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Spring 2017

BSHS President Dr Patrica Fara Dear BSHS members We held our Spring Council meeting on Saturday 6th, and so I’m writing to keep you up-to-date with the latest information and also to tell you about some time-limited opportunities. The first feel-good news item is that Cambridge University Press (they publish BJHS) is offering a 20% [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00May 11th, 2017|Presidential Message|Comments Off on Spring 2017

It’s Time to Rethink International Conferences

By Jim Grozier At the end of July, historians of science and technology from all over the world will be converging on Rio for the 25th International Conference of the History of Science and Technology (ICHST). It will no doubt be an excellent meeting, even a landmark occasion in the field. But at what cost [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on It’s Time to Rethink International Conferences

Otterden Place, Faversham, Kent

Otterden Place, Faversham, Kent By Charlotte Sleigh, University of Kent, with thanks to David Clark. This simple picture below, well known to historians of science, shows one of the earliest experiments in the conductance of ‘Electrick Vertue’, performed in 1729.  ‘A’ is oiled, wet thread, supported on silk strands that run between poles C and [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:46:07+00:00April 30th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Otterden Place, Faversham, Kent