30% discount off Royal Society Notes and Records

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

20% discount off Ashgate publications

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

Visit Ashgate

Conferences, Symposia & Workshops

//Conferences, Symposia & Workshops

CFP: Making It Up: Histories of Research Integrity and Fraud in Scientific Practice

"Making It Up: Histories of Research Integrity and Fraud in Scientific Practice" Office for the History of Science, Uppsala University, 12-14 April, 2018 Conference Announcement and Call for Papers Deadline for submission: 15 May 2017 We announce a conference at the Office for the History of Science, Uppsala University to take place April 12-14, 2018 [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Making It Up: Histories of Research Integrity and Fraud in Scientific Practice

CFP: Mathematics and Mechanics in the Newtonian Age

Workshop “Mathematics and Mechanics in the Newtonian Age: historical and philosophical questions” University of Sevilla, Institute of Mathematics (IMUS), 18-20 Sept. 2017 The problem of the “applicability” of mathematics is justly emphasized, but it is often forgotten that the set-up of the problem changes with context. Its usual formulation presupposes the “modern” conception of maths [...]

By | 2017-06-12T11:09:07+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Mathematics and Mechanics in the Newtonian Age

CFP: ‘The Evolution of the Museum’

'The Evolution of the Museum' - Science Museum, London, 13-14th July 2017 A workshop in the 'Universal Histories, Universal Museums' project funded by the AHRC ‘Care for the Future: Thinking Forward through the Past’ and the LABEX ‘Pasts in the Present’ programmes. https://universalhistories.org/ Call for Papers Museums are emergent entities - and the evolution of [...]

By | 2017-04-30T14:49:42+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: ‘The Evolution of the Museum’

Oxford Seminar in the History of Alchemy and Chemistry

The 2017 Oxford Seminar in the History of Alchemy and Chemistry will take place at the Maison Francaise d’Oxford (2-10 Norham Rd, OX2 6SE) between 3pm-5pm on 3 May, 10 May, 17 May and 14 June. The seminar is free of charge, and anyone with an interest in the history of alchemy, chemistry, medicine or the sciences [...]

By | 2017-05-17T13:12:20+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Oxford Seminar in the History of Alchemy and Chemistry

CFP: Toxic Legacies, Global Pollutants

Toxic legacies, global pollutants Anthropological and historical perspectives on the chemical Anthropocene  Keynote speaker: Professor David Arnold, University of Warwick Location: Durham University Dates: 29th – 30th June 2017  The Toxic Legacies, Global Pollutants symposium marks the end of a three-year research project into agrochemicals and global health, funded by the Wellcome Trust.  Contributions are invited from anthropology and/or history that [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Toxic Legacies, Global Pollutants

CFP: Molecules and Models: Seeing Structures

Organised by the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture(CVAC) as part of the Institute of Advanced Study Theme  for 2017-18 Structure November 21st and 22nd 2017 Kenworthy Hall, St Mary’s College, Durham University The workshop will run from early afternoon on 21st until lunchtime on 22nd. Call for Papers We invite proposals for short papers [...]

By | 2017-07-05T14:49:01+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Molecules and Models: Seeing Structures

CFP: Extraordinary Bodies in Early Modern Nature and Culture

Extraordinary Bodies in Early Modern Nature and Culture An international workshop at Uppsala University, Sweden, October 26–27, 2017 A wealth of literature has shed light on religious, philosophical, scientific and medical concepts of extraordinary bodies, wonders and monsters in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Lorraine Daston and Katharine Park have been tremendously influential with [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Extraordinary Bodies in Early Modern Nature and Culture

New and Old Themes in the History of Chemistry

Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry New and Old Themes in the History of Chemistry A meeting to honour Bill Brock and mark eighty years of Ambix  Saturday 20 May 2017 Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BS (Underground: Green Park or Piccadilly Circus)  PROGRAMME 10.00     Registration and Coffee 10.30     Carolyn Cobbold [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on New and Old Themes in the History of Chemistry

Joseph Dalton Hooker Bicentenary, Kew Gardens

"The Making of Modern Botany" A one day meeting to celebrate the life and work of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Victorian botanist, plant hunter and Director of Kew Gardens. 30 June 2017, 9.30am to 5.30pm, evening event 6pm to 7pm Jodrell Lecture Theatre, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Price: £25 adults. £15 students. Prices includes entry [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Joseph Dalton Hooker Bicentenary, Kew Gardens

Workshop: Provincial Collectors/Global Opportunities

5 May 2017 King's Museum, University of Aberdeen This workshop is organised as one of the highlight events for the ‘Aberdonians in the Americas: Migrants and Adventurers from Mexico to Paraguay’ exhibition, to be held at the King’s Museum at the University of Aberdeen, from December to June 2017. This workshop asks, how does study [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 24th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Workshop: Provincial Collectors/Global Opportunities