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FORCE – Forensic Culture in Europe, 1930-2000

Talks

Lara Bergers. ‘Smelling a Rat. The Use of the Senses in 20th Century Dutch Criminal Investigations and Trials’, speaker at the conference of the European Society for the History of Science, online, 2 September 2020

 

Volha Parfenchy.’Illiberal science and STS: new directions in the studies of science in state dictatorships. The case of forensic science in Soviet Russia‘, speaker at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology and the Society for Social Studies of Science, Prague/online, 18-21 August 2020

 

Willemijn Ruberg. ‘Psychoanalysis and the practice of forensic psychiatry in the Netherlands, 1927-1960′, speaker at the Conference Practicing Evidence- Evidencing Practice, Munich (DE), 21 February 2020

 

Pauline Dirven. ‘Performing Forensics: A comparative study of the entanglement of forensic examination practices and expert performances in England and the Netherlands 1900-1950‘, speaker at the Conference Workshop Practicing Evidence- Evidencing Practice, Munich (DE), 19 February 2020

 

Pauline Dirven. ‘The performance of expertise and practices of forensic evidence’, speaker at the Cultural History PhD Seminar of Utrecht University, Utrecht (NL), 11 February 2020

 

Willemijn Ruberg. ‘Hysteria revisited: diagnosing hysteria in Dutch forensic psychiatry (1900-1930)’, speaker at the Sense and Nonsense Conference of the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health, Birmingham (UK), 28 August 2019

 

Sara Serrano Martínez. ‘Lluny del pare…i la falç…i aquella mola: Aborto, infanticidio y su persecución en la Girona de posguerra [Far from Father…and the sickle…and that mass: Abortion, infanticide and their prosecution in Post-War Girona]’, speaker at the VII Encuentro Internacional de Jóvenes Investigadores e Investigadoras en Historia Contemporánea [International Meeting of Young Researchers in Contemporary History], Granada (ES), 6 September 2019

 

Willemijn Ruberg. ‘Innocence in Cases of Infanticide: Dutch Forensic Medicine and Psychiatry, 1925-1950′, speaker at the History of Science Society Conference, Utrecht (NL), 24 July 2019 

 

Lara Bergers. ‘Technologies of Innocence and Guilt: The Introduction of New Forensic Technologies in Dutch Courtrooms’, speaker at the History of Science Society Conference, Utrecht (NL), 24 July 2019 

 

Pauline Dirven. ‘Forensic DramaThe Script for Court Performances in the Ruxton Case (1936)’, speaker at the International Conference Captivating Criminality. Metamorphoses of Crime: Facts and Fictions, Pescara (IT), 14 June 2019

 

Willemijn Ruberg. ‘Forensic Expertise and the Cultural History of Knowledge’, speaker at the 8th Gewina Meeting of Historians of Science in the Low Countries, Woudschoten (NL), 21 June 2019

 

Lara Bergers. ‘Praxiography and the Making of a Murderer’, speaker at the 8th Gewina Meeting of Historians of Science in the Low Countries, Woudschoten (NL), 21 June 2019

 

Sara Serrano Martínez. ‘Gendered expertise through gendered crimes: forensic practices in Spanish courtrooms, 1931-1995’, speaker at the 10th European Spring School on History of Science and Popularization, Menorca (ES), 24 May 2019

 

Sara Serrano Martínez. ‘La responsabilidad penal en casos de embarazo, parto y puerperio en la Medicina Legal española, ca. 1880-1930 [Criminal responsibility in cases of pregnancy, delivery and puerperium in Spanish Legal Medicine, ca. 1880-1930]’, speaker at the XXXII Symposium of the Spanish Society for the History of Psychology [Sociedad Española de Historia de la Psicología], Madrid (ES), 8 May 2019

 

Willemijn Ruberg. ‘A cultural history of forensic science’, invited speaker at the Cultural History Seminar at Utrecht University, Utrecht (NL), 2 May 2019

 

Willemijn Ruberg. ‘A cultural history of forensic science’, invited speaker at the Descartes Centre History of Science colloquium, Utrecht (NL), 19 March 2019

 

Lara Bergers. ‘Leugenverklikker. Eens en nooit weer’, speaker at the Historisch Café lecture series, Utrecht (NL), 19 March 2019

 

Willemijn Ruberg. ‘Embodiment and experience’, speaker at the HEX Conference History of Experience: Theories, Methodologies, and Concepts, Tampere (FI), 4 March 2019

 

Sara Serrano-Martinez. ‘The voices of the accused, victims and witnesses in trials as sources for the history of science’, speaker at the History of Science and Humanities PhD Conference, Kerkrade (NL), 14 February 2019

 

Sara Serrano-Martinez. ‘Suicide and the unity of neuropsychiatry in Spain (1900-1936)’, speaker at the European Society for the History of Science Conference, London (UK), 16 September 2018