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History of Particle Colliders

History of Particle Colliders University of Bristol, Wednesday April 19th 2017 History of Physics Group Registration is Essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/history-of-particle-colliders-tickets-31748909844  DESCRIPTION This meeting will take place at the H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, BS8 1TL on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 (the Wednesday after Easter.) It will be a joint meeting between the IOP History [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on History of Particle Colliders

CFP: The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era

The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era This is a call for papers for a workshop which will explore the history of the British Post Office from its monopolisation of the telegraph service in 1869 under control of the state until the privatisation of the telecommunications business as British Telecom. The history of the [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University College London|Comments Off on CFP: The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era

Technology & Democracy Symposium, Cambridge

The Power Switch; How Power is Changing in a Networked World 31 March 2017, 09:00 - 18:15 Symposium, CRASSH, Cambridge Registration for this conference is now open. For more information, see here (http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/27100) and here (http://www.talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/70180), please register here (https://webservices.admin.cam.ac.uk/cbk/vmxu/index.cgi). Full fee £20 (includes refreshments and lunch) Student and ECF fee £10 (includes refreshments and lunch)Recent decades [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University of Cambridge|Comments Off on Technology & Democracy Symposium, Cambridge

Medicine, Environment and Health in the Eastern Mediterranean World, 1400-1750

Christ’s College, University of Cambridge Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 April 2017 Organized by Valentina Pugliano (Cambridge) and Nükhet Varlık (Rutgers-Newark) Generously sponsored by the Wellcome Trust and Christ's College, Cambridge This conference will offer, for the first time, a comprehensive picture of medicine and healing in the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East, ca. [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University of Cambridge|Comments Off on Medicine, Environment and Health in the Eastern Mediterranean World, 1400-1750

CFP: Mapping the Past, Exploiting the Future

Mapping the past, exploiting the future: cartographies and understandings of the Arctic National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London 21-22 July 2017 Royal Museums Greenwich will host an interdisciplinary conference which aims to interrogate the processes and products of mapping the Arctic, to coincide with the opening of a major new exhibition, Death in the Ice: the [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Mapping the Past, Exploiting the Future

Science and Religion Summer School

The Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation is pleased to announce the organization of the Summer School on “Science and Religion” from  5 to 10 June 2017 in collaboration with the Orthodox Academy of Crete. The one-week intensive Summer School will take place in Crete island in Greece and aims to provide participants with knowledge of the history of the relations [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, General Events, News|Comments Off on Science and Religion Summer School

CFP: Material Culture of Exploration & Academic Travel

Göttingen Spirit Summer School: The material culture of exploration and academic travel, 1700-1900 Göttingen, July 24 - 29, 2017 Deadline: March 15, 2017 www.uni-goettingen.de/de/how-to-apply/555121.html) Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Historic Observatory, University of Göttingen, Germany, Convenors Dr. Marie Luisa Allemeyer (Zentrale Kustodie, University of Göttingen) Dr. Dominik Hünniger (Lichtenberg-Kolleg, University of Göttingen) Christian Vogel (Zentrale Kustodie, University of Göttingen) Experts/Speakers Professor [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, General Events, News|Comments Off on CFP: Material Culture of Exploration & Academic Travel

IHPS Keynote by Jon Hodge

The keynotes for the first International IHPS Forum, sponsored in part by the BSHS, were delivered by Jon Hodge and Chiara Ambrosio.  Jon’s keynote took the form of a video interview with the conference organisers, and this helped to set up the tone of conversation and exchange that characterised the proceedings over the weekend. You [...]

By | January 29th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on IHPS Keynote by Jon Hodge

Applications for travel grants for the International Congress of the History of Science and Technology

The BSHS is accepting applications for grants of £750 to support travel to attend the International Congress of the History of Science and Technology (ICHST) in Rio in July 2017. To apply for a travel grant, you must be a BSHS member and send a brief email to the Executive Secretary,[email protected], by March 17 2017, [...]

By | January 29th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Grants, News|Comments Off on Applications for travel grants for the International Congress of the History of Science and Technology

Workshop: Scientists and their Diaries

Friday 27 January 2017 12pm-7pm The Royal Society, in association with the Constructing Scientific Communities project, is hosting a one-day workshop on the topic of 'scientists and their diaries'. The full programme for the day is here. Attendance (including sandwich lunch and afternoon tea) is free, but booking is essential - please email [email protected] to reserve [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Workshop: Scientists and their Diaries