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Activism, Nursing and Women’s Rights: Then and Now

Tuesday 26 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN Nearest tube: Oxford Circus/Bond Street Join Helen Pankhurst and Anne Marie Rafferty for a history of women’s rights. The early twentieth century was an important time for nursing activism. Nurses were involved in the campaign for women’s suffrage [...]

By |2019-11-20T15:14:36+00:00November 20th, 2019|General Events, News, Seminars & Public Lectures|0 Comments

Last chance to see: ‘Celebrating Ellen Hutchins’ at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (closes 22/11/2019)

Celebrating Ellen Hutchins (1785-1815) Ireland’s first female botanist and a talented botanical artist  Exhibition in the Library at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm, until 22 November 2019, free https://www.kew.org/kew-gardens/what-on/celebrating-ellen-hutchins The story of a remarkable young woman botanising in a remote corner of Ireland - Bantry [...]

By |2019-11-20T15:03:09+00:00November 20th, 2019|General Events, News|0 Comments

Hans Rausing Scholarships at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (King’s College London)

The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at (CHoSTM) at King's College London invites applications for Hans Rausing Scholarships to begin in October 2020.  The scholarships are available to students from overseas, the EU, and the UK to study the history of science and/or technology at Masters and PhD-level at the [...]

Registration Open: British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 49th Annual Conference “Natural, Unnatural and Supernatural”

8-10 January 2020 at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom Plenary speakers: Donna Landry (University of Kent at Canterbury): ‘In one red burial blent’: The Natural, the Unnatural, and the Animal at Waterloo Hannah Williams (QMUL): ‘The Religion Problem’ The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is Europe’s largest and most prestigious [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:49:47+00:00November 20th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|0 Comments

Diamond Anniversary Year: History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

The Faculty of the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries celebrated its 60th anniversary on 21 October, and marks its Diamond anniversary year (2019-2020) with a packed programme of events, open to all. Click here for more information on faculty events Click here for more information on [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:54:26+00:00November 20th, 2019|General Events, News|0 Comments

Ayrton Prize 2019 – Nominations Open

The BSHS Outreach and Engagement Committee is delighted to invite nominations to the BSHS Ayrton Prize 2019. This prize is awarded once every two years to recognise outstanding digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine (HSTM). We interpret the term "digital engagement" broadly to include: publicly accessible websites, or clearly defined contributions to existing web-based [...]

Call for Applications: Blumberg Chair in Astrobiology, Exploration, and Innovation

The Library of Congress is accepting applications for the Blumberg Chair in Astrobiology, Exploration, and Innovation, which has in the past been held by historians of science and technology as well as philosophers and scientists. For more information please visit the Library of Congress website: https://www.loc.gov/programs/john-w-kluge-center/chairs-fellowships/chairs/blumberg-nasa-chair-in-astrobiology/

By |2019-11-12T16:31:43+00:00November 12th, 2019|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|0 Comments

IEEE History Center Funding Opportunities 2020

IEEE Life Member History Fellowship, 2020 – 2021  The IEEE Life Member History Fellowship supports one year of full-time graduate work, or one year of post-doctoral research for a scholar who has received his or her Ph.D. within the past four years, in the history of IEEE's areas of interest, including Engineering, Computer Sciences and [...]

Call for Abstracts: Outer Edge: Queer(y)ing STEM Collections

Outer Edge: Queer(y)ing STEM Collections 1st Vienna Workshop on STEM Museums, Gender and Sexuality When: 5th March - Half-day pre-workshop activities & 6th March 2020 - All day workshop Where: Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Technology) How can the science and technology museum, as a cultural and social institution, explore the opportunities of reflecting and developing [...]

By |2019-11-12T15:55:39+00:00November 12th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|0 Comments

Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Instructor in History of Biology

Postdoctoral Instructor in History of Biology The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Instructor appointment beginning Fall 2020. Area of Specialization: the history of modern, especially molecular, biology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three (ten-week) undergraduate courses per [...]

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