Analysing the Past - Shaping the Future
(Aachen) Under the title "Analyzing the past - shaping the future. Technology, Economic and Social History Research since the 1960s", the Research Unit for Economics and Social History and History of Technology at RWTH Aachen University (WISOTECH) hosted the 12th conference of the Aachen Centre of Excellence for History of Science (AKWG). The conference took place on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of WISOTECH under the leadership of Paul Thomes, who has headed the institute since 1995. At his invitation, around 60 guests discussed the perception and generation of knowledge and the effects of knowledge in the past, present and future within the framework of the interdisciplinary event.
Detailed Conferecne Report
A detailed conferecne report was written by Lena Knops, research assitant at the research unit.