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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 |2019-04-15T17:19:20+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)

Registration Open – Mind Reading 2019

Mind Reading 2019: Adolescence, Literature, and Mental Health 17th May, 2019 at St Anne’s College, Oxford Can literature and narrative improve the lives of young people? We will bring together literary and humanities scholars with service users and practitioners in the field of child and adolescent mental health. Together we will ask questions [...]

By |2019-06-01T19:20:32+00:00March 25th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Registration Open – Mind Reading 2019

Call for Papers: Health, Care and the Emotions Conference (Deadline 1st May)

The Surgery & Emotion project is pleased to share the CFP for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference, 'Health, Care and the Emotions', which will take place at the University of Roehampton from 3-5 September 2019. We welcome proposals for papers/panels on a range of subjects including medicine and surgery, nursing, mental health care, social care, [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:15:47+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers: Health, Care and the Emotions Conference (Deadline 1st May)

ESHS 1st Young Scholars Conference: Transcultural knowledge (Paris Observatory, September 10th – 12th, 2019)

The Young Scholars Network of the European Society for the History of Science was founded to better integrate graduate students and early career researches in the activities of the Society and in the field of history of science and give them the opportunity to connect with each other. Our first Young Scholars Conference will be [...]

By |2019-03-18T18:12:26+00:00March 18th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on ESHS 1st Young Scholars Conference: Transcultural knowledge (Paris Observatory, September 10th – 12th, 2019)

Message from the President: BSHS Conference

I am writing about the formerly announced BSHS Edinburgh annual conference 2019. I regret to say that BSHS Council have come to the conclusion that it is best if the Edinburgh conference does not go ahead. Instead, BSHS will have a presence at the Science in Public conference in Manchester, 10-12 July, where our EGM [...]

By |2019-03-13T18:05:38+00:00March 13th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Presidential Message|Comments Off on Message from the President: BSHS Conference

Arthur S. Eddington: From Physics to Philosophy and Back Again

The centenary of the 29 May 1919 eclipse is a great opportunity for specialists to gather in Paris from 27 to 29 May 2019. This international conference aims to bring together physicists, philosophers and historians, in order to discuss the works and achievements of Arthur S. Eddington. It is jointly organised by IPC-Facultés Libres de [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:41:59+00:00November 26th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Arthur S. Eddington: From Physics to Philosophy and Back Again

Call for Papers – SCIENTIAE: Early Modern Knowledge (June 2019, Queen’s University, Belfast)

With plenary addresses by Ingrid Rowland (Notre Dame/Rome) & Rob Iliffe (Oxford) and plenary panels led by Subha Mukherji (Cambridge) & Marco Sgarbi, Pietro Daniel Omodeo, and Craig Martin (Venice). Scientiae is the interdisciplinary conference on intellectual culture, 1400-1800. It is centred on, but not limited to, developments in the early-modern natural sciences. Philosophers, historians, literary scholars and [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:42:45+00:00November 19th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers – SCIENTIAE: Early Modern Knowledge (June 2019, Queen’s University, Belfast)

CFP Workshop: The Changing Role of Consultants in Industry, 1850–2000

The Changing Role of Consultants in Industry, 1850–2000 Workshop at the Maison Française d’Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road, Oxford OX2 6SE, United Kingdom 10-11 May 2019 Submission deadline for proposals: 7 December 2018 While historians have explored the role of R&D in industrial progress, consultants as a specialist professional group are largely neglected. With few exceptions, [...]

By |2018-12-23T19:32:45+00:00November 1st, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP Workshop: The Changing Role of Consultants in Industry, 1850–2000

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