Robert Marc Friedman

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Phone +47 22854205
Mobile phone +4791639068 +47 916 39 068
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treschows hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1008 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Please see the Norwegian webpage for Professional Background, Honors, and related information.

For an up-to-date list of Selected Publication and other scholarly activity registered in CRISTIN, please consult the Norwegian webpage.

Ongoing and Planned Research and Public-Outreach Projects at IAKH

“Banned in Berlin”: a play about Einstein, the general theory of relativity, and the politics of science

Einstein and the Nobel Prize: a follow-up article on my earlier publications, esp. Nature (1981), related to bias against Einstein and his relativity theories in the Nobel Committee for Physics

“Victor Moritz Goldschmidt (1888-1947): Scientist, Immigrant, and Refugee”: a study of Goldschmidt’s major contributions to geochemistry and crystal chemistry as well as of pettiness, envy, and prejudice in Norwegian academic culture.  Support from PROFORSK, Norwegian Research Council

“Lise Meitner and the Struggles of a Moral Researcher” Screenplay for an animation film about  science, gender, and values. Support from Communication Project, The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation.


Tags: History, History of Science, History of Universities, Polar Hiistory, Historical Sociology of Knowledge, Diffusing historical scholarship through dramatization
Published Dec. 14, 2010 2:36 PM - Last modified Aug. 8, 2020 10:58 AM


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