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BSHS Announcements

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Nominations invited for BSHS Pickstone Prize 2018

Nominations are invited for the British Society for the History of Science’s prestigious Pickstone Prize for 2018. The Prize aims to recognize pioneering works that advance the scholarly understanding and interpretation of the scientific past. In focusing on academic books, it complements the Society’s Dingle Prize, which rewards engagement with broader audiences. Established in 2014 [...]

By | 2018-01-23T18:29:29+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on Nominations invited for BSHS Pickstone Prize 2018

2018 BSHS Undergraduate Dissertation Archive Grants

The BSHS is delighted to announce that applications for the Undergraduate Dissertation Archive Grants are now open. Are you an undergraduate student writing a dissertation on a topic in the history of science, technology and medicine? Do you need to visit an archive as part of your research? If so, then why not apply for one of our OEC archive grants? These [...]

By | 2018-01-14T21:09:04+00:00 January 14th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News|Comments Off on 2018 BSHS Undergraduate Dissertation Archive Grants

CFP: Science and the First World War: the aftermath

Call for papers As part of a series of Europe-wide conferences on the history of science during the First World War, this one-day conference will be held at the Royal Society on Thursday 13 September 2018. We invite papers from historians of the early 20th century. We wish to focus on science and society in [...]

By | 2018-01-13T13:56:37+00:00 January 13th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Science and the First World War: the aftermath

ESHS 2018: Call for individual papers

The European Society for the History of Science (ESHS) Biennial Conference and British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) Annual Meeting is on the theme ‘Unity and Disunity’. It will be held at University College London’s Institute of Education (14-17 September 2018). Call for Individual Papers The organising committee of ESHS 2018 invite proposals [...]

By | 2018-01-10T10:51:27+00:00 January 10th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on ESHS 2018: Call for individual papers

BSHS Engagement Fellow – George Marshall Medical Museum

Deadline for applications: 23 February 2018 Fellowship to be completed by: End September 2018 Fee payable to Fellow: £2000 George Marshall Medical Museum (GMMM), Worcester, is delighted to be hosting a British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) Engagement Fellowship during 2018. Supported by the BSHS, this post will enable a current postgraduate student [...]

By | 2018-05-02T15:17:11+00:00 December 8th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS Engagement Fellow – George Marshall Medical Museum

OEC Project Grant: Celebrating 400th anniversary of Elias Ashmole

The BSHS Outreach and Education Committee were delighted to receive news of a project that was given one of our Project Grants this autumn. We’d like to extend our warm thanks to Caroline Goodson for conceiving and delivering this fantastic project. She has passed on the following report: 2017 marks the 400th anniversary of Elias [...]

By | 2017-11-28T20:30:54+00:00 November 28th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on OEC Project Grant: Celebrating 400th anniversary of Elias Ashmole

BSHS Engagement Fellow – The Polar Museum – Climate Histories

Deadline for applications: Monday 15 January 2018 Shortlisted candidates to be interviewed via Skype on Wednesday 24 January 2018 Fellowship to be completed by: end June 2018 Fee payable to Fellow: £2000 The Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, is delighted to be hosting a BSHS Engagement Fellowship in the [...]

By | 2018-05-02T15:18:59+00:00 November 27th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS Engagement Fellow – The Polar Museum – Climate Histories

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 [...]

By | 2017-11-21T17:39:51+00:00 November 21st, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for symposia at ESHS 2018 from Outreach and Education Committee

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 | 2017-12-05T18:24:58+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