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BJHS Developments

Earlier this year, the outgoing BJHS editor, Professor Charlotte Sleigh, announced three new initiatives for the journal:Science in Translation will provide open-access, English-language versions of texts whose translation would be of benefit to colleagues, and will link them with scholarly commentaries provided by their translators.Retrospectives will encourage senior scholars to reflect on their own experiences of how [...]

By |2019-07-18T20:31:22+00:00July 18th, 2019|BJHS, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|0 Comments

Winners Announced: BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018

OUTSTANDING museum exhibitions from across the globe have been recognised by the BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018.The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology took home the prize in the Large category for its FOLK: From Racial Types to DNA exhibition. BSHS judges praised the museum’s exploration of the history of scientific attitudes towards race and [...]

Unravelling the Double Helix (The Royal Institution, 27th July 2019)

Visit The Royal Institution's website for full details.7.00pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 25 JulyThe TheatreThe story of DNA is a saga packed with awful mistakes as well as brilliant science, with a wonderful cast of heroes and villains. Surprisingly, much of it is unfamiliar. The elucidation of the double helix was one of the most brilliant [...]

By |2019-07-03T19:25:19+00:00July 3rd, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Unravelling the Double Helix (The Royal Institution, 27th July 2019)

Call for Applications: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at Essex Record Office

The BSHS OEC are delighted to present the first of their Engagement Fellowship opportunities for 2019, to be hosted by Essex Record Office. Within the varied holdings of the Essex Record Office (ERO) are a number of collections of value for researching the history of science, technology, engineering and medicine. These include over 100,000 photographs [...]

By |2019-06-25T21:01:09+00:00June 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Call for Applications: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at Essex Record Office

Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives Workshop

The Royal Society 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG 14-15 November 2019 The shift from the disordered Kunstkammer or curiosity cabinet of the Renaissance to the ordered Enlightenment museum is well known. What has to be explored fully is the process through which this transformation occurred. Collective Wisdom, funded by an AHRC International Networking [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:16:42+00:00June 25th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives Workshop

BJHS Preview: Issue 2 2019

The June issue of BJHS is a special issue, titled London 1600-1800: Communities of Natural Knowledge and Artificial Practice and edited by Jim Bennett and Rebekah Higgitt. An outcome of Higgitt’s Metropolitan Science research project and its opening workshop, it examines some of the collective practical and knowledge cultures that developed within early modern London’s [...]

By |2019-06-26T17:26:47+00:00June 25th, 2019|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 2 2019

Conference – The Public History of Science, Technology, Medicine & Mathematics: Category, Practice and Future

15-16 May 2020, National Railway Museum, York British Society for the History of Science / Science Museum Group Tim Boon and Ludmilla Jordanova - convenors Deadline for proposals: Friday 6th September. Please send a title and outline of around 300 words to: [email protected] with the subject ‘Public History of Science Conference’ The term ‘public history’ [...]

By |2019-06-25T16:31:28+00:00June 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on Conference – The Public History of Science, Technology, Medicine & Mathematics: Category, Practice and Future

July, August, and September 2019 at the History of Science Museum

HISTORY OF SCIENCE MUSEUM EVENTS Visit the History of Science Museum website for full details JULY Sculpture - Heads appear Monday 17 June – Friday 21 July As part of the Tomorrow’s Oxford Heads project two exciting new sculptures will be appearing outside the Museum. Object handling - Objects and us Tuesday 2 July, 12.30–1.30pm [...]

By |2019-06-25T16:38:11+00:00June 25th, 2019|General Events, Museums, News|Comments Off on July, August, and September 2019 at the History of Science Museum

Deadline Soon: Science Museum Group Research Conference 2019

The 2019 Science Museum Group Research Conference will take place on 4–5 November 2019, at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester. The deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday 28 June 2019. Click here to view the full Call for Papers on the Science and Industry Museum's website.

By |2019-06-25T15:18:37+00:00June 25th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Deadline Soon: Science Museum Group Research Conference 2019

Three-Day Course: History of Pharmacy and the Pharmaceutical Industry

The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries' Faculty of the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy and the British Society for the History of Pharmacy are running a three-day course on the History of Pharmacy and the Pharmaceutical Industry on 1st - 3rd July 2019. Click here for the programme and application form. [...]

By |2019-07-18T21:04:54+00:00June 19th, 2019|News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Three-Day Course: History of Pharmacy and the Pharmaceutical Industry

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