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History of Mathematics Public Lectures

Please see details below of the History of Mathematics public lectures that Gresham College is running in May and June. 1) Maths Can Make You Fly: 23 May, Museum of London, 6pm-7pm -  In this joint Gresham and London Mathematical Society Annual Lecture, Dr Carola Bibiane-Schonlieb will be talking about how maths can make you [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Mathematics and statistics, News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on History of Mathematics Public Lectures

KCL Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine

Kings College London is delighted to announce that this year's Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine will be given by Professor Scott Podolsky on Thurs 29 June 2017, 5.30-7pm. Prof Podolsky will be speaking on 'The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics.' Abstract: Today, as we increasingly turn our [...]

By | 2017-06-28T10:30:42+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Medicine public health, News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on KCL Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine

CFA: 2018 Lakatos Award

The London School of Economics and Political Science invites nominations for the 2018 Lakatos Award. The Lakatos Award is given annually for an outstanding contribution to the philosophy of science, widely interpreted, in the form of a book published in English.  For the 2018 award, books with an imprint from 2012 to 2017 (inclusive) are [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 April 10th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, London School of Economics, News|Comments Off on CFA: 2018 Lakatos Award

CFP: The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era

The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era This is a call for papers for a workshop which will explore the history of the British Post Office from its monopolisation of the telegraph service in 1869 under control of the state until the privatisation of the telecommunications business as British Telecom. The history of the [...]

By | 2017-04-30T14:42:02+00:00 March 1st, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University College London|Comments Off on CFP: The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era

Technology & Democracy Symposium, Cambridge

The Power Switch; How Power is Changing in a Networked World 31 March 2017, 09:00 - 18:15 Symposium, CRASSH, Cambridge Registration for this conference is now open. For more information, see here (http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/27100) and here (http://www.talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/70180), please register here (https://webservices.admin.cam.ac.uk/cbk/vmxu/index.cgi). Full fee £20 (includes refreshments and lunch) Student and ECF fee £10 (includes refreshments and lunch)Recent decades [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:15+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University of Cambridge|Comments Off on Technology & Democracy Symposium, Cambridge

Medicine, Environment and Health in the Eastern Mediterranean World, 1400-1750

Christ’s College, University of Cambridge Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 April 2017 Organized by Valentina Pugliano (Cambridge) and Nükhet Varlık (Rutgers-Newark) Generously sponsored by the Wellcome Trust and Christ's College, Cambridge This conference will offer, for the first time, a comprehensive picture of medicine and healing in the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East, ca. [...]

By | 2017-04-30T14:42:51+00:00 February 24th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University of Cambridge|Comments Off on Medicine, Environment and Health in the Eastern Mediterranean World, 1400-1750

Science Museum Lates: Strength in Numbers

Science Museum Lates - STRENGTH IN NUMBERS Wednesday 22 February 2017 Doors Open 18.45–22.00 Over 18s only Admission free although some events may require a ticket A celebration for the fabulous new Winton Gallery of Mathematics created by Zaha Hadid - herself a mathematician - includes our very own Minerva Scientifica - Superwomen of Mathematics. [...]

By | 2017-02-24T10:47:28+00:00 February 16th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, General Events, Mathematics and statistics, News|Comments Off on Science Museum Lates: Strength in Numbers

BSHP Lecture: The Syon Abbey Herbal

Date: Monday 6 February 2017, 5:30pm Venue: UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX  (Nearest tube: Russell Square) Event: British Society for the History of Pharmacy lecture Title: The Syon Abbey Herbal (before AD 1517), the last monastic herbal in Britain Speaker: John Adams, Member, Syon Abbey Research Associates Overview: The Syon Abbey Herbal, written [...]

By | 2017-02-14T14:01:25+00:00 January 13th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, General Events, News, Seminars & Public Lectures, University College London|Comments Off on BSHP Lecture: The Syon Abbey Herbal

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+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, Medicine general, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 4, 2016

CFP: BSHS Annual Conference 2017

Call for Papers British Society for the History of Science Annual Conference 2017 6-9 July 2017, University of York The BSHS Annual Conference will take place from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 July 2017 at the University of York. The Conferences Committee now invites proposals for individual papers and for sessions from historians of science, [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:19+00:00 November 21st, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University of York|Comments Off on CFP: BSHS Annual Conference 2017