Handover of the Debye Archives

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave invites you to attend the handover of the Debye Archives on 30 January 2019.


The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1935 was awarded to Petrus (Peter) Josephus Wilhelmus Debye: “for his contribution to our knowledge of molecular structure through his investigations on dipole moments and on the diffraction of X-rays and electrons in gases.”

14.30 Welcome with coffee/tea
15.00 Introduction by Amito Haarhuis (CEO Rijksmuseum Boerhaave)
15.10 Professor Jeroen van Dongen: Peter Debye
15.30 Intermezzo: audiovisuals of Peter Debye
15.40 Norwig Debye: the story of the medaillons
16.00 Wiel Rosseau: meeting Peter Debye and the story of the archives
16.20 Ceremonial handover of the archives to Rijksmuseum Boerhaave
16.30 Reception
17.30 Closing

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