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Inaugural BSHS Hughes Prize awarded to James Delbourgo

Writer James Delbourgo who revealed the founding collection of the British Museum was acquired using the profits of slavery has won a top history of science book prize. 'Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum' reveals how collector and physician Sloane made his fortune by treating slaves and their [...]

By |2020-02-16T19:09:48+00:00February 3rd, 2020|BSHS Announcements, Hughes Prize, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on Inaugural BSHS Hughes Prize awarded to James Delbourgo

The fifteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED OR POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK PLEASE CONTACT THE ORGANISERS FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION The fifteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will be held at the University of Sheffield from Wednesday 15 April until Friday 17 April 2020. Keynote speakers will be Dame Jocelyn [...]

By |2020-03-29T18:15:39+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on The fifteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science

BSHS Twitter Conference #BSHSGlobalHist

💻🌍🎓🔬🔭💉 The British Society for the History of Science held our first ever digital conference on Wednesday 12th February 2020, using the social media platform Twitter. The theme was 'Global and International Histories of STEM'. Thank you to everyone who joined the conversation! All of the papers are collated here for easy access  Click [...]

By |2020-04-01T19:07:54+00:00October 1st, 2019|BSHS Announcements, BSHS Conferences, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on BSHS Twitter Conference #BSHSGlobalHist

Climate Strike: BSHS digital stop

On 20 September BSHS is standing with young climate strikers in their global #ClimateStrike on the streets with a digital stop.  We demand an end to the age of fossil fuels and business as usual.  We ask our leaders to put in place systems and laws that will enable citizens to achieve net zero [...]

By |2020-01-23T20:06:39+00:00September 18th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Climate Strike: BSHS digital stop

BJHS Preview: Issue 3 2019

Well.  How five years can zip by.  This time five years ago the people of Scotland narrowly voted to remain part of the United Kingdom.  President Obama announced the resumption of normal relations between the US and Cuba.  And the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the final part of its Fifth Assessment [...]

By |2019-11-12T15:47:03+00:00September 18th, 2019|BJHS, BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 3 2019

A guest message from the BJHS Editor

Dr Charlotte Sleigh writes: With the 350th anniversary of the Philosophical Transactions upon us, many of us have been reflecting on the role of publishing in the history of science.  As Adrian Johns pointed out in a 2000 BJHS article, the establishment of the scholarly journal is one of rather few momentous historical events to [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:38+00:00April 7th, 2015|BSHS Announcements, News, Presidential Message|Comments Off on A guest message from the BJHS Editor

January 2015

BSHS President Professor Greg Radick writes: John Pickstone was a great connection-maker: ideas with ideas; ideas with people; people with people.  "Getting Pickstoned" was how the speakers at his retirement workshop in Manchester in May 2012 referred to that moment when, in his quiet but insistent and escalatingly persuasive (as well as, often, scabrously amusing) way, [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:39+00:00January 20th, 2015|News, Presidential Message|Comments Off on January 2015

Autumn 2014

BSHS President Professor Greg Radick writes: Hello!  I'm delighted to be able to send this first message at a moment when the BSHS is thriving on so many fronts. The 2014 conference in St Andrews in early July saw the largest number of delegates we've ever had, along with the usual range of excellent papers, extracurricular [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:39+00:00September 29th, 2014|Presidential Message|Comments Off on Autumn 2014

May 2014

President Hasok Chang writes: The highlight of our year, the BSHS annual conference is fast approaching, 3–6 July in St Andrews. Registration for the conference is open (http://www.bshs.org.uk/bshs-2014-registration), and you still have time to take advantage of the early registration fee until June 1st. We have a rich and varied programme, with panels on everything from [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:39+00:00June 5th, 2014|Presidential Message, Uncategorized|Comments Off on May 2014

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