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CFP: Reading Euclid in the Early Modern World

Reading Euclid in the early modern world: research workshop Thursday and Friday 14 and 15 December 2017 All Souls College, Oxford Abstract Deadline: 1 August 2017 Call for PapersEuclid's Elements of Geometry was highly visible in early modern culture: a touchstone for mathematical training as well as a spur to new mathematical research throughout the [...]

By | 2017-08-02T17:23:45+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Reading Euclid in the Early Modern World

Revisiting Anna-K Mayer’s ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’

The BSHS celebrates its 70th Anniversary this year, and in honour of this, Cambridge University Press has made Anna-K Mayer's fantastic BJHS piece, "‘I have been very fortunate…’. Brief report on the BSHS Oral History Project: ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’" freely available from now until the end of 2017. This article was originally [...]

By | 2017-05-11T11:06:26+00:00 May 11th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on Revisiting Anna-K Mayer’s ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’

Spring 2017

BSHS President Dr Patrica Fara Dear BSHS members We held our Spring Council meeting on Saturday 6th, and so I’m writing to keep you up-to-date with the latest information and also to tell you about some time-limited opportunities. The first feel-good news item is that Cambridge University Press (they publish BJHS) is offering a 20% [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Presidential Message|Comments Off on Spring 2017

CFP: Histories of Anthropology, Cambridge 18-19 September

Histories of Anthropology: Transforming Knowledge and Power (1870-1970) University of Cambridge, 18-19 September 2017 Deadline for Proposals: 20 May 2017 Keynote Speaker: Sadiah Qureshi (Birmingham) The rise of anthropology as an academic discipline transformed the development of cognate disciplines and the interaction of power and knowledge in the modern world. This two-day conference will explore [...]

By | 2017-06-02T11:19:32+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Histories of Anthropology, Cambridge 18-19 September

Visualising Learning in France, c. 1500-1830

Visualising Learning in France, c. 1500-1830 24-25 May 2017, New Seminar Room, 71 South Street, St Andrews Programme, abstracts and all further details available here: http://cfhc.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/workshops/visualising-learning-in-france-c-1500-1830/ Symposium Overview: In early modern France visualising and learning were parallel activities. In this era of artistic and scientific investigation, the image was less a supplement to knowledge than an [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Visualising Learning in France, c. 1500-1830

CRASSH Exhibition: ‘Photography, Alterity and Epidemics’

The Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic project at CRASSH, University of Cambridge, is delighted to share news of a forthcoming photographic exhibition; ‘Photography, Alterity and Epidemics.’ This exhibition will be graciously hosted by the Royal Anthropological Institute, London, from 11 May until 30 June 2017. Please join us for the opening night, from [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 May 5th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on CRASSH Exhibition: ‘Photography, Alterity and Epidemics’

CFP Funding Bodies and Late Modern Science

Call for Papers: Funding bodies and late modern science Utrecht University, Cultural History Research Group and Descartes Centre, 30 November – 1 December 2017 Abstract Deadline: 15 June 2017 In his The Scientific Life. A Late Modern Vocation Steven Shapin addresses the status of the late modern scientist. On the one hand, we have an [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP Funding Bodies and Late Modern Science

KCL Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine

Kings College London is delighted to announce that this year's Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine will be given by Professor Scott Podolsky on Thurs 29 June 2017, 5.30-7pm. Prof Podolsky will be speaking on 'The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics.' Abstract: Today, as we increasingly turn our [...]

By | 2017-06-28T10:30:42+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Medicine public health, News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on KCL Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine

It’s Time to Rethink International Conferences

By Jim Grozier At the end of July, historians of science and technology from all over the world will be converging on Rio for the 25th International Conference of the History of Science and Technology (ICHST). It will no doubt be an excellent meeting, even a landmark occasion in the field. But at what cost [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on It’s Time to Rethink International Conferences

CFA: Postdoctoral Researcher in the History of Medicine and/or Technology

Postdoctoral researcher, “history of medicine and/or technology” at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department Technology and Society Studies, Maastricht University 1.00 fte, 3 years Applicants are invited for a 3-year postdoctoral position within the project “Making clinical sense: A comparative study of how doctors learn in digital times”. The project is funded by [...]

By | 2017-06-02T11:16:15+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on CFA: Postdoctoral Researcher in the History of Medicine and/or Technology