The BSHS is very pleased to announce that its Annual Conference will feature a special evening lecture. Steven Shapin, recently appointed Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University, will be speaking on:

“‘A Little of What You Fancy Does You Good’: The Atkins Diet in Cultural Historical Perspective”

The call for papers for the Annual Conference is still open. Papers are invited on all areas of the history of science, technology and medicine. Suggestions for themed sessions are particularly welcome. Abstracts of Papers (max 250 words) should be sent to Dr Geoff Bunn, BSHS Programme Secretary, Department of Psychology, Liverpool Hope University College, Hope Park, Liverpool, L16 9JD or to [email protected] by 31 January 2004. More information about the conference