BSHS President Peter Bowler addressing attendees at the 2004 meeting. Pier 21, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The Three Societies Meeting is a major international event, taking place once every four years and organised jointly by the BSHS, the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science, and the History of Science Society.

Forthcoming Meetings

The next Three Societies meeting will be held in Canada in the summer of 2016 at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-25 June 2016.

2016: Transitions. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-25 June 2016.

Special notice: Those heading to Edmonton for the Three Societies conference next June (see the cfp here) might like to know that details of accommodation are already available here and open for booking. Special rates are available on campus, and in nearby hotels, until 19 May 2016. You are advised to book early if interested in staying on campus.

The BSHS offers travel grants to Edmonton, for which the application deadline is December 11. Click HERE for more details.

Past Meetings

2012: Three Societies Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 11-14 July 2012.

2008: Connecting Disciplines. Keble College, Oxford, 4-6 July 2008.

2004: Circulating Knowledge. University of King’s College, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 5-7 August 2004. (Preamble | Conference Programme)

2000: What Is To Be Done? History of Science in the New Millennium. Hyatt Union Station, St Louis, Missouri, USA, 3-5 August 2000

1996: Crossing Boundaries. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, 23-26 July 1996

1992: History of Laboratories and Laboratory Science. University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 25-28 July 1992

1988: (BSHS-HSS Anglo-American Conference) University of Manchester, UK, 11-14 July 1988