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Darwin and the Voyage of HMS Beagle: James Moore and Huddersfield Literature Festival

Huddersfield Literature Festival Sunday 9 March 2014 2.30 pm at The Packhorse Gallery, Packhorse Centre, Huddersfield, HD1 2RT The Andrew Mitchell Collective will explore the voyage through poems selected from his sequence with dance, music and a touch of shanty. There will be an introductory short talk on Darwin’s voyage from his biographer Professor James [...]

By | 2014-02-21T14:08:58+00:00 February 21st, 2014|General Events|Comments Off on Darwin and the Voyage of HMS Beagle: James Moore and Huddersfield Literature Festival

Fellowship and Travel Grant Program at The Bakken

RESEARCH TRAVEL GRANT and VISITING RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP   The Bakken (Minneapolis, MN) awards short-term fellowships and travel grants to scholars and artists to support research using The Bakken’s library and artifact collections. The collections address the history of electricity and magnetism (with a focus on their roles in the life sciences and medicine) and include [...]

By | 2013-10-02T08:41:00+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|Grants, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships|Comments Off on Fellowship and Travel Grant Program at The Bakken

2nd CFP: BSHS Postgraduate Conference, University of Leeds, 8-10 January 2014

The 2014 BSHS Postgraduate Conference is seeking individual papers and sessions for the upcoming conference at the University of Leeds on 8-10 January 2014. We welcome proposals both for papers from individuals and for sessions. For individual papers, please send your name, university affiliation, paper title, 5-6 key words, and an abstract (no more than [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:45+00:00 October 1st, 2013|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops|Comments Off on 2nd CFP: BSHS Postgraduate Conference, University of Leeds, 8-10 January 2014

Manchester 1913: Niels Bohr, Harry Moseley and the Origins of the Quantum Atom

  A meeting of the History of Physics Group of the IOP in conjunction with the Manchester Branch of the IOP.  Manchester, Saturday October 19th 2013, 9:30 – 18:00  Talks include:  Dr Neil Todd, University of Manchester: “Bohr and Moseley in Manchester from a Manchester perspective”.   Dr Finn Asserud, Niels Bohr Archive, Copenhagen: “At [...]

By | 2013-09-17T11:38:27+00:00 September 17th, 2013|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops|Comments Off on Manchester 1913: Niels Bohr, Harry Moseley and the Origins of the Quantum Atom

2 PhD positions in 19th century cultural and medical history

The research group Cultural History since 1750 of the University of Leuven seeks to cover many aspects of the cultural landscape of the past, ranging from the history of science and universities, the history of historiography and historical culture, heritage and history education to the development of cultural infrastructure and the history of cultural transfers. [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:54:00+00:00 June 26th, 2013|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships|Comments Off on 2 PhD positions in 19th century cultural and medical history

Postdoc position in the cultural history of science and medicine, 19th-20th c.

The research group Cultural History since 1750 of the University of Leuven seeks to cover many aspects of the cultural landscape of the past, ranging from the history of science and universities, the history of historiography and historical culture, heritage and history education to the development of cultural infrastructure and the history of cultural transfers. [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:54:01+00:00 June 26th, 2013|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships|Comments Off on Postdoc position in the cultural history of science and medicine, 19th-20th c.

Invitation to Workshop: Fractured Histories- Discovering Women Scientists in the Archive

10am-5pm, 16 July 2013 at The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1.   The history of women’s participation in science is an incomplete and fractured one: for much of the nineteenth century women were typically excluded from ‘masculine’ scientific societies and networks and so negotiated a space to work only at the periphery [...]

By | 2013-06-01T07:08:19+00:00 June 1st, 2013|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops|Comments Off on Invitation to Workshop: Fractured Histories- Discovering Women Scientists in the Archive

MPIWG Berlin: 3 postdoctoral fellowships for up to three months

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin (Max Planck Research Group Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe; Director: Prof. Dr. Sven Dupré) announces   three postdoctoral fellowships for up to three months   between January 1 and December 31, 2014. Outstanding junior and senior scholars (including those on sabbatical leave from their [...]

By | 2013-04-05T15:53:23+00:00 April 5th, 2013|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships|Comments Off on MPIWG Berlin: 3 postdoctoral fellowships for up to three months

1st European Autumn School of History of Science and Education

The Catalan Society for the History of Science and Technology will organize the 1st European Autumn School of History of Science and Education (Barcelona, 14-16 November 2013). Information about this School can be found in http://schct.iec.cat/Web1AutumnSchool/FirstAutumnSchool.html

By | 2013-04-05T15:20:56+00:00 April 5th, 2013|General Events|Comments Off on 1st European Autumn School of History of Science and Education

Silent Spring: Postgraduate Funding Opportunity

Postgraduate Funding Opportunity Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment An AHRC collaborative skills project hosted by the Centre for Modern Studies, University of York and Birkbeck, University of London A number of travel bursaries are available for postgraduates and early career researchers to participate in this project, which uses Rachel [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:54:21+00:00 January 10th, 2013|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Grants|Comments Off on Silent Spring: Postgraduate Funding Opportunity