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Call for Papers Extended: HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference 2019

CFP Extension to August 15th History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland Annual Conference 2019 Ulster University (Belfast campus), 18-20 October 2019 Organising committee: Ruth Coon, Eugenie Scott, Michael Kinsella, Lauren Young, Stan Neal, Ian Miller The History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland hosts an annual conference to promote [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:39:36+00:00August 5th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers Extended: HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference 2019

Call for Papers: Colonial Knowledges: Environment and Logistics in the Creation of Knowledge in British Colonies from 1750 to 1950

Colonial Knowledges: Environment and Logistics in the Creation of Knowledge in British Colonies from 1750 to 1950 27th-28th February 2020, University of Manchester. Keynote speaker: Professor Javed Majeed, King’s College London. The effects of colonial power dynamics on knowledge creation in the long nineteenth century and beyond are well known and have become the foundation [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:24:01+00:00August 5th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Call for Papers: Colonial Knowledges: Environment and Logistics in the Creation of Knowledge in British Colonies from 1750 to 1950

Booking Open: Rethinking James Watt (1736 1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy

University of Birmingham, 30th August - 1st September 2019Booking is open for this event exploring the personal and public life, relationships, context and legacy of James Watt (1736 1819) on the 200th anniversary of his death.Further details: James Watt flyerFor booking details and further information see: https://www.jameswatt2019.orgIf you have any questions contact Malcolm Dick at [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:24:15+00:00August 5th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Booking Open: Rethinking James Watt (1736 1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy

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

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

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 |2019-07-28T13:16:52+00:00June 25th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Deadline Soon: Science Museum Group Research Conference 2019

History of Science and Prisons Education

Rosie Reynolds, Higher Education Policy Officer at the Prisoners Education Trust would like to extend a warm welcome to BSHS members to an event at Durham University on 29th July. The event will be exploring the provision of science education in prisons. There have been some very imaginative examples of this the Royal Astronomical Society [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:03:18+00:00June 19th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on History of Science and Prisons Education

Call for Papers: Rethinking James Watt (1736-1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy (Deadline 01/06/2019)

Friday evening 30 August to Sunday 1 September 2019, University of Birmingham James Watt (1736-1819), the Scottish-born inventor, engineer, businessman and employer died on the 25 August 1819. The 200th anniversary of his death in 2019 provides an opportunity to revisit his personal and public life, relationships, context and legacy. By looking beyond his [...]

By |2019-06-05T18:25:55+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers: Rethinking James Watt (1736-1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy (Deadline 01/06/2019)

CFP from ECRs – Narrative science in techno-environments – 18th-19th July 2019 (London)

CFP from ECRs - Narrative science in techno-environments - 18th-19th July 2019 (London) This two-day interdisciplinary workshop is made possible thanks to the generous support of the British Academy (grant number BARSEA19\190021). It expands on the work of the Narrative Science project, a European Research Council funded project based at the London School of Economics [...]

By |2019-07-18T21:05:27+00:00April 15th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on CFP from ECRs – Narrative science in techno-environments – 18th-19th July 2019 (London)

Workshop: The Food Journey at Bristol Museum (30th March 2019)

Do you know the difference between the breadnut and the breadfruit? Do you know how it got to Jamaica and why? How many types of yam have you ever eaten and how do they contribute to Caribbean food resilience? This workshop will explore Caribbean food histories and present day plant foods in dialogue with the [...]

By |2019-04-04T16:47:27+00:00March 27th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Workshop: The Food Journey at Bristol Museum (30th March 2019)

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