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Conferences, Symposia & Workshops

//Conferences, Symposia & Workshops

Open Meeting on the History of Physics

The History of Physics Group will hold its first Open Meeting in London on Thursday 27 September 2018. The organising committee will be pleased to receive abstracts of no more than 500 words for 20 minute oral presentations or presentations by poster on any subject related to the history of physics. Submissions from students and [...]

By | 2018-04-11T20:44:03+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Open Meeting on the History of Physics

Workshop: Narrative Science and its Visual Practices (19th April 2018)

As part of the ERC-funded Narrative Science project we are hosting a one-day workshop focused on the intersection of visual practice and narrative in science. The workshop will take place at the London School of Economics and Political Science, on 19th April. Science abounds with visual materials: exemplary objects, 3D models, photos, diagrams, maps, graphs. [...]

By | 2018-03-26T16:19:34+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Workshop: Narrative Science and its Visual Practices (19th April 2018)

CFP: Self-Fashioning Scientific Identities in the Long Nineteenth Century

Self-Fashioning Scientific Identities in the Long Nineteenth Century University of Leicester, 15th June 2018 Keynote: Dr Patricia Fara, University of Cambridge ‘You will I am sure on reflection, readily acknowledge that as a man of science I have no choice but to pursue “truth” to the best of my ability in spite of consequences[.]’ St G. [...]

By | 2018-02-05T19:06:59+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Self-Fashioning Scientific Identities in the Long Nineteenth Century

Linnean Society: Celebration of First Female Fellows

DAY MEETING 10:30–17:00 Wednesday 21 March 2018 Just over 100 years ago, the Linnean Society admitted 15 ground-breaking Fellows - all women. To coincide with its 230th anniversary, the Society will be celebrating the first female Fellows and their contributions. This one-day event will look at these women in detail, while also exploring issues facing women today [...]

By | 2018-02-01T09:59:26+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Linnean Society: Celebration of First Female Fellows

Antiquarian Horological Society AGM (12-13 May, Keele University)

This year’s Antiquarian Horological Society annual meeting takes place on 12–13 May 2018 at Keele University in Staffordshire. The year 2018 will mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Edward Massey, a significant and important inventor of a range of horological and nautical devices. The annual meeting will celebrate the contribution of Massey and his [...]

By | 2018-01-29T19:14:32+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Antiquarian Horological Society AGM (12-13 May, Keele University)

Registration Open for Remembering James Petiver (1665-1718)

Remembering James Petiver (1665-1718) 26th April 2018 The Linnean Society of London Registration is open here. This day meeting marks the tercentenary of the death of James Petiver FRS, an important but often overlooked professional apothecary and compulsive natural historian in 18th-century London. Petiver made significant contributions to multiple fields of natural history, above all [...]

By | 2018-01-29T18:49:24+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Registration Open for Remembering James Petiver (1665-1718)

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

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