Workshop “Women in Modern Physics”, June 6-7, 2023, Department of Mathematics, University of Siegen, Emmy Noether Campus

All interested people are welcome to participate.
A live stream to the workshop will also be offered. We ask for registration by e-mail to Andrea Reichenberger (

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 (Room: ENC/B030)
12:00-1:00 pm
Rudolf Meer (Graz/Siegen):
Ilse Schneider on the Space-Time Problem and Alois Riehl’s Influence
1:00-2:00 pm
Daniela Helbig (Sydney):
Ilse Rosenthal-Schneider’s Work in Australia (1939-1980)

2:00-2:30 pm Coffee break

Round Table (Room: ENC/B222)
2:30-3:30 pm
Andrea Reichenberger and Julia Franke-Reddig (Siegen):
Women Physicists and Digital History: Challenges and Perspectives of Archival Research
3:30-4:00 pm
Michael Stöltzner (South Carolina): Roundtable Discussion
4:00-5:00 pm
Philipp Berghofer (Graz):
On the Relationship Between the Observer and the Observed: Lessons from Paulette Destouches-Février

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 (Room: ENC/D223)
10:00-11:00 am
Alex Seuthe (Dortmund):
Symbolic Structures and the Fabric of Reality: Exploring the Intersection of Ernst Cassirer’s Philosophy of Physics and Susanne Langer’s Philosophy of Symbolism
11:00-12:00 am
Jens Salomon (Münster):
The Chew-Low-Salzman Method and Freda Friedman Salzman – A Physicist between Nuclear and Social Interactions

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Meeting identification number (access code): 2740 371 5805
Meeting password: 2pMXZpFmMM33