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Workshop CFP: Vaccines: Values, Present and Past

Call for papers: Workshop Vaccines: Values, Present and PastUppsala 23–24 Nov. 2017 VACCINES: VALUES, PRESENT AND PAST Vaccines, their practices, and means of production, are a historically contested field in which different values, experiences, needs, risks, rights and demands from individuals, public authorities, industries and other institutions have recurrently both clashed and coincided in the [...]

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Registration Now Open: BSHS Annual Meeting

The BSHS turns 70 years old in 2017. We invite you to join us in marking this anniversary at our Annual Conference, Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 July 2017, at the University of York. Please visit http://bshsconference.org.uk/book-the-bshs-conference-2017/  for prices and more information, including a provisional programme. Advertised prices will hold until the early bird deadline [...]

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CFP: British Society for the History of Medicine Congress, Edinburgh

Abstract submission is open for the BSHM Congress to be held from 13th-16th September 2017 at Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh, in association with the Society for the Social History of Medicine. All those with an interest in history of medicine are welcome to attend and to submit abstracts for 15 minute oral presentations and for posters. [...]

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CFP: Making It Up: Histories of Research Integrity and Fraud in Scientific Practice

"Making It Up: Histories of Research Integrity and Fraud in Scientific Practice" Office for the History of Science, Uppsala University, 12-14 April, 2018 Conference Announcement and Call for Papers Deadline for submission: 15 May 2017 We announce a conference at the Office for the History of Science, Uppsala University to take place April 12-14, 2018 [...]

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CFP: Mathematics and Mechanics in the Newtonian Age

Workshop “Mathematics and Mechanics in the Newtonian Age: historical and philosophical questions” University of Sevilla, Institute of Mathematics (IMUS), 18-20 Sept. 2017 The problem of the “applicability” of mathematics is justly emphasized, but it is often forgotten that the set-up of the problem changes with context. Its usual formulation presupposes the “modern” conception of maths [...]

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CFP: ‘The Evolution of the Museum’

'The Evolution of the Museum' - Science Museum, London, 13-14th July 2017 A workshop in the 'Universal Histories, Universal Museums' project funded by the AHRC ‘Care for the Future: Thinking Forward through the Past’ and the LABEX ‘Pasts in the Present’ programmes. https://universalhistories.org/ Call for Papers Museums are emergent entities - and the evolution of [...]

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Oxford Seminar in the History of Alchemy and Chemistry

The 2017 Oxford Seminar in the History of Alchemy and Chemistry will take place at the Maison Francaise d’Oxford (2-10 Norham Rd, OX2 6SE) between 3pm-5pm on 3 May, 10 May, 17 May and 14 June. The seminar is free of charge, and anyone with an interest in the history of alchemy, chemistry, medicine or the sciences [...]

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CFP: Toxic Legacies, Global Pollutants

Toxic legacies, global pollutants Anthropological and historical perspectives on the chemical Anthropocene  Keynote speaker: Professor David Arnold, University of Warwick Location: Durham University Dates: 29th – 30th June 2017  The Toxic Legacies, Global Pollutants symposium marks the end of a three-year research project into agrochemicals and global health, funded by the Wellcome Trust.  Contributions are invited from anthropology and/or history that [...]

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CFP: Molecules and Models: Seeing Structures

Organised by the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture(CVAC) as part of the Institute of Advanced Study Theme  for 2017-18 Structure November 21st and 22nd 2017 Kenworthy Hall, St Mary’s College, Durham University The workshop will run from early afternoon on 21st until lunchtime on 22nd. Call for Papers We invite proposals for short papers [...]

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CFP: Extraordinary Bodies in Early Modern Nature and Culture

Extraordinary Bodies in Early Modern Nature and Culture An international workshop at Uppsala University, Sweden, October 26–27, 2017 A wealth of literature has shed light on religious, philosophical, scientific and medical concepts of extraordinary bodies, wonders and monsters in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Lorraine Daston and Katharine Park have been tremendously influential with [...]

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