Connecting European Neuroscience

European History of Neuroscience Seminars

A local spreading of knowledge on the history of neuroscience using seminars, organised in collaboration with neuroscience institutes throughout Europe, with a focus on the history of the 20th century.



Oslo: on 28 April, the 130 anniversary of Fridtjof Nansen's dissertation and the neuron doctrine organised by the the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.


Milan: the seminar "Déjerine, 100 years of therapies across one century of neurology" organised by the Scientific Library of the the Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta. This seminar had to be postponed due to an unexpected event. Information on the new date will soon be published. 


The International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN) will organise their meeting in Cleveland, Ohio on June 19-23. More information:


Berlin: on 8 July at 7 pm, History Session (Networking Event) of the FENS Forum 2018, held at the Berlin Museum of Medical History at the Charité. The seminar will be followed by a buffet and tour of the museum. Registration required. Please register here.


To know more about the previous activities, visit the Past seminars' page.


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Enjoy reading the FENS manuscript

A Short History of European neuroscience - from the late 18th to the mid 20th century.