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Conferences, Symposia & Workshops

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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

Symposium: In the Shadow and Light of the Tavistock Institute’s Archive

You are invited to attend a symposium celebrating 70 years of applied social sciences work at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations. The TIHR conducted organisational research with a wide variety of institutions, including Unilever, the National Coal Board, British European Airways and the Ministry of Technology. The symposium takes place at the Conway Hall [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:11+00:00 October 11th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Symposium: In the Shadow and Light of the Tavistock Institute’s Archive

BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 British Society for the History of Science Postgraduate Conference, which will take place at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), University of Manchester, on 4th – 6th April 2018. Further information can be found on the conference webpage. Conference Organising Committee: Andrea del [...]

By | 2018-01-11T17:46:23+00:00 September 27th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2018

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 [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Talk: The periodic table: Its story and significance

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 | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 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 | 2017-07-17T10:18:47+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on “Rutherford’s Chemists”: July 15th-16th 2017, Glasgow