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Talk: The periodic table: Its story and significance

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 20 July The Theatre, The Royal Institution The periodic table is probably the most famous chart in all of science. But what is its history? How does it relate to quantum physics? And is there an optimal form it should take? UCLA chemist Eric Scerri will investigate. Eric Scerri is a lecturer in the department [...]

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CFP: Get real!: Realism as a goal for the sciences and for HPS

A conference celebrating 60 years of HPS at Leeds 19-20 September 2017 University of Leeds Deadline for Abstracts: 24 July 2017 Scientists tend to want to discover the truth about nature beyond its appearances. They want to get nature right (“scientific realism”). Historians and philosophers generally try to understand what the sciences are really like, [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Get real!: Realism as a goal for the sciences and for HPS

“Rutherford’s Chemists”: July 15th-16th 2017, Glasgow

A meeting, co-sponsored by the Institute of Physics and Royal Society of Chemistry, to mark the centenary of the second scientific revolution and a unique collaboration between physics and chemistry. It will feature invited lecturers who will speak on the contributions of key radio-chemists, including Marie Curie, Frederick Soddy, William Ramsay and Georg von Hevesy, [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on “Rutherford’s Chemists”: July 15th-16th 2017, Glasgow

CFP: Workshop on Scientific Editors

CFP: Editors and the Editing of Scientific Periodicals: Constructing Knowledge and Identity in the Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries A workshop hosted by the Institute of Intellectual History, University of St Andrews September 7 - 8, 2017 Deadline for abstracts: 30 June Organisers: Anna Gielas and Dr Aileen Fyfe Scientific periodicals have been important means [...]

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Freud in Cambridge: Hidden Histories of Psychoanalysis

1 July 2017, Freud Museum, London, 9.30am - 5.00pm ***Discount Code for BSHS Members: BURSARY2*** Freud in Cambridge: Hidden Histories of Psychoanalysis Day Symposium What kind of a project is psychoanalysis? The publication of John Forrester's last book, co-authored with Laura Cameron, has not only opened new avenues of research in the history of psychoanalysis but suggests new [...]

By | June 2nd, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Freud in Cambridge: Hidden Histories of Psychoanalysis

Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition

Call for Registration and Posters Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition Liège, Belgium, 6-12 August 2017 The preparation of the World Humanities Conference is now approaching very fast. The draft programme is being revised, but please see the earlier draft version online: http://www.unesco.org/new/fileadmin/MULTIMEDIA/HQ/SHS/pdf/whc2017_programme.pdf Please note that the Conference is preceded, on Sunday morning, by CIPSH’s [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition

CFP: Contours of the Future: Technology & Innovation in Cultural Context

For postindustrial societies the future has turned into a space of risk and construction of expectations. The future exists in the present as a discourse and rhetoric, as a competition of visions and agendas that shape the potential of future innovations. Scenarios of the future are transformative since they direct scientific practices, influence political and [...]

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CFP: Materia Medica on the Move II

Call for Papers Materia medica on the move II: Contextualizing drug components as collectables, commodities, and cultural markers in the early modern period Amsterdam, October 4-6, 2017 Abstract Deadline: 19 June 2017 After the successful Materia medica on the move conference in 2015, Utrecht University Descartes Centre, Huygens/ING, and Naturalis Biodiversity Centre will host a three-day [...]

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CFP: Unix in Europe: Between Innovation, Diffusion and Heritage

Call for contributions International symposium: Unix in Europe: between innovation, diffusion and heritage Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France – October 19 2017 Abstract Deadline: 30 June 2017 Rationale The Unix system was born in the 1970s at the crossroads between two interacting worlds: industry (the Bell Labs at AT&T) and academia (the University [...]

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CFP: Reading Euclid in the Early Modern World

Reading Euclid in the early modern world: research workshop Thursday and Friday 14 and 15 December 2017 All Souls College, Oxford Abstract Deadline: 1 August 2017 Call for PapersEuclid's Elements of Geometry was highly visible in early modern culture: a touchstone for mathematical training as well as a spur to new mathematical research throughout the [...]

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