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Conferences, Symposia & Workshops

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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 [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Contours of the Future: Technology & Innovation in Cultural Context

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 [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Materia Medica on the Move II

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 [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Unix in Europe: Between Innovation, Diffusion and Heritage

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 PapersEuclid'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 the [...]

By | 2017-08-02T17:23:45+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Reading Euclid in the Early Modern World

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-02T11:19:32+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Histories of Anthropology, Cambridge 18-19 September

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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CFP Funding Bodies and Late Modern Science

Call for Papers: Funding bodies and late modern science Utrecht University, Cultural History Research Group and Descartes Centre, 30 November – 1 December 2017 Abstract Deadline: 15 June 2017 In his The Scientific Life. A Late Modern Vocation Steven Shapin addresses the status of the late modern scientist. On the one hand, we have an [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP Funding Bodies and Late Modern Science

Workshop CFP: Vaccines: Values, Present and Past

Call for papers: Workshop Vaccines: Values, Present and PastUppsala 23–24 Nov. 2017 VACCINES: VALUES, PRESENT AND PAST Vaccines, their practices, and means of production, are a historically contested field in which different values, experiences, needs, risks, rights and demands from individuals, public authorities, industries and other institutions have recurrently both clashed and coincided in the [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Workshop CFP: Vaccines: Values, Present and Past

Registration Now Open: BSHS Annual Meeting

The BSHS turns 70 years old in 2017. We invite you to join us in marking this anniversary at our Annual Conference, Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 July 2017, at the University of York. Please visit http://bshsconference.org.uk/book-the-bshs-conference-2017/  for prices and more information, including a provisional programme. Advertised prices will hold until the early bird deadline [...]

By | 2017-06-20T09:26:49+00:00 April 19th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Registration Now Open: BSHS Annual Meeting

CFP: British Society for the History of Medicine Congress, Edinburgh

Abstract submission is open for the BSHM Congress to be held from 13th-16th September 2017 at Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh, in association with the Society for the Social History of Medicine. All those with an interest in history of medicine are welcome to attend and to submit abstracts for 15 minute oral presentations and for posters. [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: British Society for the History of Medicine Congress, Edinburgh