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“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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 Papers Euclid'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 [...]

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CFP: Histories of Anthropology, Cambridge 18-19 September

Histories of Anthropology: Transforming Knowledge and Power (1870-1970) University of Cambridge, 18-19 September 2017 Deadline for Proposals: 20 May 2017 Keynote Speaker: Sadiah Qureshi (Birmingham) The rise of anthropology as an academic discipline transformed the development of cognate disciplines and the interaction of power and knowledge in the modern world. This two-day conference will explore [...]

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Visualising Learning in France, c. 1500-1830

Visualising Learning in France, c. 1500-1830 24-25 May 2017, New Seminar Room, 71 South Street, St Andrews Programme, abstracts and all further details available here: http://cfhc.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/workshops/visualising-learning-in-france-c-1500-1830/ Symposium Overview: In early modern France visualising and learning were parallel activities. In this era of artistic and scientific investigation, the image was less a supplement to knowledge than an [...]

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