BSHS Announcements

Home/News/BSHS Announcements

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

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

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

Inaugural BSHS Hughes Prize awarded to James Delbourgo

Writer James Delbourgo who revealed the founding collection of the British Museum was acquired using the profits of slavery has won a top history of science book prize. 'Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum' reveals how collector and physician Sloane made his fortune by treating slaves and their [...]

By |2020-02-16T19:09:48+00:00February 3rd, 2020|BSHS Announcements, Hughes Prize, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on Inaugural BSHS Hughes Prize awarded to James Delbourgo

2020 with the BSHS

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected some of our planned activities and events. Please check the front page of our website and our social media channels for the most up-to-date information from us. Conferences In February, we'll be making our first foray into digital conferencing with our Global Histories Twitter Conference (Wednesday 12th [...]

By |2020-03-29T18:12:38+00:00January 4th, 2020|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on 2020 with the BSHS

President’s Newsletter: Autumn 2019

Dear BSHS Members, Once again it is my pleasure to report on recent discussions at the last meeting of Council, and also to bring to your attention some upcoming opportunities to present at conferences and apply for prizes.  Singer Prize Announcement The British Society for the History of Science is delighted to invite submissions [...]

By |2020-03-05T20:26:49+00:00December 4th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News, Presidential Message|Comments Off on President’s Newsletter: Autumn 2019

30% discount off Royal Society Notes and Records

BSHS members get an exclusive 30% off a personal subscription to Notes and Records.
Subscribe

20% discount off Ashgate publications

BSHS members get an exclusive 20% off all Ashgate publications.

Visit Ashgate