For professional audiences

2018
“Den akademiska självbiografin” [Academic autobiography]. Talk at Seniorakademien, University of Gothenburg, 26 September 2018.

“From light green to dark green to brown, beige and black: does life change colours from birth to death?”. Abstract accepted for 12th European Society for Literature, Science and the Arts Conference, Copenhagen 13-16 June 2018, 13 June 2018 (abstract; talk was cancelled).

“Autobiography as history, curriculum vitae, or ars moriendi?” Talk in workshop ‘Biographies in the History of Physics: Actors, Objects, and Institutions’, German Physical Society’s Section for History of Physics, Physics Center, Bad Honnef, Germany, 22-25 May 2018.

“Ageing gracefully through memoir writing: historical inspirations for 21st century academics”. Abstract accepted for conference ‘New Historical Perspectives on Ageing and the Life Course’, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds, UK, 19-20 March 2018 (abstract; talk was cancelled).

“Triangulating autobiography, nostalgia and the history of contemporary medicine as a path to graceful ageing”. Keynote lecture at History of Medicine Days 2018 Conference, University of Calgary, Canada, 2 March 2018. (abstract)

2017
“Här har jag mitt liv! Självbiografin som curriculum vitae eller ars moriendi?” [Here’s my life! Autobiography as curriculum vitae or ars moriendi?]. Talk at postgraduate research seminar in history of ideas and learning, Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences, Lund University, Sweden, 8 November 2017. 

2016
“The point of museums is to play with material stuff”, Parting lecture, Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen, 3 November 2016 (manuscript)

2015
“Against narrativity”. Talk at Biotech Research and Innovation Centre, University of Copenhagen, 29 January 2015 (powerpoint)

“Materialitet og nysgerrighed: Forskning, udstillinger og sociale medier”. Talk at Biotech Research and Innovation Centre, University of Copenhagen, 5 January 2015 (powerpoint)

2014
“Art-science interaction from a sci/tech/medicine museum perspective”. Talk at Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, 25 October 2014 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“Materialitet og nysgerrighed: Forskning, udstillinger og sociale medier”. Talk at Vejle Museum, 16 September 2104 (powerpoint)

“The art-science connection”. Paper in session [title unknown], Euroscience Open Forum, Copenhagen, 25 June 2014 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“A healthy ageing communication platform”. Talk at Center for Healthy Aging, University of Copenhagen, 6 May 2014 (powerpoint)

“Touching the tactile”. Intro talk to workshop ‘Touching the Tactile’, Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen, 10 April 2014 (powerpoint)

“Vetenskapsmuseer och den materiella vändningen i humaniora – biopolitisk abdikation eller medborgarengagemang?”. Talk at Department of History of Ideas, Lund University, 13 March 2014 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“A citizen-centric approach to innovation in active and healthy ageing: Social networking as a platform for civic engagement”. Talk at InnoLIFE Consortium Meeting, Amsterdam, 27 February 2014 (powerpoint)

2013
“Social media: A waste of time or the future for scientific communication?”. Talk at Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance, Hvidovre Hospital, 6 December 2013 (powerpoint)

“Research-outreach interaction”. Short presentation at Experimentarium, Hellerup, 20 November 2013 (powerpoint)

“Public engagement with healthy ageing research”. Talk at Center for Healthy Aging Scientific Advisory Board Meeting, University of Copenhagen, 13 November 2013 (powerpoint)

“Forskning, kuratering och sociale medier: om att stimulere den intellektuella fantasin på museer”. Talk at Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo, University, 26 October 2013 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“Er det ubetinget godt at blive ved med at være nyskabende og nytænkende?”. Talk in seminar ‘Forskning og livsforløb: har kreativiteten en udløbsdato?, Center for Healthy Aging, University of Copenhagen, 8 October 2013 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“Stories and ideas are ripples on the surface of the history of the material world”. Talk at Department of History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University, 24 September 2013 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“NNF-CBMR Section for science communication”. Talk at Center for Basic Metabolic Research Scientific Advisory Board, University of Copenhagen, 26 August 2013 (powerpoint)

”Perspectives on public engagement with ageing research”, Talk at InnoLife Ageing Workshop, University of Copenhagen, 23 August 2013.

“Understanding social media in STEM museums: the lessons from establishing a bio-hacking laboratory” (with K. Tybjerg). Paper in session ‘Research in science museums: the state of the art’ (presented by K. Tybjerg), International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester, 23 July 2013 (powerpoint)

“Integrating research, acquisitioning, curation, exhibition making and events in museums”. Talk at Association of Danish Museums Annual Meeting, Horsens, 13 March 2013 (manuscript).

“The power of objects lies outside the cultural and social domains”. Intro talk at workshop ‘It’s not what you think: communicating medical materialities’, Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen, 9 March 2013.

“Museeer ved SUND i går, i dag og i morgen”. Talk at Veterinærhistorisk museum, University of Copenhagen, 6 February 2013 (powerpoint).

2012
“Do things really talk? Are there really hidden stories in objects? Can you write the biography of an artefact?”. Talk at European Association of Museums of the History of the Medical Sciences, Berlin, 14 September 2012 (manuscript)

“Ageing science communication studies”. Talk at Center for Healthy Aging Scientific Advisory Board Meeting, University of Copenhagen, 22 May 2012 (powerpoint)

“In medias res: The aesthetics of scientific, technological and medical things”. Talk at 6th Swedish STS Network Meeting, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 3 May 2012 (abstract and powerpoint)

“Mundane design vs. fine sci-art: Two realms of aesthetic practice in science communication. Paper in session ‘The role of the humanities in science communication: epistemology, aesthetics, axiology’, 12th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference, Florence, 19 April 2012 (abstract and powerpoint).

”Mundane design vs. fine sci-art: Two realms of aesthetic practice in science communication”. Talk at Department of Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg, 3 February 2012 (abstract)

“Science, history, art, and everyday aesthetics in fetus/embryo collections”. Talk at workshop ‘Tornbladinstitutet’, Lund University, 27 January 2012 (powerpoint)

2011
“Are there any narratives in these exhibitions?”. Talk at Danish Narrativity Research Network meeting, University of Copenhagen, 9 December 2011 (manuscript)

“Medical Museion”. Talk at Wellcome Collection, London, 25 October 2011 (powerpoint)

“How do we foster public engagement in ageing research?”. Talk at Center for Healthy Aging Scientific Board Meeting, University of Copenhagen, 30 September 2011 (powerpoint)

“Collection impossible: distributed curatorship and crowd-sourcing as alternatives to centralised collecting”. Talk at Artefacts XVI Annual Meeting (Conceptualizing, Collecting and Presenting recent Science and Technology), Museum Boerhaave, Leiden, 26 September 2011 (abstract, manuscript, powerpoint)

“Om Medicinsk Museions samlingar.” Talk at conference ‘Exponering av mänskliga kvarlevor’ [‘Exposition of human remains], Västarvet, Gothenburg, 24 August 2011.

“Collecting post-genomics: Acquisition venues and crowdsourcing”. Talk at Colleting Genomics Meeting, Department of History of Science, University of Cambridge, 13 May 2011 (manuscript)

“Museer och forskningsförmedling”. Talk at Deans and Heads of Departments Annual Meeting, University of Copenhagen, 3 May 2011 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“Hvad er god forskningsformidling i sociale webmedier?”. Talk at workshop ‘Forskningsformidling’, University of Copenhagen, 23 March 2011 (manuscript and powerpoint)

2010
“Healthy ageing on the art-science/art-design interface”. Keynote at IARU Congress on Ageing, Longevity and Health, University of Copenhagen, 6 October 2010 (manuscript and powerpoint).

“Cultures of meaning and cultures of presence: the use of material objects in history of science, medicine and technology”, Talk at Museu de Cienca, University of Lisbon, 10 May 2010 (manuscript and powerpoint).

2009
“Hvordan kan erhvervslivet inddrages i museum 2.0?”. Talk at Association of Danish Museums Annual Meeting, Fuglsø, 11 November 2009 (abstract, blog post manuscript and powerpoint).

“Who is afraid of the contemporary medical heritage”. Talk at Thackray Museum, Leeds, 14 May 2009 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“Do things talk? Yes, in Calvin’s world they do!”. Talk at Department of Philosophy, University of Leeds, 13 May 2009 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“Sundhedsforskningens betydning for humaniora”. Talk at Humanistisk tænketank, University of Copenhagen, 6 May 2009 (manuscript)

“Lärdomar från Wellcome Collection”. Talk at Novo Nordisk Fondens Faellesmode, Carlsberg Akademi, 19 March 2009 (manuscript and powerpoint)

2008
“Do things talk?”. Talk at conference ‘The exhibition as product and generator of scholarship’, Deutsches Museum, Munich, 27 November 2008 (abstract and manuscript and powerpoint).

“Science blogging, singularities and the multitude of technoscience”. Paper in session ‘The public engagement of science and web 2.0’, 10th Conference of Public Communication of Science and Technology Network, Malmö, 27 June 2008 (abstract and manuscript + powerpoint).

“Science blogging, singularities and the multitude of technoscience”. Talk at 3rd Annual Science and the Public Conference, Manchester, 21 June 2008 (abstract, manuscript and powerpoint).

“Five reasons why a medical museum director wants to bring art and science together”. Paper in session ’Rethinking representational practices in contemporary art and modern life science’, Biannual European Conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Berlin, 6 June 2008 (manuscript).

“History, literature, or moral tale? Cultural functions of biographies of scientists”, Talk at Programme Biographique, Centre Alexandre Koyré, Paris, 17 April 2008 (powerpoint).

“The Historianimation of Contemporary Technomedicoscience (NewGoogleWorldStudiesTube, 2017)”. Talk at Department of History of Science, Aarhus University, 14 April 2008.

“Outline for The Historianimation of Contemporary Technomedicoscience (NewGoogleWorldStudiesTube, 2017)”. Talk at Teknik- och vetenskapshistoriska dagar 2008, Tekniska museet, Stockholm, 8 April 2008 (abstract, manuscript and powerpoint)

“Making sense or sensing the made?”. Talk at workshop ’Communicating medicine: objects and objectives’, Center for ther History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester, 7 March 2008.

”Science communication, blogging and the multitude of technoscience”. Talk at workshop ‘Vetenskapskommunikation som samproduktion av vetenskap och dess publiker’, Nobelmuseum, Stockholm, 8 February 2008 (manuscript)

”Museet som universitet – mellem fortolkning og nærvær”. Talk at Annual Conference of National Museum of Denmark, 22 January 2008 (manuscript and powerpoint)

2007
“Biography and methodological individualism in the historiography of science and science studies”. Talk at conference ‘Telling the past now: historiographies for the 21st century’, Århus University, 23 November 2007 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”Den globale teknovidenskabelige kultur som museal udfordring”. Paper in session ’Naturvidenskab, medicin og teknologi som kultur’, Association of Danish Museums Annual Meeting, Fuglsø, 14 November 2007 (powerpoint).

”Beyond contextualism: the concrete individual as a focus point”. Paper in session ’Scientific biography: constructing the human element in the production of science’, History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Arlington, Va., 4 November 2007 (abstract).

”Beyond the hegemony of the visual: exploring medical objects with other senses” (with Jan Eric Olsén). Talk at 12th Artefacts Annual Meeting, Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, Oslo, 17 September 2007 (abstract

[No title]. Intro talk at conference ‘Art and biomedicine: beyond the body’, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts,
Kunstakademiet, Copenhagen 3 September 2007 (manuscript.

”Production of biomedical presence”. Paper at workshop ’Biomedicine and aesthetics in a museum context’, Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen (manuscript)

”Investigating the conditions for presence-production”. Talk at symposium ’Research and museums’, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, 25 May 2007 (manuscript and powerpoint)

”Biomedicine and aesthetics”. Talk at Department of Literature, University of Oslo, 14 February 2007.

”Representing contemporary biomedicine in a museum context”. Talk at Nobel Museum, Stockholm, 29 January 2007 (powerpoint)

”MRI scanners and Madeleine cakes: contemporary radiological heritage and professional identity”. Talk at 2nd Annual Meeting of the Danish Radiological Society, Copenhagen, 24 January 2007 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“Representing individuality in contemporary biomedicine”. Paper at symposium ’Contested categories’, Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen, 15 January 2007 (manuscript and powerpoint)

2006
“A historical perspective on evolutionary medicine”. Intro talk at symposium ’What and why medical doctors need to know about evolution’, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 15 December 200 (manuscript and powerpoint)

”Den molekylære biomedicin: humanioras nye udfordring”, Talk at Jakobinerklubben, Domus Medica, 7 December 2006 (powerpoint).

”Biomedicine and culture”. Talk at Biologue and Danish Pharma Consortium Reception, 6 December 2006 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”DNA microarray technology: a historical approach”. Talk at minisymposium ’A new genetic horizon in oncology’, Metamedica, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 1 December 2006 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”Public engagement with invisible bodies”. Keynote at Lorentz Center workshop ’Perspectives on scientific practice’, Lorentz Center, University of Leiden, 30 November 2006 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”Biomedicinens estetik”. Talk at Georg Brandes Forskarskolan, University of Copenhagen, 22 November 2006 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”Biografiens mange ansigter”. Talk at conference ’Biografiens opstandelse’, Fondet for dansk-norsk samarbeide, Lysebu, Oslo, 18 November 2006 (powerpoint).

”Integrating medical museology and the historiography of recent biomedicine”. Talk at conference ‘Samtidshistorisk medicinhistoria’, University of Gothenburg, 23 October 2006 (powerpoint)

”Opløsningen af grænserne mellem ‘arkiv’, ‘bibliotek’ og ‘museum’”. Talk at seminar ’ABM-samarbejde: realiteter og perspektiver’, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, 25 September 2006 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”The gene chip between meaning and presence”. Talk in 11th Artefacts Annual Meeting, Nobel Museum, Stockholm, 15 September 2006 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”To give to global genomes a local habitation and a name: the gene chip as a visualization device”. Paper in session ’Visualizing recent biomedicine and public health’, Society for the Social History of Medicine Annual Conference 2006, Warwick University, 30 June 2006 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“Does recent biomedicine mean the end of the modern medical museum?”. Talk at Titeko Summer School 2006 (History of science), Kaisankoti, Espoo (Finland), 29 May 2006 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“What’s the use of biography in the history of recent science and science studies?”. Talk at Titeko Summer School 2006 (History of science), Kaisankoti, Espoo (Finland), 29 May 2006.

”Displaying DNA microarray technology and regimes of biopower: a problem for museology”. Talk at Imperial College/Science Museum, 25 May 2006 (abstract, manuscript and powerpoint).

“A most unruly kind of objects: biomedical researchers as indeterminate singularities and ‘queer’ subjectivities”. Talk at International Max Planck Research Network ’History of Scientific Objects’ Wandering Seminar 2006 at Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen, 12 May 2006 (manuscript)

“The Medical Museion concept: exploring the culture of biomedicine in the age of globalization”. Talk at International Max Planck Research Network ’History of Scientific Objects’ Wandering Seminar 2006 at Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen, 9 May 2006 (manuscript)

”Displaying DNA microarray technology and the formation of ’biological citizenship’. Paper in session ’Medicinsk teknik’, Teknikhistoriska dagar, Uppsala University, 5 April 2006 (cf powerpoint 15 March).

”History, literature or moral tale? The uses of scientific biography”. Talk at Societat Catalana d’Història de la Cieència i de la tècnica (Institut d’Estudio Catalans), Barcelona, 31 March 2006 (powerpoint).

”Who’s afraid of the recent biomedical heritage?”, Talk to Societat Catalana d’Història de la Ciència i de la Tècnica, Barcelona, 30 March 2006 (powerpoint).

”Displaying DNA microarray technology and the formation of ’biological citizenship’. Talk at seminar ’The value of objects, materials and practices’, Lancaster University, 15 March 2006 (manuscript and powerpoint).

2005
”A most unruly kind of objects: biomedical researchers as indeterminate singularities and ’queer’ subjectivites”. Paper in session ’Carnevalesque medicine: representing and displaying curious, anecdotal, unique, peculiar and monstrous biomedical objects’, Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Conference 2005, Pasadena, 22 October 2005 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”Biomedicinens samtidshistoria: en metodologisk utmaning”. Talk at conference ’Medicinhistoria idag’, Nobel Museum, Stockholm, 22 August 2005 (manuscript)

”Forskarbiografin: en bro mellan vetenskap, värderingar och individ”, Centrum för studier av vetenskap och värderingar. Talk at Triple Helix, Umeå University, 24 May 2005 (manuscript and powerpoint)

”Medicinsk Museion: ett nytt koncept för integration av forskning, undervisning, insamling och utställningar”. Talk at Centrum för vetenskap och värderingar, Humanisthuset, Umeå University, 23 May 2005 (powerpoint)

”Collecting and displaying bodies and body parts: what’s the problem?”. Talk at symposium ’Law, ethics and the historical display of human remains’, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, London, 14 April 2005.

“What’s the use of writing lives of recent scientists?”. Talk at Department of History of Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 8 April 2005 (manuscript and powerpoint)

”The rise of biomedicine and the end of the modern medical museum”. Handerson Medical History Lecture, Dittrick Museum, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 31 March 2005.

2004
”Medicin, kultur og historie: universitet + museum = ?”, Talk at Department of History of Science, Aarhus University, 16 December 2004 (manuscript and powerpoint)

”Why should we remember scientists of the past?”. Talk at Pfizer Medical Directors Meeting, Statens Museum for Kunst, 20 October 2004 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”Ska vi bevara vårt nutida biomedicinska kulturarv?”. Lars Thorén Lecture, Uppsala Medical History Society, 14 October 2004 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”The seven virtues of biography”. Talk at Boston Colloquium on the History and Philosophy of Science, Boston University, 5 October 2004 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”Is biography commemoration, literature, history, or moral tale”. Talk at Department of History of Medicine, Yale University, 4 October 2004 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”Representing recent biomedicine: a museological challenge, Talk at Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1 October 2004 (manuscript).

”Is biography entertainment, commemoration, history, or moral tale?”. Talk at Department of History of Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 29 September 2004 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”The seven virtues of biography, or: what’s the use of biographies of life scientists?”. Talk at Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 27 September 2004 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”The rise of molecular biomedicine and the end of the modern medical museum”. Talk at Wood Institute, College of Physicians, Philadelphia, 24 September 2004 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”History, entertainment or moral tale: what’s the use of biographies of scientists?”. Talk in seminar ‘History of Contemporary Science and Technology’, National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C., 23 September 2004 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”The seven virtues of biography, or: what’s the use of biographies of life scientists?”, Keynote lecture at NIH History Day 2004, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 21 September 2004 (manuscript and powerpoint).

”Varslar den nya biomedicinen om muséernas död?”, Talk in Humanities and Medicine Program, Lund University, 14 September 2004 (manuscript).

”Medicinens praksis og professioner, dens kultur og historie, og dens museer”. Talk at cross-disciplinary seminar ’Museernes historie og teori’, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, 27 February 2004 (manuscript).

”Forskerbiografin som genre: vad kan vi lära av historien?. Talk at Nobel Museum, Stockholm, 9 February 2004.

2003
“How in the world should we make the right priorities?. Talk at University of Copenhagen Priority Program ‘Religion i det 21. århundrede” Frederiksdal, 8 December 2003 (manuscript)

“Kreativitet och immunitet”. Talk at Forskningspolitiska institutet, Lund University, 28 November 2003.

”Science, medicine and metaphysics”. Talk at seminar ’Religiøs viden og viden om religion’, University of Copenhagen , 25 November 2003(manuscript).

”Live or dead? Problems in writing lives of recent scientists”. Talk (with Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis) at Videnskabshistorisk Selskab, Copenhagen, 25 November 2003.

”Individets og biografiens placering i medicinhistorien”. Talk at Medisinhistorisk seminar ‘La direction Grande’, NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, 20 November 2003.

(with H. Jessen and F. A. Rasmussen) “Mikrober og kloner: oplæg til en strategi for dokumentation af den danske biomedicinske kulturarv, 1945-2000”, Helse- og Medicinhistorisk Årsmøde, Copenhagen, 14 November 2003. (abstract)

”The place of the personal life in the historiography of recent science”. Talk at conference ’Historiography of philosophy, intellectual history and science’, 4 October 2003, Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen (manuscript)

”Why are there so few public health biographies?”. Keynote at 7th Congress of the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health, Oslo, 4 September (manuscript).

”Dish washers and molecular knives: representing the recent molecular ’revolution’ in medical history collections”. Paper in session ‘University collections: what are our current challenges/opportunities?”, conference ’University collections: are they worth it?’, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and the Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge, 5 July 2003 (manuscript).

”Medicinhistorien i spændingsfeltet mellem teksternes historie og genstandenes historie”. Talk at Stiftelsen Nasjonalt medisinsk museum’s seminar, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, 4 June 2003 (manuscript).

”Fortid og fremtid: hvad kan videnskabshistoriske studier bidrage med?”. Short talk at VidenNet Research Network, Copenhagen Business School, 26 May 2003 (manuscript)

”Nationalt perspektiv – hvorfor?”. Short talk at seminar ’Medicinhistoriske fortællinger’, Medical Museion, 22 May 2003 (manuscript)

”Why should we remember a life scientist?”. Sir William Paton Memorial Lecture, Wellcome Trust, London, 8 April 2003.

“Att skriva biovetenskapernas historia: tre problem”. Talk at workshop ‘Att sälja biologi: biovetenskapernas moderna utveckling’, Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien, Stockholm, 9 January 2003 (manuscript)

2002
“Scientific biography á la Plutarch”, foredrag ved symposium “Life and work: scientific biographies in comparative perspective”, Collegium Helveticum, Zürich, 14. januar 2002.

“Life, work and virtue: biographies of scientists as an ethical genre”, foredrag ved konference “Står det til liv? Biografiens problemer, popularitet og praksis, Oslo, 25-26. april 2002

“Biographies of scientists: methodological reflections”, foredrag ved konference “Science and religion: the religious beliefs and practicies of scientists, 20th century”, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, 27-29. maj 2002.

“Biografien: en genre med många olikartade syften”, foredrag til Historiska seminariet, Södertörns högskola, 4. november 2002

“Biography and the history of recent science”, seminaroplæg ved Department of History of Science and Technology”, Johns Hopkins University, 20. november 2002.

“The history of medical biography”, seminaroplæg ved Department of History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 28. november 2002.

2001
“Virtuous life in science”, gæsteforelæsning ved Department of Philosophy, University of Reading, 13. marts 2001.

“Why are biographies of scientists of interest for the public understanding of science?”, foredrag ved London Public Understanding of Science Seminar, University College London, 21. marts 2001.

“Plutarch revisited: scientific biography as a contribution to research ethics”, foredrag ved konference “Biographie schreiben”, Max-Planck-Institut für Geschichte, Göttingen, 19. januar 2001.

“Konflikter i medicinhistorien”, åbningsforelæsning ved 18:e Nordiske Medicinhistoriske Kongress, København, 13-17. juni 2001

“Scientific biography: a history of the genre”, foredrag ved Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Georg-August Universität Göttingen, 19. juni 2001.

“What does a 21st century biomedical object look, smell, taste, sound and feel like?”, foredrag ved konference “‘Les rêves et les choses’: Joint meeting on the history of science in museums”, Musée des arts et métiers, Paris, 30. juni-1. juli 2001.

“What can we learn from the life of Niels K. Jerne”, opening keynote lecture, 11th International Congress of Immunology, Stockholm, 22.-26. juli 2001.

“Forskerbiografien i vetenskapshistorien: författarintentioner och läsarförväntningar”, foredrag ved konference “Problems of genre”, Göteborgs Universitet, 24. august 2001.

“The new class and the unity of science”, oplæg ved workshop “Unifying nature, past and present”, Department of History, University of Florida, 21.-22. september 2001.

“Virtue revisited? The poetics of scientific and medical biographies”, seminaroplæg ved Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, 10. oktober 2001.

“Virtue revisited? The poetics of scientific biography”, foredrag ved Department of History of Science, Harvard University, 2. november 2001.

“Steps towards a history of scientific biography”, foredrag ved Department of History of Medicine, Yale University, 5. november 2001

“‘No genre fell under more odium than that of biography’: scientific biography and its history of science critics”, foredrag ved “Boston Colloquium on Scientific Biography”, Boston University, 6. november 2001.

2000
“Forskerbiografi”, foredrag ved Forum for tværvidenskabelig medicinhistorisk forskning, KU, 14. januar 2000

“Collecting in the perspective of a historiography of recent science, technology and medicine”, foredrag ved konference “Symposium on collecting modern medical objects”, Boerhaave Museum, Leiden, 9-11. marts 2000.

“Writing the life of a living scientist: ethical problems”, seminaroplæg ved Cabinet of Natural History, Cambridge University, 13. marts 2000.

“Visioner om forskning og undervisning i medicinens historie i Danmark”, foredrag ved Jysk Medicinhistorisk Selskab, Århus, 2. maj 2000

“Medicinhistoriens fremtid: i krydsfeltet mellem historieteori, patienter og højteknologisk lægegerning”, tiltrædelsesforelæsning ved Det Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultet, 4. maj 2000.

“Medicinhistorie og ‘filosofikum’”, oplæg ved forskningsdag om medicinhistorie, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, KU, 23. maj 2000.

“Scientific biography as a (the most pervasive) genre for the public understanding of science in modernity”, foredrag ved konference “Science sommunication, education and the history of science”, Royal Society, London, 12-13. juli 2000.

“Medicinhistorie og sygeplejehistorie: to søskende på en sejlads mellem historisk distance og professionel nidkærhed”, foredrag ved Dansk Sygeplejehistorisk Selskab, 19. september 2000

“Neurology à la Plutarch”, seminaroplæg ved “Focused workshop on analytical problems in the history of neurosciences”, Fifth Congress of the European Federation of Neurological Societies, København, 17. oktober 2000.

“Scientific biography as a genre in medical history”, The Egill Snorrason Lecture 2000, Icelandic Medical History Association, 28. oktober 2000.

“Aktuelle perspektiver i medicinsk-historisk forskning”. Foredrag for Foreningen for Københavns Seniorlæger, 16. november 2000.

“Scientific biography in the past: steps towards a discourse analysis,” foredrag ved Science Museum, London, 29. november 2000.

1999
“Scientific biography: a genre history”, foredrag ved konference “Between the history of science and the history of ideas”, Oulu University, 25. september 1999.

“Forskerbiografien som eksemplarisk forskningsetik”, foredrag ved Nationalkommiteen for Videnskabshistorie og Videnskabsfilosofis årsmøde, RUC, 4. december 1999.

“Videnskabelige, eksistentielle og etiske problemer i Jerne-biografien”, foredrag ved Institut for medicinsk mikrobiologi og immunologi, Århus Universitet, 8. december 1999.

“Nutidsbiografi och nutidsetik”, foredrag ved konference “Levnadsloppsforskning och berättelsemetoder”, Karolinska Sjukhuset, Stockholm, 12. november 1999.

1998
“Den eksistentielle forskerbiografi”, foredrag ved Historisk Samfund, København, 25. marts 1998.

“Videnskabshistoriske tilgange til medicinhistorien”, foredrag ved ph.d.-kursus “Patienter, lægeprofesssion og samfund”, Institut for Folkesundshedsvidenskab, Københavns Universitet, 20. april 1998.

“Biografien: historieskrivning, romanerstatning eller opbyggelseslitteratur”, foredrag ved Danmarks Biblioteksskole, København, 29. april 1998.

“Hvad er videnskabsstudier?”, foredrag ved Musikvidenskabelig Institut, Københavns Universitet, 29. april 1998.

“Forskerbiografien som genre”, oplæg ved ph.d.-seminar “De videnskabelige mentaliteters historie”, RUC, 11.-14. maj 1998.

“Underholdning, moralsk opbyggelse eller videnskab: biografiens komplicerede forhold til historiefagene”, oplæg ved SHF’s netværk for historieteori og historiografi, KU, 7. februar 1998.

“Scientific biography and the popularization of science”, foredrag ved konference “Forskning om popularisering av vetenskap och forskningsinformation”, Centrum för Medieforskning, Högskolan i Halmstad, 8. maj 1998.

“Immunologists as moral beings”, foredrag ved konference “Immunology: historical issues and contemporary debates”, Musée Claude Bernard, Saint-Julien-en-Beaujolais, 4-5. juni 1998.

“På grænsefladen mellem legende kreativitet og eksperimentel discipline: den danske biologi Niels K. Jernes vej til Nobelprisen”, foredrag ved DGI’s forskningsudvalgs konference “Videnskabelig forskning og kunstnerisk skaben”, København, 1. oktober 1998.

“Biografin och nutidshistorien”, foredrag ved konference “Efterkrigstidens idéhistoria”, Stockholms Universitet, 23-25. oktober 1998.

“Helgenbiografi og forskerbiografi”, foredrag ved Forum Teologi Naturvidenskab, Aarhus Universitet, 9. december 1998.

“Forskarbiografien som idéhistorisk genre”, seminaroplæg ved Institutionen för Kulturvetenskap, Lunds Universitet, 2. december 1998.

1997
“Videnskabernes nutidshistorie” [History of contemporary science], seminar talk at Institut for de Eksakte Videnskabers Historie, Aarhus Universitet, 20 January, 1997.

“Det själlösa jagandet efter kreativiteten”, Talk at seminar Forskning, Kretivitet, formidling, Kommunikationsuddannelsen, Roskilde Universitetscenter, 19-20 marts 1997.

“Till läsesalskulturens försvar” [A defense of the reading room culture]”, talk at conference ”Det undervisende bibliotek” [The teaching library], Roskilde University Library 25th Anniversary Meeting, 29 April 1997.

“Den existentiella forskarbiografin”, Kungl. Vitterhets-, Historie och Antikvitetsakademin, Stockholm, 12-13 maj 1997.

“Forskerbiografi og vitenskabshistorie”, VIT&VOK-seminaret, Det Humanistiske Fakultet, Universitetet i Trondheim, 9 juni 1997.

“Fear and anxiety in scientific practice”. Talk at one-day symposium “Passion in Art, Passion in Science”, Roskilde University, 19 November 1997. Link to pdf of manuscript.

“Vetenskapernas Köpenhamn” [Copenhagen science]. Invited talk at Department of History of Science, Uppsala University, 17 December 1997.

“Att skriva biografi över en nutida intellektuell: metodiska och teoretiska problem”. Invited talk at Department of History, Uppsala University, 17 December 1997.

1996
“Biograpy as a Therapy of Scientific Desire: a Neo-Hellenistic Approach to Science Studies”. Paper for  session “Biography at the Cross-Roads: Towards a Biographical Turn in the History of Science”, British-North-American History of Science Societies Joint Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 1996.

“Biografien som medicinhistorisk genre” [Biography as a Genre in Medical History]. Invited lecture for Nordic Conference on Humanistic Health Research, University of Oslo, May 1996.

1995
“Scientific Biography Between Hermeneutics of Suspicion and Hermeneutics of Edification”, Invited Guest Lecture at Department for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Manchester University; Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds; Department of History, University of Lancaster; and Department of History of Science, Cambridge University, March 6-10, 1995.

“Genlyd af romantik: Niels K. Jerne og selektionsteorin for antistofdannelse” [Reverberations of romanticism: Niels K. Jerne and the selection theory of antibody formatoin], MS to Invited Lecture at the Annual Meeting of Dansk Immunologisk Selskab [Danish Immunological Society], April 6, 1995.

“The Passions of the Scientist: An Existential Approach to Science Biography”, MS to Invited Lecture at the British Society for the History of Science Annual Meeting “Writing Scientific Biographies”, King’s College, London, June 3, 1995.

“Historiographical Problems in Writing Recent Technoscience”, MS to Guest Lecture, Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Techniek und Medizin, Universität Hamburg, Germany, June 12, 1995.

“Conversational and Idiotypic Networks: The Romantic Foundations of European Immunology in the 1970s”, MS to paper at the 5th Biennal Meeting of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, Leuven, Belgium, July 19-23, 1995.

1994
“Konsten att skriva miljö/ekologihistoria: En historiografisk diskussion om unga vetenskaper” [The art of writing environmental history/history of ecology: a historiographical discussion about young sciences]”. Lecture at postgraduate course “Människan och naturen ur ett idéhistoriskt perspektiv”. Department of Philosophy, 7 March 1994.

“The biographical subject in the history of recent science: social construction or existential ‘Du’?”. Lecture at Office of History of Science and Technology colloquium series, UC Berkeley, 25 April 1994.

“En paradox i vetenskapshistorien [A paradox in the history of science]”. Lecture at 9:e Nordiska symposiet i idé- och vetenskapshistoria, Stockholm, 18 August 1994.

“Biography in History of Science: Between Hermeneutics of Suspicion and Hermeneutics of Edification”. Lecture in session “Scientific biography and social history of science: strange bedfellows or significant others”, History of Science Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 13-16 October 1994.

”Mellan ’hiin enkelte’ och strukturen: att skriva immunologins nutidshistoria” [Between the individual and the structure: writing the contemporary history of immunology]. Lecture at Vetenskapahistoriska dagar, Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien, Stockholm, 28 October 1994.

“Mellan existens och kultur: forskerbiografin som en krumtap i undervisningen i videnskabshistorie” [Between existence and culture: scientific biography as a hub in teaching the history of science]. Lecture at conference “At undervise i videnskabshistorie” (Teaching the history of science), Roskilde University, 16-17 November 1994.

“Tre recept för en bättre vetenskapsjournalistik”. Lecture at seminar Vetenskapsvärlden som 90-talets nyhetsmaskin, Uppsala, 9 December 1994.

1993
“Biographical Experiments; Using the Contradiction Between Autobiograhical Stories and the Archival Record as a Resource in Biographical Studies”, MS till lecture in session Biographies, Biologists and the History of Biology, International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham,. MA 15-18 juli 1993.

“Kan Kierkegaard lära oss något om forskningens villkår?”. Talk at the Humanist Day, Gothenburg University, 17 October 1993.

“Hvem deltager i vilken konference? En ny prosopografisk metode for kortlægning af den nutidige videnskabshistorie”. Talk at Annual Meeting of the Danish National Committee for History and Philosophy of Science, Aarhus, 19 November 1993.

1992
“The Origins of the Clonal Selection Theory of Antibody Formation”. Lecture at Program in History of Science, Stanford University, February 7, 1992

“The Origins of the Clonal Selection Theory of Antibody Formation”. Lecture at Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, March 25, 1992

“The Origins of the Clonal Selection Theory of Antibody Formation”. Lecture at Biography Seminar, Center for Studies of Women and Gender, Stanford University, April 2, 1992.

“Science Biography versus History of Science”. Lecture at 7th Course of the International School of Biological Sciences: History of Immunological Thought and of Discoveries in Immunology, Stazione Zoologica di Napoli, Ischia, Italy, 22 June 1992.

“The Passions of the Scientist: Towards An Existential Approach to Science Biography. Presentation in session “The Scientist as Subject”, 2nd British-North American History of Science Conference, Toronto 28 July 1992.

“Existential Projects in Science”. Presentation at session “The Biographical Turn in Science Studies”, Joint meeting of Society for Social Studies of Science and European Association for Studies of Science and Technology, Gothenburg, 13 August 1992.

“Kierkegaard in the Life Sciences: The Case of Niels K. Jerne and Immunlogy”. Presentation at session “Kierkagaard: A European Thinker”, Conference on European Integration and the European Mind, Aalborg University, 24 August 1992.

“Vad är vetenskapskritik? [What is Science Criticism?]”. Lecture to Svenska föreningen för vetenskapsjournalistik, Stockholm, 29 October 1992.

“Attendance at Scientific Meetings as an Indicator of the Structure and Dynamics of a Life Science — the Case of Post-War Immunology”. Presentation at History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 27-30 December 1992.

“Vetenskapliga möten — en försummad aspekt av vetenskapsstudier” [Scientific meetings; a neglected aspect of science studies]. Lecture, Center for Science Studies, Universoty of Gothenburg, 16 December 1992.

“Forskarbiografin — en fristad för passionerna i vetenskapen [Scientific Biography; A Shelter for the Passions in Science Studies]” Lecture, Department of History of Ideas, Umeå University, 17 December 1992.

“Biography or Case Study?”, Lecture, Department of Informatics, Umeå Universoty, 17 December 1992.

1991
“Från söndagsnöje till maktfaktor: om ekologins framväxt i Sverige [From Sunday pastime to power]”. Lecture at Faculty of Forestry Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, 14 March 1991.

“A biographical approach to the natural selection theory of antibody formation”. Talk at session “Molecular biology and immunology”, International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology, Evanston, Ill., 11 July 1991.

“Realist Versus Rhetorical Approaches to the History of Ecology”. Talk at session on ecology, International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology, Evanston, Illinois, 12 July 1991.

“Stämmor som talar och brev som berättar: muntliga och skriftliga källor i vetenskapsbiografin [Voices that speak and letters that tell: oral and written sources in science biography]”. Lecture at Department of History of Ideas and Learning, Lund Universoty, 12 September 1991

“Transformation between narrative levels in biogeaphical inquiry and writing”. Talk at symposium Hermeneutics of Biography, 10th Conference of the International Human Science Research Association, Gothenburg, 18-22 August 1991.

“Existential Projects in Science: Biography and a Post-Social Constructionist Approach to the History of Science”. Talk in session “Methods and resources in history of science”, History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Madison, Wisc., 30 October – 3 November 1991.

1990
“What is the new environmental history?”. Lecture at Colloquium on Environmental History, University of Ottawa, 9 March 1990.

“Är miljöproblemen vetenskapligt konstruerade?” [Are the environmental problems scientifically constructed?]”. Lecture at Department of Social Science, University of Karlstad, 2 April 1990.

“Writing letters to your friends or telling your story to the tape recorder: on the interaction of written and oral records in biographical identity construction”. Talk at conference The Letter Genre, Humanities Research Center, University of Copenhagen, 17-18 May 1990.

“Instruktion eller selektion; analogin mellan epistemologin och immunsystemet [Instruction or selection: analogies between epistemology and the immune system]”. Talk at seminar on evolutionary epistemology, Department of Communication, Linköping University, 22 May 1990.

“Forska bör man, annars dör man: om vetenskapande som livsvillkor” [About research as a life condition]. Talk at Humanities Day, Gothenburg University 28 October 1990.

“Interaction between science and technology: a biographical approach”. Talk in session “Engineering Scientists or Scientific Engineers?”, conference Technological Development and Science in the 19th and 20th Centuries, University of Technology, Eindhoven, 6-9 November 1990.

“The natural selection theory: a metaphorical expression of basic life experiences”. Talk at L’Equipe Recherches Epistemologiques et Historiques sur les Sciences Exactes et les Institutions Scientifiques (REHSEIS), CNRS, Paris, 13 November 1990.

“Metodproblem vid användandet av biografiska intervjuer [Methodological problems in using biographical interviews]. Talk at Tema Kommunikation (Tema K), Linköping University, 22 November 1990.

“Svar till mina 13 kritiker: historiografiska problem vid skrivning av ekologins historia [Answer to my 13 critics: historiographical problems in writing the history of ecology]”. Talk at Tema Teknik och social förändring (Tema T), Linköping University, 22 November 1990.

“En biografi over Niels K. Jerne [A biography of Niels K. Jerne]. Talk at Danish Annual Meeting of History of Science and Philosophy, Risø, 6-7 December 1990.

1989
“Autobiography and Heterobiography; A Comparison of Versions of the Life Course of a Nobel Laureate”, MS to guest lecture at Center for Biographical Research, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, September 13, 1989.

“Om det biografiska tolkningsföreträdet” [On Biographical Interpretation Primacy], MS to guest lecture at Dept of History of Ideas and Learning, University of Uppsala November 2, 1989.

“Myten om Homo cogitans; den kropslige refleksivitet og dekonstruktionen af vidensmagten” [The Myth of Homo Cogitans, Bodily Reflectivity and the Deconstruction of Knowledge Power], MS to guest lecture at Department for Informatics and Economy Planning, Copenhagen Business School, November 8, 1989.

“Kan vi lära av historien?” [Can We Learn from History?], MS to conference Ekologi: vetenskap, ideologi och samhällsutveckling [Ecology: Science, Ideology and Social Development], University of Lund, March 14-15, 1989.

1988
“Kunskap är ett smittsamt virus” [Knowledge is a Contagious Virus], MS to Guest Lecture, Center for Cross Disciplinary Science, University of Umeå, Sweden, May 17, 1988.

“Constructivism, the Power of Intellectuals, and the Art of Biography”, MS to The Gordon Research Conference in Cyber¬netics, Oxnard, California, January, 18-22, 1988.

“Forholdet mellem viden og magt i fremtidens informationssamfund” [Relation Between Knowledge and Power in the Information Society], MS to Guest Lecture, Aalborg University, Denmark, September 28, 1988.

“New Information Technologies and the Quest for A New View of the Global Society”, MS to conference Telecommunications in Society”, Symposium at Swedish Telecom, Kalmar, Sweden, June 20, 1988.

1987
“Kognitivitens gränser” [Limits to Cognition], MS to Guest Lecture at Dept of Computer and Systems Science, Copenhagen Busniess School, Denmark, February 24, 1987.

“Kunskapssamhället” [The Knowledge Society], MS to Guest Lecture at Research Policy Institute, University of Lund, Sweden, October 1, 1987.
“Det globala informationssamhället” [The Global Information Society], MS to Guest Lecture at Center for Cross Disciplinary Science, University of Göteborg, Sweden, January 23, 1987.

“Vetenskap som nytta, sanning, spel, lek och självförverkligande” [Science as Utility, Truth, Game, Play and Edification], MS to Guest Lecture, Research Dept, Swedish Board of Nature Conservation, December 4, 1987.

1986
“Telekommunikationen i samhället”. Lecture at conference organized by Televerkets planeringssektion för inlandsnätet, Hotell Skogshöjd, Söder­tälje, 16/9 1986.

1985
“Det nya kontoret”, föredrag vid konfernes Data, Kontor, Miljö, Stockholm 2/10 1985.

“När ekologin kom till Sverige: fältforskare och experimentalister” [When Ecology Came to Sweden: Field Researchers and Experimentalists], MS to Nordiska idé- og vetenskapshistorikermötet [Meeting of Nordic Historians of Ideas and Science], Oslo, Norway, October 11-13, 1985.

“Tillgången till information i informationssamhället”, föredrag vid Privattjänstemannakartellens kon­ferens “Informationssamhäl­let”, Stockholm 28/11 1985.

1984
“Kunskapssociologiska aspekter på informationssam¬hället” [Epistemological Aspects of the Information Society], MS to conference “Kundskab og informa¬tions¬tekno¬logi” [Knowledge and Information Technology], Danish Social Science Research Council, Middelfart, Danmark, May 28-30, 1984. (with J.Hermann)

“The Microfoundation of the Intelligentsia Concept: A Possible Basis for a Research Program”, MS to conference “Intellectuals, Universities and the State”, Swedish Board of Universities, Fiskebäcks¬kil, Sweden, January 12-15, 1984.

“Conflict Structure of the Knowledge- and Information Society”, MS to Sociology of Science Yearbook’s conference The Impact of Scientific Knowledge on Social Struc¬ture”, Darmstadt, Germany, November 22-24, 1984.

“Conflict Structure of the Information Society”, MS to conference Communication Between People in Compute¬rized Society”, Göteborg, Sweden, December 6-7, 1984.

1983
“Den nye klasse: strukturteori og hverdagsforstå¬else” [The New Class: Structural Theory or Everyday Understanding], MS to conference “Informatik og hverdagsliv” [Information Science and Everyday Life], Danish Social Science Research Council, Hundested, Denmark, February 24-25, 1983.

“Maktspråk eller språkmakt” [Power Language or Language Power], MS to conference “Språket och den nya tekniken” [Language and the New Technology], Board of Swedish Research Councils, Stockholm, Sweden, June 1, 1983.

1982
“Informationssamfundet: en kundskabsteoretisk model [The information society: an epistemological model]. Lecture at Department for Social Economics and Planning, Roskilde University, 20 January 1982.

“Synecology and Macrosociology: Utopias of a Technocratic Elite”. Talk at conference XX, Board of Swedish Research Councils, Sånga-Säby, Sweden, May 24-25, 1982.

1976
“The Natural Science Study Programme at Roskilde University”. Talk at conference Bremen International Seminar on
Project-Orientation in Higher Education, 1976, 25 March 1976.

For general audiences

2018
“At huske og skrive om sit liv – opskrift på en god alderdom?” [To remember and write about one’s life – a recipe for good ageing]. Talk at PROSA-Forbundet af IT-professionelle (Seniorudvalget), Copenhagen, 20 September 2018.

2016
“Taking stock of your life as a researcher: what can scientists use autobiography and memoir writing for?”. Talk at Polymorfien seminar, Danish State Serum Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark, 19 April 2016.

2015
“Det indsamlede menneske”. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘The Body Collected’ at Medical Museion, 21 May 2015 (manuscript)

“Presentation of Medical Musieon”. Talk to Wellcome Trust’s Board of Trustees, Medical Museion, 3 February 2015 (manuscript and powerpoint)

2014
“Bakterier: 3 miljarder år på 30  minuter”. Talk at Copenhagen Culture Night, Medical Museion, 10 October 2014 (powerpoint)

“At bryde visualitetens tyranni på museer”. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘MetaScent’ at Medical Museion, 14 May 2014 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“Er vi på vej ind i en post-antibiotisk epoke?”. Lundbeck Lecture, Medical Museion, 3 March 2014 (powerpoint)

2013
[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Medicoteknik’ at Medical Museion, 27 November 2013 (manuscript)

[No title]. Talk at opening of art installation ‘Femme Vitale’ at Medical Museion, 11 October 2013 (manuscript)

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Surgery’ at Medical Museion, 27 September 2013 (manuscript)

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Psychiatry Room’ at Medical Museion, 24(?) January 2013 (manuscript)

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Biohacking: Do It Yourself’ at Medical Museion, 24(?) January 2013 (manuscript)

2012
[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Fedme [Obesity]’ at Medical Museion, 3 October 2012 (manuscript).

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Experiences of Ageing’ at Medical Museion, 27 April 2012 (manuscript).

2011
[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Balance and Metabolism’ and art installation ‘Genomic Enlightenment’ at Medical Museion, 13 October 2011 (manuscript)

2010
“Visionen for Medicinsk Museion”. Talk for Dansk Medicinhistorisk Selskab, Medical Museion, 8 December 2010 (manuscript)

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘The Chemistry of Life’ in Panum Building, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 15 November 2010 (manuscript and powerpoint)

“Om Medicinsk Museion”. Talk to University of Copenhagen administration staff, 3 September 2010 (manuscript and powerpoint)

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Healthy Aging: A Life Span Approach’ in Panum Building, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 8 February 2010 (manuscript and powerpoint)

2009
[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Del og Hel [Split and Splice]’ at Medical Museion, 11 June 2009 (manuscript and powerpoint).

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Blikfang og blærebilleder: forskning i posterformat’ [‘Eye catchers and swagger images: research in poster format’ at Medical Museion, 25 May 2009 (manuscript)

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Design4Science’ at Medical Museion, 20 January 2009 (manuscript).

2007
[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Oldetopia’ at Medical Museion, 11 October 2007 (manuscript).

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition of Jacob Kirkegaard’s sound work ’Labyrinthitis’ at Medical Museion, 2 September 2007 (manuscript)

”Medicinhistoriske betragtninger”. Talk at Embedslægeforeningens 125-årsjubileum, Domus Medica, 17 August 2007 (manuscript).

2006
[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Sygdommens ansigt: kunst i øjenhøjde’, Medical Museion, 24 August 2006 (manuscript)

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Psykohistorier’, Medical Museion, 9 June 2006 (manuscript)

2005
”Hvad kan man lære af forskerbiografier? Eksemplet Niels K. Jerne”, Selskabet for naturlærens udbredelse, København, 14 March 2005 (manuscript and powerpoint).

2004
”’Jag vill inte vara nästbäst’. Niels Jerne om livet, forskningen och existensen”, Nobel Museum, Stockholm, 12 February 2004.

2003
[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ‘Niels Ryberg Finsen, 5 December 2003.

[No title]. Talk at opening of exhibition ’Portræt af en læge’, 7 November 2003.

”Skabelsesøjeblikket og forskerens personlighed”, Dansk Selskab for Kreativitet og Innovation, 3 March 2003.

“Biografien som genre”, Friskolebladets redaktionskomitemøde, Nr. Broby Fri- og Efterskole, 1 Februar 2003.