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Call for Applications: BSHS Engagement Fellowship 2019 – East Lothian Museums Service

An exciting opportunity exists for a BSHS Engagement Fellow with East Lothian Museums Service. We are seeking applications from postgraduate students with a relevant degree for a Fellowship funded by the British Society for the History of Science (BSHS), to start early 2020. The BSHS Engagement Fellow will be based at the Museums Service HQ [...]

President’s Newsletter: Autumn 2019

Dear BSHS Members, Once again it is my pleasure to report on recent discussions at the last meeting of Council, and also to bring to your attention some upcoming opportunities to present at conferences and apply for prizes.  Singer Prize Announcement The British Society for the History of Science is delighted to invite submissions [...]

By |2019-12-04T14:19:48+00:00December 4th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News, Presidential Message|0 Comments

Activism, Nursing and Women’s Rights: Then and Now

Tuesday 26 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN Nearest tube: Oxford Circus/Bond Street Join Helen Pankhurst and Anne Marie Rafferty for a history of women’s rights. The early twentieth century was an important time for nursing activism. Nurses were involved in the campaign for women’s suffrage [...]

By |2019-12-04T14:21:29+00:00November 20th, 2019|General Events, News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Activism, Nursing and Women’s Rights: Then and Now

Last chance to see: ‘Celebrating Ellen Hutchins’ at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (closes 22/11/2019)

Celebrating Ellen Hutchins (1785-1815) Ireland’s first female botanist and a talented botanical artist  Exhibition in the Library at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm, until 22 November 2019, free https://www.kew.org/kew-gardens/what-on/celebrating-ellen-hutchins The story of a remarkable young woman botanising in a remote corner of Ireland - Bantry [...]

By |2019-12-04T14:21:17+00:00November 20th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Last chance to see: ‘Celebrating Ellen Hutchins’ at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (closes 22/11/2019)

Hans Rausing Scholarships at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (King’s College London)

The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at (CHoSTM) at King's College London invites applications for Hans Rausing Scholarships to begin in October 2020.  The scholarships are available to students from overseas, the EU, and the UK to study the history of science and/or technology at Masters and PhD-level at the [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:46:26+00:00November 20th, 2019|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Hans Rausing Scholarships at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (King’s College London)

Registration Open: British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 49th Annual Conference “Natural, Unnatural and Supernatural”

8-10 January 2020 at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom Plenary speakers: Donna Landry (University of Kent at Canterbury): ‘In one red burial blent’: The Natural, the Unnatural, and the Animal at Waterloo Hannah Williams (QMUL): ‘The Religion Problem’ The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is Europe’s largest and most prestigious [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:49:47+00:00November 20th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Registration Open: British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 49th Annual Conference “Natural, Unnatural and Supernatural”

Diamond Anniversary Year: History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

The Faculty of the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries celebrated its 60th anniversary on 21 October, and marks its Diamond anniversary year (2019-2020) with a packed programme of events, open to all. Click here for more information on faculty events Click here for more information on [...]

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