Robert Marc Friedman

Professor - Historie
Bilde av Robert Marc Friedman
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Besøksadresse Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treschows hus 0851 OSLO
Postadresse Postboks 1008 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Bakgrunn

1971           B.S. (meteorology & oceanography, theatre) New York Univ

1978           Ph.D.(history of science) Johns Hopkins University

1989-97      Prof, Dept of History & Science Studies Program, Univ of Calif,San Diego

1991-93      Director, Science Studies Program, University of California, San Diego

1994           Torgny Segerstedt Visiting Chair in History & Sociology of Higher Ed., 
                              Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences

1997-00      Senior Researcher, Forum for University History, University of Oslo

2000-09      Interdisciplinary Prof of History of Science, Humanities, Univ. of Oslo

2004           Senior Research Fellow, Inst. of Advanced Studies, Univ of Bologna

2009           Tetelman Fellow, Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University

2010-          Prof - History of Science, Inst for arkeologi, konservering & historie, UiO

2011-13      Associate Research Scholar, History of Science, Johns Hopkins Univ

2011-13      Prof II, Institute for historie og religionsvitenskap, Universitetet i Tromsø

2015           Research Fellow, Max Planck Inst. für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin

Faglige kompetanseområder

  • Vitenskapshistorie
  • universitetshistorie
  • polarhistorie
  • kulturhistorie
  • formidling gjennom drama
  • historisk kunnskapssosiologi

Pågående og planlagte forskningsprosjekter ved IAKH

  • History of making sense of the aurora - sammen med Univ. i Tromsø
  • "Banned in Berlin" ["Transcendence"] - historically-based drama Einstein and the general theory of relativity in context
  • Einstein and the Nobel Committee: New evidence of prejudice and politics in the rejection of relativity
  • Victor Moritz Goldschmidt: The 'Other' in Norwegian science & VMG's contribution to geoscience (both research and dramatization)
  • The Politics of Nobel Excellence in the early Cold War
  • Harald Ulrik Sverdrup: En vitenskapelig biografi
Emneord: Historie, Vitenskapshistorie, Universitetshistorie, Polarhistorie

Publikasjoner

  • "Nobel physics prize in perspective." Nature, 292 1981. 793-798.
  • Appropriating the Weather: Vilhelm Bjerknes and the Construction of a Modern Meteorology.
    Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1989; 1993.
  • The Expeditions of Harald Ulrik Sverdrup: Contexts for Shaping an Ocean Science. La Jolla, CA: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1994.
  • "Civilization and national honour: The rise of Norwegian geophysical and cosmic science." Making Sense of Space: A History of Norwegian Space Activities. ed., J. P. Collett. Oslo: Scandinavian Universities Press, 1995. 3-39.
  • Integration and Visibility: Historiographic Challenges to University History. Occasional Papers 1/2000 Forum for University History, University of Oslo, 2000. 49 pp.
  • The Politics of Excellence: Behind the Nobel Prize in Science. New York: Freeman & Times Books, Henry Holt & Co., 2001. 400 pp. Chinese edition: Shanghai, 2005.
  • "Nansenismen" og "Å spise kirsbær med de store". Norsk Polarhistorie, Bind II Vitenskapene. eds., E.-A. Drivenes & H.D. Jølle. Oslo: Gyldendal, 2004. 107-174, 331-420.
  • Remembering Miss Meitner Drama. Göteborgs Stadsteater (2004-2010) og Radioteatern, Sveriges Radio (2004, 2006). Gjestespill, bl.a. Yale University (2009) & Maxim Gorki Theatre, Berlin (2010). Flere profesjonelle forestillinger på engelsk og italiensk.
  • Ricordando Lise Meitner: Dramma in un atto di scienza e tradimento. Bologna: Edizioni Pendragon, 2005.
  • Becoming Albert Einstein Drama. Forestillinger i Bergen og Oslo, 2005.
  • “Prestigieux dès sa naissance.” La Recherche, ‘Les prix Nobel.’  423, Oct 2008. 28-33.
  • “Making the Aurora Norwegian: Science and Image in the Making of a Tradition.” Interdisciplinary Science Reviews. 2010, 35 (1): 52-70.
  • '"Et forjættende symbol': Aulen,universitetet og folket". I: Edvard Munchs aulamalerier. Fra kontroversielt prosjekt til nasjonalskatt. Messel Forlag, 2011: 25-45
  • "Amundsen vs Nansen" Skuespill. Hålogaland Teater. 2011
  • "Amundsen, Nansen, and the Question of Science: Dramatizing Historical Research on the Polar Heroic." Endeavour. 2011, 35 (4): 151-159
  • “Science, populist democracy and honour. The 1911 Centenary Celebration of the Royal Fredrik University in Kristiania.” National, Nordic or European? Nineteenth- Century University Jubilees and Nordic Cooperation. ed. Pieter Dhondt. Brill History of Science and Medicine Library. 2011. 25(4). 267-284.
  • "Has the Swedish Academy of Sciences...seen nothing, heard nothing, and understood nothing?" The First World War, Biased Neutrality, and the Nobel Prizes in Science. Neutrality in Twentieth-Century Europe. Intersections of Science, Culture, and Politics after the First World War.  ed. Sven Widmalm, Rebecka Letteval, Geert Somsen. Routledge Studies in Cultural History. Routledge. 2012.  90-114.
  • Strategic Arctic Science: National Interests in Building Natural Knowledge – Interwar through Cold War”.  With R.E. Doel, Julia Lajus, Sverker Sörlin, Urban Wråkberg. Journal of Historical Geography. 2014. 44. 60-80.  
  • "Transcendence (Einstein, Planck & Kafka vs Time, Space & Conventions)" Drama. The English Theatre-Berlin/International Performing Arts Centre, 2015/16.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2016). "The Cult of the Nobel: Time for a Change". Georgetown journal of international affairs.  ISSN 1526-0054. . doi: http://journal.georgetown.edu/the-cult-of-the-nobel-time-for-a-change/
  • Doel, Ronald E.; Friedman, Robert Marc; Lajus, Julia; Sörlin, Sverker & Wråkberg, Urban (2014). Strategic Arctic science: national interests in building natural knowledge – interwar era through the Cold War. Journal of Historical Geography.  ISSN 0305-7488.  44, s 60- 80 . doi: 10.1016/j.jhg.2013.12.004
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Balancing Act: Drama about Science based on History", In Walter Grünzweig (ed.),  The SciArtist: Carl Djerassi's Science-in-Literature in Transatlantic and Interdisciplinary Contexts.  LIT Verlag.  ISBN 978-3-643-90231-3.  6.  s 63 - 73
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Has the Swedish Academy of Sciences...seen nothing, heard nothing, and understood nothing?" The First World War, Biased Neutrality, and the Nobel Prizes in Science, In Rebecka Letteval; Geert Somsen (ed.),  Neutrality in Twentieth-Century Europe. Intersections of Science, Culture, and Politics after the First World War.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-0-415-89377-0.  Chapter 5.  s 90 - 114
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Introduction: The Aurora in History". Acta Borealia.  ISSN 0800-3831.  29(2), s 115- 118
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Making Sense of the Aurora: A Research Project". Nordlit.  ISSN 0809-1668.  29, s 59- 68
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). Amundsen, Nansen, and the Question of Science: Dramatizing Historical Research on the Polar Heroic . Endeavour.  ISSN 0160-9327.  35(4), s 151- 159 . doi: 10.1016/j.endeavour.2011.08.004
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). "'Et forjættende symbol': Aulen,universitetet og folket", I: Patricia G. Berman & Peder Anker (red.),  Edvard Munchs aulamalerier. Fra kontroversielt prosjekt til nasjonalskatt.  Messel Forlag.  ISBN 978-82-7631-116-7.  Kapitel.  s 25 - 45
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). "Fridtjof Nansen and the University, 1896-1911", In  Fridtjof Nansen Minneforelesninger 50 år.  Novus Forlag.  ISBN 978-82-7099-647-6.  Kapitel.  s 188 - 210
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). "Science, populist democracy and honour. The 1911 Centenary Celebration of the Royal Fredrick University in Kristiania", In Pieter Dhondt (ed.),  National, Nordic or European? Nineteenth-Century University Jubilees and Nordic Cooperation.  Brill Academic Publishers.  ISBN 978 90 04 21694 5.  Chapter 10.  s 267 - 284
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). Making the Aurora Norwegian: Science and Image in the Making of a Tradition. ISR. Interdisciplinary science review.  ISSN 0308-0188.  35(1), s 51- 68 . doi: 10.1179/030801810X12628670445464
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Fridtjof Nansen and the University, 1896-1911". Årbok / Det norske videnskaps-akademi.  ISSN 0332-6209.  (2008), s 361- 385
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). Human frailty etched in gold: Demystifying the Nobel Prize in Science, In Jan Eivind Myhre; John Peter Collett & Jon Skeie (ed.),  Kunnskapens betingelser. Festskrift til Edgeir Benum.  Vidarforlaget AS.  ISBN 978-82-7990-094-8.  Kapittel.  s 146 - 167
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). "Prestigieux dès sa naissance [le prix Nobel]". La Recherche (Imprimé).  ISSN 0029-5671.  423, s 28- 33

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  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2016). 'Banned in Berlin': Harmonizing academic scholarship and dramatic theatricality..
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2016). "Creating a Visual Language for the Aurora: An Introduction".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2016). "History of Science on Stage: Beyond Hyperbole and Academic Appropriations".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2016). "Transcendence".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2015). "Dramatizing the history of science: Strategies, consequence, and why it matters".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2015). "Making Sense of the Aurora: A Report from the Research Front".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2015, 19. april). "Politisk radikal Einstein på scena: Historieprofessor Robert Marc Friedman lagar teater av vitskap. Snart er han aktuell med teaterstykket «Transcendence», som viser nye sider av Einsteins relativitetsteori.". [Internett].  forskning.no.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2015). "Transcendence: Einstein, Kafka and Planck vs Time, Space and Conventions".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2015). "Transcendence: Relativity and Its Discontents".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2015). "Transcendence: Relativity and Its Discontents".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2015, 25. november). "Wie bringt man Einstein auf die Bühne?".  Der Tagesspiegel.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2014). Keynote Lecture: "Contextualizing Science: Migration of Knowledge and Peoples (With Special Attention to Prague)".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2014). Keynote Lecture: "Staging Science: Beyond Hyperbole and Academic Appropriations".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2014). "Lectura de un imaginado monologo einsteiniano".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2014). "Remembering Miss Meitner".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2014). "Re-thinking the Nobel Science Prizes". ScienceNordic.com.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2014, 15. mai). "Science on stage, fully rehearsed".  Times Higher Education (London).
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2013). "Balancing Acts: Drama about Science based on History".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2013, 12. juni). "Frozen in the ice - polar research then and now". [Internett].  ScienceNordic.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2013). "Harald Ulrik Sverdrup: Another Kind of Polar Hero".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2013). "På gjensyn med Vilhelm Bjerknes".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Amundsen vs Nansen" Forestilling med bl.a. Hallvard Holmen og Gard Eidsvold spilles på forskjellige teater og kulturhus i Nord-Norge, Sørlandet og Østlandet; Litteraturhuset i Oslo. Manus skrevet av RMF; urfremføring ved Hålogaland Teater des 2011.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Amundsen, Nansen, and the Question of Science: Dramatizing Historical Research on the Polar Heroic".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Do Nobelovy medaile se vrylo mnhoho lidksych slabosti". Dějiny a současnost : kulturně historická revue.  ISSN 0418-5129.  34(10), s 22- 25
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Environmental science during the Cold War: The need and opportunity for trans-national, multi-disciplinary collaborations".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012, 30. januar). "Et skuespill om Amundsen og Nansen". [Radio].  NRK P-2 Ekko.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "From the research front to centre stage: Scholarship and artistry in dramatizing history of science".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Imperfect Excellence: The Nobel Prizes and the European Periphery".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). Introduction: The Aurora in History. Acta Borealia.  ISSN 0800-3831.  29(2), s 115- 118 . doi: 10.1080/08003831.2012.732280
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012, 12. oktober). "Is the Nobel Prize a Boys Mostly Club?". [Radio].  National Public Radio; Washington, D.C..
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Remembering Miss Meitner" Gjestespill ved Liseberg Teater, Göteborg, i forbindelse med European Physical Society møte om atom fysikk. 11.07.2012.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012). "Remembering Miss Meitner: History, Memory, and the Future of Physics".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2012, 12. oktober). "Why do Nobel Prizes Reign Supreme?". [Internett].  Physics Central: American Physical Society.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). "Amundsen vs Nansen".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). "Icy shadows: American Cold-War concerns and the shaping of Norwegian polar research policy".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). Keynote Lecture. "Marie Curie's 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: The Politics of Excellence".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). Keynote Lecture. "The Politics of Excellence: The Meaning of the Nobel Prizes in Science".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). "Making Sense of the Aurora: Themes from a Collaborative Project".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). "Mytedannelse om forskningens betydning [om Kr. Birkeland]". Apollon : Forskningsmagasin for Universitetet i Oslo.  ISSN 0803-6926.  (2), s 22- 23
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). "Nansenismen".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). "Om å dramatisere historisk forskning".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011, 15. januar). "På sporet etter Amundsen".  Dagsavisen.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2011). "Regionality and multi-disciplinarity: Visions for new collaborative ideals in history of science".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). "Arctic visionaries: The case of Harald Ulrik Sverdrup".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). "Balancing Act: Reflections on Drama about Science Based on History".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010, 11. april). "Dramatisk stykke om Lise Meitner spilles i Oslo". [Radio].  NRK P2 Søndagsavisa.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010, 10. mars). "Dramatisk svik" (om "Remembering Miss Meitner").  Uniforum.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). Keynote Lecture. "Disciplinary dynamics in the geophysical and cosmic sciences: Interdisciplinary agendas and disciplinary fragmentation in Norway.".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). "Making the Aurora Norwegian".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). "Making the aurora Norwegian".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). "Meitner".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). "Meitner: Kvinnen, Fysikken, Sviket" Gjestespill fra Göteborgs Stadsteater. Chateau Neuf. 11-12.04.2010.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). "Minns Ni Fröken Meitner" Göteborgs Stadsteater. 07-08.04.2010 & 01-02.10.2010.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). "On the relations between (history of) science and drama.".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). Review of "Weather by Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology" by Kristine C. Harper. Isis (Chicago, Ill.).  ISSN 0021-1753.  101(1), s 257- 258
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). Seeing Science: The Sight/Insight of Scandinavian Art. ISR. Interdisciplinary science review.  ISSN 0308-0188.  35(1), s 5- 6 . doi: 10.1179/030801810X12628670445347
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2010). "The Meaning of Meitner in Sweden: Concluding Remarks".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Antarktistraktaten 50år: Hvordan Norge ble med det gode selskapet".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Balancing Act: Reflections on drama about science based on history".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Collections, spaces, and disciplinary growth in a politicized university: Oslo, 1870-1920".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Experts call for Nobel prize to be revamped.". New scientist (1971).  ISSN 0262-4079.  (2728), s 6- 7
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Human frailty etched in gold: Demystifying the Nobel prizes".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Human frailty etched in gold: The meaning of Nobel excellence in science.".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Is the Nobel Prize in Chemistry still relevant?". Analytical Chemistry.  ISSN 0003-2700.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Making the Aurora Norwegian: Science, Narratives and Images".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Making the aurora Norwegian: Cultural politics of the northern lights as national icon and research tradition.".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Making the aurora Norwegian: Cultural-political reflections".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Making the aurora Norwegian: The cultural politics of a national research tradition and icon.".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Making the aurora Norwegian: The cultural-politics of the northern lights as icon and research specialty".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). 'Minns ni fröken Meitner' Göteborgs Stadsteater, 14-18.04.2009.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Minns ni fröken Meitner" Göteborgs Stadsteater, 15-17.10.2009.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). Putting 'dannelse' in context - perspectives from history of science and universities. Innlegg i "Dannelsesdebatt: Kritikk av den rene dannelse".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2009). "Remembering Miss Meitner." New Theatre, Yale University, USA. 16 & 17.01.2009. Gjestespill fra Göteborgs Stadsteater. 145 personer hver forestilling.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). "Balancing acts: Drama about science based on history".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). "Erinnerung an Fräulein Meitner".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008, 02. januar). "How noble are the motives behind awarding the Nobel Prize?".  The Scotsman.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). Keynote lecture. "Text, context, and quicksand: Reflections on the use of the Nobel-science-prize archives".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008, 06. juni). "Late studenter? Utenlandske professorer mener norske studenter bør møtes med høyere forventninger.".  Morgenbladet.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). "Nansen og universitetets moral".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). "Remembering Miss Meitner".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). "Remembering Miss Meitner: A Drama about Physics and Betrayal" Staged Reading. University of Western Michigan.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). Review: Michael Robinsion, "The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture". Isis (Chicago, Ill.).  ISSN 0021-1753.  99, s 641
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). Sesjon: Polarpolitikk og vitenskap. "Kald krig og vitenskap".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008, 08. februar). "The Nobel Cult".  The New Democrat (Monrovia, Liberia).
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). "Un altro modo c'è: Ipatia, Lise, Marie e le altre" (spilte flere scener fra 'Ricordando Lise Meitner' sammen med scener fra andre dramatikk om kvinnelige forsker).
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2008). "Vilhelm Bjerknes". New Dictionary of Scientific Biography.  1, s 288- 290

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