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The New BSHS Translations Series

Translation is the life-blood of scientific communication as well as historical research. Without translators — often uncredited, and many of them women — new scientific ideas would not have been able to travel around the world. Reflecting its commitment to international learning, the BSHS is delighted to support an exciting new series of scholarly on-line [...]

By |2017-01-29T10:46:54+00:00January 6th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Publications|Comments Off on The New BSHS Translations Series

BJHS Preview: Issue 4, 2016

Guest Editor James Stark writes Who owns medicine? This is the provocative and far-reaching question which has stimulated the latest issue of the BJHS on the theme “Owning Health”. There are many different kinds of ownership, but the papers are concerned principally with patenting, perhaps the most recognisable way of protecting and profiting from an [...]

By |2017-03-01T11:47:57+00:00November 22nd, 2016|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, Medicine general, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 4, 2016

BJHS Preview: Issue 3, 2016

Editor Charlotte Sleigh writes: Jessica Ratcliff kicks off the autumn for us – perhaps an Indian summer? – in her exploration of how and why a semi-autonomous princely state such as Travancore engaged the scientific community in Europe in the nineteenth century. The article focuses in particular on the work of turning observation data into [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:19+00:00October 27th, 2016|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 3, 2016

BJHS Themes Issue 1

There is something for everyone in the first issue of BJHS Themes, the new open access, annual journal brought to you by the BSHS and Cambridge University Press. The first collection, ‘Science of giants’, looks at science and technology in modern India and China, and is the outcome of several years’ intensive discussion at workshops [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:20+00:00October 11th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Themes Issue 1

Annals of Science Student Essay Prize

Submissions are being accepted for the Annals of Science best paper prize 2016. This prize is awarded annually to the author of an original, unpublished essay in the history of science or technology, which is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The prize, which is supported by Taylor & Francis, is intended for those who are currently doctoral students, or have been awarded their doctorate within [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:21+00:00August 1st, 2016|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes, Publications, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Annals of Science Student Essay Prize

BJHS Preview: Issue 2, 2016

Featuring: the living dead! Killer flowers! Killer insects! Auntie Beeb! Editor Charlotte Sleigh writes: This quarter’s edition kicks off with our Society’s president on the topic of ‘experimenting with the scientific past’, specifically asking how biology might look, in the taught curriculum, if we were not so centred on the gene as a central pillar [...]

By |2016-10-18T16:59:04+00:00July 5th, 2016|BJHS Preview, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 2, 2016

CFP: BJHS Themes Issue 3

We are calling for proposals for Issue 3 (2018) of BJHS Themes, the annual open-access journal that is a companion to the British Journal for the History of Science. Like the BJHS, BJHS Themes is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the BSHS. The first two volumes are 'Science of giants: India and [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:21+00:00June 13th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Publications|Comments Off on CFP: BJHS Themes Issue 3

Message from BJHS Themes editor: cfp for issue 3 now open!

The competition for BJHS Themes issue 3 is open, with details available on the BJHS Themes CUP website. We are looking for proposals of the highest quality for the next issue, with the successful proposal to be decided through competition. The deadline for submission of proposals is 15 July 2016. BJHS Themes aims to publish open access, high-quality, scholarly, [...]

By |2016-09-21T14:41:20+00:00November 2nd, 2015|BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on Message from BJHS Themes editor: cfp for issue 3 now open!

4th Notes and Records Essay Award

Notes and Records reports on current research and archival activities throughout the field of history of science, technology and medicine. The Essay Award is open to researchers in the history of science who have completed a postgraduate degree within the last five years. The previously unpublished essay of up to 8,000 words should be based [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:38+00:00August 7th, 2015|Notes and Records, Prizes, Publications|Comments Off on 4th Notes and Records Essay Award

Message from BJHS Themes editor: cfp now open!

I'm very excited and proud to introduce a new history of science journal: BJHS Themes. It is a sister journal to the British Journal for the History of Science, and will be open access, free to read, and published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the BSHS. We are looking for proposals of the highest quality [...]

By |2014-10-03T15:17:27+00:00October 3rd, 2014|BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on Message from BJHS Themes editor: cfp now open!

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