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

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 Bell Burnell (Oxford), Professor Martin Willis (Cardiff), and Professor Angela Wright (Sheffield). The BSLS invites proposals for 20-minute papers, panels of [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:46:12+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on The fifteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science

Postdoctoral Instructor in Early Modern Natural Philosophy

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (The Huntington) invite applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Instructorship under their joint research program, The Research Institute for the History of Science and Technology at Caltech and The Huntington (RIHST). Please [...]

By |2019-10-01T13:17:01+00:00October 1st, 2019|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships|Comments Off on Postdoctoral Instructor in Early Modern Natural Philosophy

BSHS Twitter Conference

Wednesday 12th February 2020   The British Society for the History of Science is delighted to announce our first digital conference, using the social media platform Twitter. This one-day conference, on the theme of global and international histories of STEM, is a great chance to get creative! Embracing the novel ‘presentation’ style with this new [...]

By |2019-10-01T13:12:16+00:00October 1st, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on BSHS Twitter Conference

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 emissions [...]

By |2019-09-18T11:17:59+00:00September 18th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Climate Strike: BSHS digital stop

CfA: PostDoc and PhDs in history, philosophy, and social studies of biology

Call for Applications: 1x Post-Doc position and 2x PhD positions in history, philosophy, and social studies of biology, Department of Philosophy I, Ruhr University Bochum   The Institute of Philosophy I at the Ruhr University Bochum seeks applications for one Post-Doctoral Research Position and two PhD Student Positions in the field of history, philosophy, and [...]

By |2019-09-18T11:02:20+00:00September 18th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CfA: PostDoc and PhDs in history, philosophy, and social studies of biology

BJHS Preview: Issue 3 2019

Caption: An early illustration of Moby Dick, or, the editor apologises for any violence inflicted upon papers in the course of her ministrations. 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 [...]

By |2019-09-18T10:56:38+00:00September 18th, 2019|BJHS, BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 3 2019

Postdoctoral Research Position in Cybersecurity Expertise

CORNELL UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY STUDIES Postdoctoral Research Position in Cybersecurity Expertise The Department of Science & Technology Studies, jointly with the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, invite applications for a postdoctoral research position focused on cybersecurity expertise, broadly construed. Anticipated start date is in August 2020, for a one-year [...]

By |2019-09-10T10:11:28+00:00September 10th, 2019|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on Postdoctoral Research Position in Cybersecurity Expertise

Applications Open – Assistant Professor in Feminist Biosciences (Cornell University)

Further information: http://www.bshs.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Feminist-biosciences-search-ad-FINAL-2019.08.05.pdf  The Department of Science and Technology Studies (S&TS) and the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (FGSS) Program at Cornell University invite applications for a jointly appointed tenure-track assistant professor in feminist biosciences.  We welcome applications from outstanding scholars whose work engages biosciences, biotechnology, the environment, and/or medicine, from a feminist and/or queer studies perspective. We seek [...]

By |2019-08-15T21:13:44+00:00August 15th, 2019|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on Applications Open – Assistant Professor in Feminist Biosciences (Cornell University)

Diseases of Modern Life Database Launch

The ERC-funded project Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth Century Perspectives is pleased to announce the launch of its database for researchers. The database contains a list of over 3000 references, gathered together by researchers on the project. The majority of these are primary sources, with a small selection of secondary sources which provide historical context, from [...]

By |2019-08-15T20:53:10+00:00August 15th, 2019|News, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Diseases of Modern Life Database Launch

30% discount off Royal Society Notes and Records

BSHS members get an exclusive 30% off a personal subscription to Notes and Records.

20% discount off Ashgate publications

BSHS members get an exclusive 20% off all Ashgate publications.