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Conferences, Symposia & Workshops

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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