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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

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

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

CFP: The 6th Biennial Conference of the EPSA

The European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) invites contributed papers and proposals for symposia for its next conference, EPSA17, which will be held at the University of Exeter from 6-9 September 2017. The conference will feature contributed papers, symposia, and posters covering all subfields of the philosophy of science, and will bring together a large [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:19+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Philosophy of science, University of Exeter|Comments Off on CFP: The 6th Biennial Conference of the EPSA

CFP: The First International IHPS Postgraduate Forum

Integrated History and Philosophy of Science (IHPS) is commonly understood as the study of science from a combined historical and philosophical perspective. Yet since its gradual formation as a research field there has been constant discussion about how to suitably integrate the two disciplines. IHPS remains an ever-shifting, highly demanding and disparate area of research [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:19+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University of Leeds|Comments Off on CFP: The First International IHPS Postgraduate Forum

Exhibition: Back from the Dead: Demystifying Antibiotics

4 November 2016 – 21 May 2017, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford University The rise of the superbug. A pressing contemporary issue? Or a problem dating back 80 years? Will modern medicine save us from antibiotic resistance, or will we need to save ourselves? 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the first human [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:19+00:00 October 15th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, General Events, Museums, News, University of Oxford|Comments Off on Exhibition: Back from the Dead: Demystifying Antibiotics

Lecture: A Bradford Community Pharmacy Prescription Book

The British Society for the History of Pharmacy and the School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford are co-hosting a public talk by Dr. Ian Naylor, recently retired Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology at the School on Monday 7th November 2016. The title of Naylor's talk is  ‘A Bradford Community Pharmacy Prescription Book - a reflection of social and pharmaceutical [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:20+00:00 October 7th, 2016|General Events, News, Seminars & Public Lectures, University of Bradford|Comments Off on Lecture: A Bradford Community Pharmacy Prescription Book