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) & Claus Kiefer (University of Cologne) are confirmed tandem-speakers.

Both symposia are free of charge and open to all. If you wish to attend without contributing a talk, we kindly ask for registration by sending an e-mail to

For further information please check the event-website,, or write to the organizers at the mentioned e-mail address.

With kind regards, 

Bernadette Lessel (MPIWG)
Flavio Del Santo (IQOQI-Vienna)

Symposium Announcement

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Lise Meitner-Lecture 2019 an der Technischen Universität Wien

Poster der Lise-Meitner-Lecture 2019; © ÖPG

Die österreichische Lise Meitner-Lecture 2019 wird am Dienstag, den 5.11.2019, um 17 Uhr im Festsaal der TU Wien stattfinden.

Sprecherin der Lise Meitner-Lecture 2019 ist Frau Prof. Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, University of Queensland, Australia, zum Thema "Sculpted light in nano- and microsystems".

Einladungs-Poster (Format A4)

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