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Prof. dr. J.A.E.F. (Jeroen) van Dongen

Professor of the History of Science
Faculty of Science
ITF
Photographer: Jeroen Oerlemans

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
  • Room number: C4.107
Postal address
  • Postbus 94485
    1090 GL Amsterdam
  • Vossius Center

    At the University of Amsterdam, we focus on the unified historiography of knowledge at the Vossius Center for History of Humanities and Sciences. Jeroen van Dongen is one of the co-directors of the Vossius Center, together with Rens Bod and Julia Kursell.    

  • Complete list of publications and CV

    Short curriculum vitae and complete list of publications

  • Councilor Scientific Integrity

    I serve as one of the UvA's confidential Councilors on Scientific Integrity. Please feel free to contact me in case you have any concern regarding academic integrity on the Science Park campus, or elsewhere at UvA. For the UvA's policy and procedures, and the contact details of other Councilors, please consult the UvA page on Academic Integrity.  

  • Publications

    2021

    2020

    2019

    2017

    • de Swart, J. G., Bertone, G., & van Dongen, J. (2017). How dark matter came to matter. Nature Astronomy, 1(3), [0059]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-017-0059 [details]
    • van Dongen, J. (2017). The Epistemic Virtues of the Virtuous Theorist: On Albert Einstein and His Autobiography. In J. van Dongen, & H. Paul (Eds.), Epistemic Virtues in the Sciences and the Humanities (pp. 63-77). (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science; Vol. 321). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48893-6_5 [details]
    • van Dongen, J., & Paul, H. (2017). Introduction: Epistemic Virtues in the Sciences and the Humanities. In J. van Dongen, & H. Paul (Eds.), Epistemic Virtues in the Sciences and the Humanities (pp. 1-10). (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science; Vol. 321). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48893-6_1 [details]

    2016

    • Tai, C., & van Dongen, J. (2016). Anton Pannekoek's Epistemic Virtues in Astronomy and Socialism: Personae and the Practice of Science. BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review, 131(4), 55-70. https://doi.org/10.18352/bmgn-lchr.10264 [details]
    • van Dongen, J. (2016). Heisenbergsche Unschärferelationen kommunizieren: Niels Bohr, Komplementarität und die Einstein-Rupp-Experimente. Acta Historica Leopoldina, 65, 83-107. [details]

    2015

    • Dieks, D., van Dongen, J., & de Haro, S. (2015). Emergence in holographic scenarios for gravity. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 52, 203-216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsb.2015.07.007 [details]
    • van Dongen, J. (2015). Albert Einstein and the History and Philosophy of Science. Isis, 106(3), 684-689. https://doi.org/10.1086/683458 [details]
    • van Dongen, J. (2015). Communicating the Heisenberg uncertainty relations: Niels Bohr, complementarity and the Einstein-Rupp experiments. In F. Aaserud, & H. Kragh (Eds.), One hundred years of the Bohr atom: Proceedings from a conference (pp. 310-343). (Scientia Danica. Series M, Mathematica et physica; Vol. 1). København: Det Kongelige Danske Videskabernes Selskab. [details]
    • van Dongen, J. (2015). The historical contingency of rationality: The social sciences and the Cold War. Metascience, 24(1), 71-76. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11016-014-9937-0 [details]
    • van Dongen, J., & Hoeneveld, F. (2015). Quid pro Quo: Dutch Defense Research during the early Cold War. In J. van Dongen (Ed.), Cold War Science and the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge (pp. 101-121). (History of Science and Medicine Library; Vol. 51), (History of Modern Science; Vol. 1). Leiden and Boston: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004264229_007 [details]
    • van Dongen, J., Hoeneveld, F., & Streefland, A. (2015). Introduction: Cold War Science and the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge. In J. van Dongen (Ed.), Cold War Science and the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge (pp. 1-7). (History of Science and Medicine Library; Vol. 51), (History of Modern Science; Vol. 1). Leiden and Boston: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004264229_002 [details]

    2013

    • Hoeneveld, F., & van Dongen, J. (2013). Out of a clear blue sky? FOM, the bomb and the boost in Dutch physics funding after World War II. Centaurus, 55(3), 264-293. https://doi.org/10.1111/1600-0498.12024 [details]
    • van Besouw, J., & van Dongen, J. (2013). The reception of relativity in the Netherlands. In A. Maas, & H. Schatz (Eds.), Physics as a calling, science for society: studies in honour of A.J. Kox (pp. 89-110). Leiden: Leiden Publications. [details]

    2012

    • Kormos Buchwald, D., Illy, J., Rosenkranz, Z., Sauer, T., van Dongen, J., Kennefick, D., ... Unna, I. (2012). The collected papers of Albert Einstein. - Vol. 13: The Berlin Years: Writings and Correspondence, January 1922 - March 1923. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. [details]

    2015

    • van Dongen, J. (2015). Cold War Science and the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge. (History of Science and Medicine Library; Vol. 51), (History of modern science; Vol. 1). Leiden and Boston: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004264229 [details]

    2006

    • Kormos Buchwald, D., Sauer, T., Illy, J., Holmes, V. I., Rosenkranz, Z., van Dongen, J. A. E. F., ... Kox, A. J. (2006). The Berlin Years: Correspondence, May-December 1920, and Supplementary Correspondence, 1909-1920. (The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein; No. Vol. 9). Princeton, USA: Princeton University Press. [details]

    2021

    2017

    • van Dongen, J. A. E. F. (2017). De ideale wetenschapper, het wetenschappelijk onderwijs, en hun geschiedenis. (Oratiereeks; No. 581). Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details]

    2009

    Talk / presentation

    • van Dongen, J. (speaker) (30-11-2016). Cold War Science and the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge: The Case of the Netherlands, Cold War Science and the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge: The Case of the Netherlands.
    • van Dongen, J. (speaker) (5-11-2016). Einsteins heilige graal, AUV dag UvA Amsterdam.
    • van Dongen, J. (speaker) (19-9-2016). Radical change in science and the boundaries of disciplines, Imunowell launch.
    • van Dongen, J. (speaker) (16-7-2016). Can we understand the black hole information paradox debate by studying its history?, Foundations 2016.
    • van Dongen, J. (speaker) (4-7-2016). Can we understand the black hole information paradox debate by studying its history?, &HPS6 .
    • van Dongen, J. (speaker) (9-6-2016). Einstein, Pannekoek, Einstein: anti-revolutionary resentment and the resistance to modernism, Anton Pannekoek (1873-1960): Ways of Viewing Science and Society, Amsterdam.

    2021

    • Tai, C. K. (2021). Anton Pannekoek, Marxist astronomer: Photography, epistemic virtues, and political philosophy in early twentieth-century astronomy. [details]
    • ten Hagen, S. L. (2021). History and physics entangled: Disciplinary intersections in the long nineteenth century. [details]
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