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Cancelled: BSHS Annual Conference 2020

We regret to announce that due to COVID-19 our 2020 Annual Conference is cancelled. We are working on plans for a digital alternative, details of which will be released in the coming weeks as they are finalised.

Postponed: BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2020 (1st – 3rd April 2020)

We regret to announce that we have taken the decision to postpone our Annual Postgraduate Conference, which was due to take place at the University of Leeds between 1st and 3rd April 2020. Our Postgraduate Conference traditionally attracts researchers based across the UK and internationally, and after discussion with the organisers in Leeds we [...]

By |2020-03-13T16:38:00+00:00March 13th, 2020|BSHS Announcements, BSHS Conferences, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Postponed: BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2020 (1st – 3rd April 2020)

President’s Newsletter: Spring 2020

Public History of Science and Technology Conference, York 15-16 May Join us for the Society’s next conference in conjunction with the Science Museum Group, on the public history of science, technology and medicine, 15-16 May 2020, at the National Railway Museum, York. Twenty-three presentations will explore the ways in which science’s past has been, [...]

By |2020-03-05T20:05:41+00:00March 5th, 2020|BSHS Announcements, News, Presidential Message|Comments Off on President’s Newsletter: Spring 2020

Celebrating Women in History, Science and the Arts (05/03/2020) // Barks, Berries & Bitter Pills (06/05/2020): Events at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

THESE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED OR POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK PLEASE CONTACT THE ORGANISERS FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION The Faculty of the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries continues to celebrate its 60th Anniversary year with a varied programme of events throughout 2020. Recently-announced events [...]

By |2020-03-29T17:59:16+00:00March 1st, 2020|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, General Events|Comments Off on Celebrating Women in History, Science and the Arts (05/03/2020) // Barks, Berries & Bitter Pills (06/05/2020): Events at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

Public History of Science Conference, 15-16 May 2020, Railway Museum, York

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED OR POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK PLEASE CONTACT THE ORGANISERS FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION Save the date! The programme will include: Tim Boon: Introduction: Distinguishing Adjacent Disciplines: Public History of Science and its Conceptual Neighbours Sharon Babaian:  A Shattered Past Re-Made: Public History at the Canada Science and [...]

By |2020-03-29T17:59:40+00:00February 19th, 2020|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News|Comments Off on Public History of Science Conference, 15-16 May 2020, Railway Museum, York

Photographing the Air with the Marconi Photographic Section: BSHS Engagement Fellowship

In the first post about our 2019 BSHS Engagement Fellowships, Lewis C. Smith, PhD student at the University of Essex, and Richard Anderson, Archives and Collections Lead at Essex Record Office, Chelmsford, describe the work Lewis did on the archives of the Marconi Company. That work will feed into a project to digitise the [...]

By |2020-02-19T17:54:46+00:00February 19th, 2020|Blog, Engagement Fellowships, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Photographing the Air with the Marconi Photographic Section: BSHS Engagement Fellowship

BJHS Themes: How Collections End – Available now, open access

Click here to visit the Journal's home page at Cambridge University Press. How Collections End Edited by Boris Jardine, Emma Kowal, and Jenny Bangham Collections are made and maintained for pleasure, for status, for nation or empire building, for cultural capital, as a substrate for knowledge production and for everything in between. In asking [...]

By |2020-02-19T16:19:47+00:00February 19th, 2020|BJHS, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Themes: How Collections End – Available now, open access

Call for Abstracts: Special Issue on New Directions in the Historiography of Genetics

Call for Abstracts: Special Issue, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences The historiography of genetics has radically changed in the past few decades. Gregor Mendel’s Versuche über Pflanzen-Hybriden is no longer simply regarded as a study of the problem of heredity (e.g., Olby 1979; Gliboff 1999; Müller-Wille and Orel 2007). The so-called “great [...]

By |2020-02-19T15:58:27+00:00February 19th, 2020|News, Publications|Comments Off on Call for Abstracts: Special Issue on New Directions in the Historiography of Genetics

ICYMI: #BSHSGlobalHist – The Papers

On Wednesday 12th February 2020, the BSHS held our first ever digital conference, using Twitter to share research from all over the world on the theme of 'Global and International Histories of STEM'. We've gathered the 'papers' together here - click on a Tweet to go to Twitter and see the whole paper. [...]

By |2020-02-16T19:14:17+00:00February 16th, 2020|BSHS Announcements, BSHS Conferences, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on ICYMI: #BSHSGlobalHist – The Papers

BSHS Ayrton Prize 2019 Winners Announced

Every two years our Outreach and Engagement Committee awards the BSHS Ayrton Prize for digital or online engagement. After deliberating over an impressive number and variety of submissions, our judging panel have announced two joint-winners for the 2019 prize, and would like to commend a further two projects for their exceptional quality. [...]

By |2020-02-13T20:22:13+00:00February 12th, 2020|Ayrton Prize, BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes, Recent OEC Activities, Uncategorized|Comments Off on BSHS Ayrton Prize 2019 Winners Announced

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