The History Committee

The activities of History Committee falls within the following areas:

  • Promote and protect the heritage of brain sciences globally, with the Global Brain Museum project
  • Foster discussions on the history of neuroscience, with a focus on the history of the 20th century, through seminars, organised in collaboration with neuroscience institutes throughout Europe
  • Developing resources to document the history and development of neuroscience, through the History of Neuroscience Online Projects and the organisation of a History Corner at major FENS meetings
Meet the FENS History Committee 2020-2022
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Tasia Asakawa , France

Member

2018-2022


Richard Brown , Canada

Member

2018-2022


Fernando Castro , Spain

Chair

2020-2022


Zeljka Krsnik, Croatia

Member

2020-2022


Pertti Panula , Finland

Member

2020-2022

Past FENS History Committees

Past History Chairs
Headshot Lorenzo Lorusso

Lorenzo Lorusso , Italy

2014-2020

Helmut Kettenman

Helmut Kettenman , Germany

2010-2014

Past History Members
2018 - 2020

Lorenzo Lorusso, Italy, Chair
Tasia Asakawa, France
Paul Bolam, UK
Richard Brown, Canada

2016 - 2018

Lorenzo Lorusso, Italy, Chair
Zoltán Molnàr, UK
Marco Piccolino, Italy
Jean-Gaël Barbara, France

2014 - 2016

Lorenzo Lorusso, Italy, Chair
Zoltán Molnàr, UK
Marco Piccolino, Italy

2012 - 2014

Helmut Kettenmann, Germany, Chair
Michael Hagner, Switzerland
Ulf Norrsell, Sweden
Kyriáki Thermós, Greece
Nicholas Wade, United Kingdom

2010 - 2012

Helmut Kettenmann, Germany, Chair
Sten Grillner, Sweden
Jacques Epelbaum, France
Nicholas Wade, United Kingdom
Marina Bentivoglio, Italy
Ulf Norrsell, Sweden
Michael Hagner, Germany