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 3 May, "Nansen's Doctorate and the Neuron Doctrine - 130th Anniversary Symposium" organised by the the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

Milan: on 11 May, "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

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: "An evening at the Berlin Museum of Medical History: the German Contribution to the History of Neuroscience", held at the Berlin Museum of Medical History at the Charité. The seminar will be followed by a buffet and tour of the museum. The programme can be found here. Registration required. Please register here.


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


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Funding for History Online Projects

This call provides grants for outstanding projects whose aim is to document the history and development of neuroscience in Europe.

Deadline: 1 October 2018

Apply here to fund your project.


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Enjoy reading the FENS manuscript

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