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BJHS Preview: Issue 3 2019

Well.  How five years can zip by.  This time five years ago the people of Scotland narrowly voted to remain part of the United Kingdom.  President Obama announced the resumption of normal relations between the US and Cuba.  And the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the final part of its Fifth Assessment [...]

By |2019-11-12T15:47:03+00:00September 18th, 2019|BJHS, BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 3 2019

BJHS Developments

Earlier this year, the outgoing BJHS editor, Professor Charlotte Sleigh, announced three new initiatives for the journal:Science in Translation will provide open-access, English-language versions of texts whose translation would be of benefit to colleagues, and will link them with scholarly commentaries provided by their translators.Retrospectives will encourage senior scholars to reflect on their own experiences of how [...]

By |2019-07-18T20:31:22+00:00July 18th, 2019|BJHS, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Developments

BJHS Preview: Issue 2 2019

The June issue of BJHS is a special issue, titled London 1600-1800: Communities of Natural Knowledge and Artificial Practice and edited by Jim Bennett and Rebekah Higgitt. An outcome of Higgitt’s Metropolitan Science research project and its opening workshop, it examines some of the collective practical and knowledge cultures that developed within early modern London’s [...]

By |2019-12-07T17:46:28+00:00June 25th, 2019|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 2 2019

BJHS seeks new Editor

Update: The BJHS has appointed a new editor, Dr Amanda Rees. See: http://www.bshs.org.uk/bjhs-developments The time has come to begin the search for a new editor for the British Journal for the History of Science to succeed Charlotte Sleigh, who has most effectively taken the helm for the last few years. If you are interested in this role, [...]

By |2019-07-18T21:07:42+00:00March 12th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS seeks new Editor

BJHS Preview: Issue 1 2019

The first issue of BJHS for 2019 brings with it some good news: the joint winner of our 2014 Singer Prize for an article by an early career researcher, Jenny Bulstrode, has gone on to win the 2018 Sarton Prize for History of Science.  Awarded by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, this [...]

By |2019-12-07T17:47:14+00:00February 22nd, 2019|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications, Singer Prize|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 1 2019

2nd Call for Submissions – Women in the History of Science: A Liberating the Curriculum Sourcebook

Deadline February 28th 2019 We are asking for: Sources and explanatory text for a history of science sourcebook that focuses on women in science (broadly construed) from a global perspective, from antiquity to the present day. We are particularly interested in early modern, medieval, and ancient sources, alongside sources that explore women’s knowledge production beyond Europe Aims: [...]

By |2019-03-02T19:16:37+00:00February 6th, 2019|News, Publications|Comments Off on 2nd Call for Submissions – Women in the History of Science: A Liberating the Curriculum Sourcebook

Call for Contributions: Book Project – Women in their Element

In 2019, the 150th anniversary of Mendeleev’s first publication of the Periodic Table of Elements will be celebrated, and UNESCO has declared 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table. Of the many publications dealing with the history of the Periodic Table, few texts deal with women’s contributions. We are planning a collective volume [...]

By |2018-07-24T17:16:05+00:00July 24th, 2018|News, Publications|Comments Off on Call for Contributions: Book Project – Women in their Element

SMG Journal Writing Prize – call for entries

The submission deadline for this year’s Science Museum Group journal writing prize is 1st March 2018. The prize aims to encourage writing and publication by early career scholars, and winners will receive £500 and the chance to publish in the SMG Journal. Winning entries will be judged according to best original research article that addresses [...]

By |2018-10-12T16:06:07+00:00February 1st, 2018|News, Publications|Comments Off on SMG Journal Writing Prize – call for entries

Science Museum Group Journal: Issue 8

Issue 8 of the Science Museum Group Journal is now available to read online here. The Science Museum Group Journal (ISSN: 2054-5770) is an open-access online publication presenting the global research community with peer-reviewed papers that are relevant to SMG’s collections and practice and to the wider international science museum community. Issue 8 includes papers authored by [...]

By |2018-10-12T16:10:02+00:00January 10th, 2018|News, Publications|Comments Off on Science Museum Group Journal: Issue 8

Literary Agents Seek History of Science Authors

Antony Harwood Literary Agents are actively seeking authors with an interest in public engagement to develop ideas for books and broadcast media projects dedicated to the history of science. Our interest extends across all periods and disciplines, and topics may include biography, the history of ideas, and the social history of science, in particular the [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:45:02+00:00June 21st, 2017|News, Publications|Comments Off on Literary Agents Seek History of Science Authors

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