BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2008

University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

3-5 January 2008

The BSHS Postgraduate Conference for 2008 was hosted by the Division of History and Philosophy of Science in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Leeds, UK, from 3-5 January 2008. One of our largest postgraduate meetings to date, it included nearly forty papers covering all periods and many aspects of the history of science, technology and medicine. The presentations ranged across astronomy, twentieth-century technologies, nineteenth- and twentieth-century medicine, advertising in science, science communication and museum practices. Almost sixty postgraduate students, from institutions across the world, attended.

The local organisers were Leucha Veneer, Chris Baxfield, Claire Jones and Lisa Hobson.