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Call for Proposals: International Mathematical Union Mongraph

The International Mathematical Union celebrates its centennial in 2020, and is seeking proposals to write a monograph: The purpose of the monograph is to put the IMU in a grander framework of international scientific unions, and the internationalization of science and mathematics in particular. What was the impact of the world events through the [...]

By |2019-05-15T15:25:32+00:00May 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Call for Papers: Rethinking James Watt (1736-1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy (Deadline 01/06/2019)

Friday evening 30 August to Sunday 1 September 2019, University of Birmingham James Watt (1736-1819), the Scottish-born inventor, engineer, businessman and employer died on the 25 August 1819. The 200th anniversary of his death in 2019 provides an opportunity to revisit his personal and public life, relationships, context and legacy. By looking beyond his [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:32:41+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers: Rethinking James Watt (1736-1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy (Deadline 01/06/2019)

BSHS OEC Project Grants – 17th May deadline

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Engagement Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support engagement and outreach projects in the history of science. These are currently awarded on a quarterly basis. The next deadline is Friday 17th May 2019. We are seeking projects that engage with the history of [...]

By |2019-04-25T21:49:43+00:00April 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants – 17th May deadline

Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

Leonardo: The art and science of attribution (Royal Institution, Tuesday 16th April, 7.30pm to 8.45pm) This event will see Martin Kemp and Larry Keith discuss the issues involved in establishing the authenticity of works of art on the 500th birthday of Leonardo. Combining expertise from the fields of Art History and Technical Studies, they will [...]

By |2019-04-17T17:43:26+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

History of Physics in London Universities (24th April)

The History of Physics Group at the IOP has arranged an event on Wednesday, 24th April 2019, entitled History of Physics in London Universities.  Details of the agenda, speakers and booking details can be found at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/history-of-physics-in-london-universities-tickets-55396286785?utm_term=eventurl_text

By |2019-04-25T21:57:13+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on History of Physics in London Universities (24th April)

CFP from ECRs – Narrative science in techno-environments – 18th-19th July 2019 (London)

CFP from ECRs - Narrative science in techno-environments - 18th-19th July 2019 (London) This two-day interdisciplinary workshop is made possible thanks to the generous support of the British Academy (grant number BARSEA19\190021). It expands on the work of the Narrative Science project, a European Research Council funded project based at the London School of Economics [...]

By |2019-04-15T17:19:20+00:00April 15th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on CFP from ECRs – Narrative science in techno-environments – 18th-19th July 2019 (London)

How to Present at a Conference

By Jemma Houghton Follow @PlantHistorian Conferences are a great place to share your research, get feedback, and network in your academic community. However, it can be nerve-wracking to present for the first time… or even the second, tenth or hundredth time! The key is to be well-prepared. Here are some tips to [...]

By |2019-04-12T19:14:23+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on How to Present at a Conference

Exploring museum collections: practical advice for scholars  

By Erin Beeston Follow @Erin_bee As a historian of science, technology or medicine you might think of your research as being grounded in documentary sources or other media, such as oral history recordings or film. However, even if material culture isn’t your area, museum collections offer a variety of [...]

By |2019-04-12T20:09:58+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Exploring museum collections: practical advice for scholars  

Using the BBC Genome Project for Cultural History

By Alexander Longworth-Dunbar Follow @AlexLDunbar Image © genome.ch.bbc.co.uk Recovering the Media Landscape As any historian who has attempted to reconstruct the British media landscape of the twentieth century will know, finding even basic information about programming in the past can be nigh on impossible. Broadcast media have historically been ephemeral, disappearing [...]

By |2019-04-12T19:16:12+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Using the BBC Genome Project for Cultural History

April, May, and June 2019 at the History of Science Museum

Events at the History of Science Museum Download the programme as a PDF  APRIL Trail: Easter discoveries      Saturday 6 – Sunday 21 April, 12–5pm Challenge yourself to the Easter trail. Self-led, ages 7+ Evening Talk: Science fictions Thursday 11 April, 6pm Professor Rob Iliffe explores how the human imagination shaped [...]

By |2019-04-04T18:20:23+00:00April 4th, 2019|General Events, Museums, News|Comments Off on April, May, and June 2019 at the History of Science Museum

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