Dereck Daschke, professor of philosophy and religion, presented his paper “How Deserted Lies the City: Politics and the Trauma of Homelessness in the Hebrew Bible” at the 13th annual Kluznik Symposium on Jewish Civilization, Oct. 30, in Omaha, Neb.

Peter Ramberg
, professor of history of science, presented an invited paper, “Chemistry in Zürich, 1833-1930: Developing the Teaching-Research Laboratory in the Swiss Context,” at the international conference, The Laboratory Revolution, 1850-1950. The Rise of the Laboratory and the Changing Nature of the University, Oct. 26-7, at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. The paper argues that the federal and cantonal political structure in Switzerland affected the development of chemical research and instruction in Zürich during the 19th century.

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