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HIJMANS Sarah


PhD Student, University Paris 7 Diderot, SPHere

Contact : sarahnhijmans@gmail.com


PhD Thesis "From Lavoisier to Mendeleev : the element as a conceptual tool between 1770 and 1870"
Thesis supervisor Jean-Pierre Llored


- Themes of research
- Education
- Publications
- Presentations
- Science Outreach



RESEARCH THEMES



History and Philosophy of Chemistry
Chemistry of the 18th and 19th century
The Concept of Chemical Element



EDUCATION



2012-2015 : Double bachelor Chemistry and Philosophy at Université Paris IV and Université Paris VI
2015-2017 : Research Master LOPHISS (History and Philosophy of Science) at Université Paris VII



PUBLICATIONS



Hijmans, S., (2020), "Chemical Elements and Chemical Substances : Rethinking Paneth’s Distinction", in E. Ghibaudi & E. Scerri (eds.), What Is A Chemical Element ? A Collection of Essays by Chemists, Philosophers, Historians, and Educators, Oxford : Oxford University Press

PRESENTATIONS




Oral presentations at international conferences

2019 :
"Composition and analogy in 19th-century chemistry : the case of aluminium", European Society for the Philosophy of Science Association 2019 conference, 11-14 september 2019
"Understanding the chemical elements : a reflection on the importance of the periodic table", 16th International Congress on Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Prague, 5-10 august 2019
"The building blocks of matter : the chemical element in 18th and 19th-century views of composition", 16th International Congress on Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Prague, 5-10 august 2019
"How to investigate the underpinnings of sciences ? The case of the element chlorine", avec Jean-Pierre Llored, Conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry, Turin, 15-17 july 2019
"Oxygen and the reactions of life in Lavoisier’s chemistry", Bridging the Philosophies of Biology and Chemistry, Paris, 25-27 june 2019
"Criteria of Elementhood : Debates on Vanadium, Tantalum and Niobium in 19th century Chemistry", British Society for the History of Science Postgraduate Conference, Cambridge, 10-12 april 2019

2018 :
"Chemical Elements and Chemical Substances : Rethinking Paneth’s Distinction", Conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry, Bristol,16-18 july 2018

2017 :
"What Are Elements ? Pragmatic Approach to the Meaning of a Chemical Concept", Conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry, Paris, 3-5 july 2017

Seminars and workshops
2019 :
"Composition and analogy in 19th-century chemistry : the case of aluminium", AD HOC (Association for the Discussion of the History of Chemistry), University of Cambridge, 18 november 2019
"Criteria of Elementhood : Debates on Vanadium, Tantalum and Niobium in 19th century Chemistry", Identity in Science & Philosophy, workshop du Laboratoire International Associé (LIA) Identités, Forces, Quanta, Université Paris-Diderot, 29-30 july 2019
"From Lavoisier to Chancourtois : definitions and classifications of the chemical element", séminaire PHASE-CHIMIE, Université Paris-Diderot, 19 june 2019


SCIENCE OUTREACH



Exhibition "Avant Mendeleïev : Genèse d’un Tableau" at Mines ParisTech