John Heilbron: Science and History

Science and History - Conversations with History

John Heilbron; Honorary Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford, England

"Science and History" - Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes historian John Heilbron, the 2007 Hitchcock Lecturer, for a discussion of the history of science. He reflects on his contributions to the field, analyzes the challenges of studying science as a historian, and offers insight into the value of science history for society. John Heilbron also discusses his years as Vice Chancellor of the Berkeley campus.

Key Words: Historians, University Leadership, University Presidents, Higher Education, Berkeley Faculty, University of California
John Heilbron
Publication date: 
November 8, 2007
Publication type: 
Conversations with History