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Call for symposia at ESHS 2018 from Outreach and Education Committee

The Outreach and Education Committee (OEC) of the BSHS would like to extend a particular invitation for symposia at the European Society for the History of Science Biennial Conference 2018.   The conference – which is being organised in conjunction with the British Society for the History of Science – will be held at University [...]

Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

November - December 2017 EXHIBITION Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria Special Exhibitions Gallery Until 18 March 2018 Explore the microbial world, antibiotics and technology through art. The internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu takes visitors on an artistic journey through infection, from the Romantic period to contemporary synthetic biology. NEW DISPLAYS Science and Sacrifice Basement Gallery Drawing [...]

By | 2017-11-16T20:04:16+00:00 November 16th, 2017|General Events, News|0 Comments

Exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

The current special exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford, is Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria (29 September 2017 - 18 March 2018). It is a contemporary art exhibition by internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu which explores our relationship with the microbial world, antibiotics and technology. For more details see: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/exhibits/ Image: Microbe Mouth [...]

By | 2017-11-16T19:49:30+00:00 November 16th, 2017|General Events, News|0 Comments

Pop Science! Lates Event at the Natural History Museum

Constructing Scientific Communities is taking over the Natural History Museum for one night! Friday 27 October 2017 18:00-22:00 Natural History Museum, London Science is a cornerstone of modern society but sharing the work of scientists can often be a challenge.  At Pop Science, we explore some of the different ways that science can be and [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:11+00:00 October 27th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Pop Science! Lates Event at the Natural History Museum

ESHS 2018: Call for Symposia

We are delighted to announce that the Call for Symposia for the next European Society for the History of Science (ESHS) Biennial Conference is now live and can be found here. The conference - which is being organised in conjunction with the British Society for the History of Science - will be held at University [...]

By | 2017-10-30T10:00:52+00:00 October 25th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESHS 2018: Call for Symposia

CFA: BSHS Archivist

The British Society for the History of Science is looking for a new Archivist. As historians, we all know that archives are crucial, and so we have to look after our own records properly and preserve our heritage. The BSHS Honorary Archivist, Jamie Stark, has recently become the Books Reviews Editor for BJHS, and he is [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:11+00:00 October 25th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on CFA: BSHS Archivist

CFA: BSHS Viewpoint Editor

The British Society for the History of Science is looking for a new Editor for Viewpoint. This is the Society's full-colour, non-technical magazine which was originally founded to encourage non-members to become interested in our activities. The current editor, Alice White, is stepping down and will be handing over the position. We would like to [...]

By | 2017-10-25T15:07:33+00:00 October 25th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on CFA: BSHS Viewpoint Editor

Symposium: In the Shadow and Light of the Tavistock Institute’s Archive

You are invited to attend a symposium celebrating 70 years of applied social sciences work at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations. The TIHR conducted organisational research with a wide variety of institutions, including Unilever, the National Coal Board, British European Airways and the Ministry of Technology. The symposium takes place at the Conway Hall [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:11+00:00 October 11th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Symposium: In the Shadow and Light of the Tavistock Institute’s Archive

BSHS Annual Conference 2017: Review in Investigación y Ciencia

We are pleased to announce that Investigación y Ciencia (the Spanish edition of Scientific American) have published a review of the BSHS Annual Conference 2017, written by Xavier Roqué. The article is open access and available to read via the link below: X. Roqué. "Pasado en construcción". Investigación y Ciencia, n. 493 (October 2017), 52–53. Photo by Alice White.  

By | 2017-10-16T10:09:50+00:00 October 11th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on BSHS Annual Conference 2017: Review in Investigación y Ciencia

BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2018

The 2018 British Society for the History of Science Postgraduate Conference will take place at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), University of Manchester, on 4th - 6th April 2018. Further information can be found on the conference webpage. Conference Organising Committee: Andrea del Campo Peirano; Rachel Douglas; Kate Hiepko; [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:11+00:00 September 27th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2018