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Conferences, Symposia & Workshops

//Conferences, Symposia & Workshops

Booking now open: ‘Science and the First World War: the aftermath’, Royal Society, 13 September 2018

Booking is now open for this one-day conference at the Royal Society on Thursday 13 September 2018. The conference is the third and final event in a series organised by the Leopoldina Academy, the Académie des Sciences and the Royal Society. This London event, in partnership with the British Society for the History of Science, [...]

By | 2018-06-16T06:44:43+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|0 Comments

Bursaries for 2018 ESHS meeting

The DHST Historical Commission on Science, Technology and Diplomacy has three bursaries available to support travel and attendance of participants at the ESHS meeting in London this September. These awards will be of $500 (US Dollars). If there are more than three candidates, a selection in conferring the award will be made on the following basis: Career [...]

By | 2018-06-16T06:40:05+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Grants, News|0 Comments

History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland

Annual conference, 26-27 October 2018 Keynote: Professor Nick Hopwood (University of Cambridge) on a visual history of embryos, tentatively titled 'Why you expect embryos when you're expecting.' Hosted at: The School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen's University Belfast. Call for Papers/Panels: For its upcoming conference, the HSTM Network invites proposals on all topics in [...]

By | 2018-06-16T06:37:54+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|0 Comments

Programme and Registration for Workshop: Self-Fashioning Scientific Identities in the Long Nineteenth Century

University of Leicester, 15th June 2018, Charles Wilson Building 408 09:30-18:30 Keynote: Dr Patricia Fara, University of Cambridge At the beginning of the nineteenth century, there was no such thing as a scientist. While professional careers in science were gradually formalised, many scientific practitioners aspired to none at all. Lacking blueprints to guide their behaviour, [...]

By | 2018-05-10T10:10:26+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Programme and Registration for Workshop: Self-Fashioning Scientific Identities in the Long Nineteenth Century

Open Meeting on the History of Physics

The History of Physics Group will hold its first Open Meeting in London on Thursday 27 September 2018. The organising committee will be pleased to receive abstracts of no more than 500 words for 20 minute oral presentations or presentations by poster on any subject related to the history of physics. Submissions from students and [...]

By | 2018-04-11T20:44:03+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Open Meeting on the History of Physics

Workshop: Narrative Science and its Visual Practices (19th April 2018)

As part of the ERC-funded Narrative Science project we are hosting a one-day workshop focused on the intersection of visual practice and narrative in science. The workshop will take place at the London School of Economics and Political Science, on 19th April. Science abounds with visual materials: exemplary objects, 3D models, photos, diagrams, maps, graphs. [...]

By | 2018-03-26T16:19:34+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Workshop: Narrative Science and its Visual Practices (19th April 2018)

CFP: Self-Fashioning Scientific Identities in the Long Nineteenth Century

Self-Fashioning Scientific Identities in the Long Nineteenth Century University of Leicester, 15th June 2018 Keynote: Dr Patricia Fara, University of Cambridge ‘You will I am sure on reflection, readily acknowledge that as a man of science I have no choice but to pursue “truth” to the best of my ability in spite of consequences[.]’ St G. [...]

By | 2018-02-05T19:06:59+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Self-Fashioning Scientific Identities in the Long Nineteenth Century

Linnean Society: Celebration of First Female Fellows

DAY MEETING 10:30–17:00 Wednesday 21 March 2018 Just over 100 years ago, the Linnean Society admitted 15 ground-breaking Fellows - all women. To coincide with its 230th anniversary, the Society will be celebrating the first female Fellows and their contributions. This one-day event will look at these women in detail, while also exploring issues facing women today [...]

By | 2018-02-01T09:59:26+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Linnean Society: Celebration of First Female Fellows

Antiquarian Horological Society AGM (12-13 May, Keele University)

This year’s Antiquarian Horological Society annual meeting takes place on 12–13 May 2018 at Keele University in Staffordshire. The year 2018 will mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Edward Massey, a significant and important inventor of a range of horological and nautical devices. The annual meeting will celebrate the contribution of Massey and his [...]

By | 2018-01-29T19:14:32+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Antiquarian Horological Society AGM (12-13 May, Keele University)

Registration Open for Remembering James Petiver (1665-1718)

Remembering James Petiver (1665-1718) 26th April 2018 The Linnean Society of London Registration is open here. This day meeting marks the tercentenary of the death of James Petiver FRS, an important but often overlooked professional apothecary and compulsive natural historian in 18th-century London. Petiver made significant contributions to multiple fields of natural history, above all [...]

By | 2018-01-29T18:49:24+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Registration Open for Remembering James Petiver (1665-1718)