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Call for Proposals: International Mathematical Union Mongraph

The International Mathematical Union celebrates its centennial in 2020, and is seeking proposals to write a monograph: The purpose of the monograph is to put the IMU in a grander framework of international scientific unions, and the internationalization of science and mathematics in particular. What was the impact of the world events through the [...]

By |2019-05-15T15:25:32+00:00May 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Call for Papers: Rethinking James Watt (1736-1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy (Deadline 01/06/2019)

Friday evening 30 August to Sunday 1 September 2019, University of Birmingham James Watt (1736-1819), the Scottish-born inventor, engineer, businessman and employer died on the 25 August 1819. The 200th anniversary of his death in 2019 provides an opportunity to revisit his personal and public life, relationships, context and legacy. By looking beyond his [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:32:41+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers: Rethinking James Watt (1736-1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy (Deadline 01/06/2019)

BSHS OEC Project Grants – 17th May deadline

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Engagement Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support engagement and outreach projects in the history of science. These are currently awarded on a quarterly basis. The next deadline is Friday 17th May 2019. We are seeking projects that engage with the history of [...]

By |2019-04-25T21:49:43+00:00April 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants – 17th May deadline

Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

Leonardo: The art and science of attribution (Royal Institution, Tuesday 16th April, 7.30pm to 8.45pm) This event will see Martin Kemp and Larry Keith discuss the issues involved in establishing the authenticity of works of art on the 500th birthday of Leonardo. Combining expertise from the fields of Art History and Technical Studies, they will [...]

By |2019-04-17T17:43:26+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

History of Physics in London Universities (24th April)

The History of Physics Group at the IOP has arranged an event on Wednesday, 24th April 2019, entitled History of Physics in London Universities.  Details of the agenda, speakers and booking details can be found at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/history-of-physics-in-london-universities-tickets-55396286785?utm_term=eventurl_text

By |2019-04-25T21:57:13+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on History of Physics in London Universities (24th April)

CFP from ECRs – Narrative science in techno-environments – 18th-19th July 2019 (London)

CFP from ECRs - Narrative science in techno-environments - 18th-19th July 2019 (London) This two-day interdisciplinary workshop is made possible thanks to the generous support of the British Academy (grant number BARSEA19\190021). It expands on the work of the Narrative Science project, a European Research Council funded project based at the London School of Economics [...]

By |2019-04-15T17:19:20+00:00April 15th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on CFP from ECRs – Narrative science in techno-environments – 18th-19th July 2019 (London)

April, May, and June 2019 at the History of Science Museum

Events at the History of Science Museum Download the programme as a PDF  APRIL Trail: Easter discoveries      Saturday 6 – Sunday 21 April, 12–5pm Challenge yourself to the Easter trail. Self-led, ages 7+ Evening Talk: Science fictions Thursday 11 April, 6pm Professor Rob Iliffe explores how the human imagination shaped [...]

By |2019-04-04T18:20:23+00:00April 4th, 2019|General Events, Museums, News|Comments Off on April, May, and June 2019 at the History of Science Museum

History of Science for Schools: Inaugural Session! (27th April, 2019)

Charles Darwin, Detection, and Discovery in the Galapagos Islands (1831-35) 12:00 – 14:00, 27th April 2019, Milstein Exhibition Room, University Library, Cambridge The BSHS Outreach and Engagement Committee is delighted to be supporting this event via our Project Grants scheme. In the bleak midwinter of England in December 1831, Charles Darwin sailed [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:15:07+00:00April 4th, 2019|Blog, BSHS Announcements, General Events, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on History of Science for Schools: Inaugural Session! (27th April, 2019)

Workshop: The Food Journey at Bristol Museum (30th March 2019)

Do you know the difference between the breadnut and the breadfruit? Do you know how it got to Jamaica and why? How many types of yam have you ever eaten and how do they contribute to Caribbean food resilience? This workshop will explore Caribbean food histories and present day plant foods in dialogue with the [...]

By |2019-04-04T16:47:27+00:00March 27th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Workshop: The Food Journey at Bristol Museum (30th March 2019)

Registration Open – Mind Reading 2019

Mind Reading 2019: Adolescence, Literature, and Mental Health 17th May, 2019 at St Anne’s College, Oxford Can literature and narrative improve the lives of young people? We will bring together literary and humanities scholars with service users and practitioners in the field of child and adolescent mental health. Together we will ask questions [...]

By |2019-03-25T17:56:12+00:00March 25th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Registration Open – Mind Reading 2019

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