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The fifteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science

The fifteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will be held at the University of Sheffield from Wednesday 15 April until Friday 17 April 2020. Keynote speakers will be Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell (Oxford), Professor Martin Willis (Cardiff), and Professor Angela Wright (Sheffield). The BSLS invites proposals for 20-minute papers, panels of [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:46:12+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on The fifteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science

BSHS Twitter Conference

Wednesday 12th February 2020   The British Society for the History of Science is delighted to announce our first digital conference, using the social media platform Twitter. This one-day conference, on the theme of global and international histories of STEM, is a great chance to get creative! Embracing the novel ‘presentation’ style with this new [...]

By |2019-10-01T13:12:16+00:00October 1st, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on BSHS Twitter Conference

CfA: PostDoc and PhDs in history, philosophy, and social studies of biology

Call for Applications: 1x Post-Doc position and 2x PhD positions in history, philosophy, and social studies of biology, Department of Philosophy I, Ruhr University Bochum   The Institute of Philosophy I at the Ruhr University Bochum seeks applications for one Post-Doctoral Research Position and two PhD Student Positions in the field of history, philosophy, and [...]

By |2019-09-18T11:02:20+00:00September 18th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CfA: PostDoc and PhDs in history, philosophy, and social studies of biology

Call for Papers Extended: HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference 2019

CFP Extension to August 15th History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland Annual Conference 2019 Ulster University (Belfast campus), 18-20 October 2019 Organising committee: Ruth Coon, Eugenie Scott, Michael Kinsella, Lauren Young, Stan Neal, Ian Miller The History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland hosts an annual conference to promote [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:39:36+00:00August 5th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers Extended: HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference 2019

Call for Papers: Colonial Knowledges: Environment and Logistics in the Creation of Knowledge in British Colonies from 1750 to 1950

Colonial Knowledges: Environment and Logistics in the Creation of Knowledge in British Colonies from 1750 to 1950 27th-28th February 2020, University of Manchester. Keynote speaker: Professor Javed Majeed, King’s College London. The effects of colonial power dynamics on knowledge creation in the long nineteenth century and beyond are well known and have become the foundation [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:24:01+00:00August 5th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Call for Papers: Colonial Knowledges: Environment and Logistics in the Creation of Knowledge in British Colonies from 1750 to 1950

Booking Open: Rethinking James Watt (1736 1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy

University of Birmingham, 30th August - 1st September 2019Booking is open for this event exploring the personal and public life, relationships, context and legacy of James Watt (1736 1819) on the 200th anniversary of his death.Further details: James Watt flyerFor booking details and further information see: https://www.jameswatt2019.orgIf you have any questions contact Malcolm Dick at [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:24:15+00:00August 5th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Booking Open: Rethinking James Watt (1736 1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy

Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives Workshop

The Royal Society 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG 14-15 November 2019 The shift from the disordered Kunstkammer or curiosity cabinet of the Renaissance to the ordered Enlightenment museum is well known. What has to be explored fully is the process through which this transformation occurred. Collective Wisdom, funded by an AHRC International Networking [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:16:42+00:00June 25th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives Workshop

Conference – The Public History of Science, Technology, Medicine & Mathematics: Category, Practice and Future

15-16 May 2020, National Railway Museum, York British Society for the History of Science / Science Museum Group Tim Boon and Ludmilla Jordanova - convenors Deadline for proposals: Friday 6th September. Please send a title and outline of around 300 words to: [email protected] with the subject ‘Public History of Science Conference’ The term ‘public history’ [...]

By |2019-06-25T16:31:28+00:00June 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on Conference – The Public History of Science, Technology, Medicine & Mathematics: Category, Practice and Future

Deadline Soon: Science Museum Group Research Conference 2019

The 2019 Science Museum Group Research Conference will take place on 4–5 November 2019, at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester. The deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday 28 June 2019. Click here to view the full Call for Papers on the Science and Industry Museum's website.

By |2019-07-28T13:16:52+00:00June 25th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Deadline Soon: Science Museum Group Research Conference 2019

30% discount off Royal Society Notes and Records

BSHS members get an exclusive 30% off a personal subscription to Notes and Records.

20% discount off Ashgate publications

BSHS members get an exclusive 20% off all Ashgate publications.