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CFP: 11th International Conference on the History of Chemistry

Call for abstracts In summer 2017, the fortieth anniversary of the creation of the Working Party (WP) on History of Chemistry of the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS) will be celebrated. The general aim of the conferences organised by the WP is to facilitate communication between historically interested chemists and historians of [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:20+00:00September 8th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Chemistry, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: 11th International Conference on the History of Chemistry

History of Mathematics Lectures at Gresham College

Gresham College is pleased to announce a series of eleven lectures on the History of Mathematics. These lectures are free and will take place at the Museum of London (EC2Y 5HN) or Barnard’s Inn Hall (EC1N 2HH). Lectures will be accessible to the general public, but they will focus on issues and problems which would [...]

By |2017-04-30T14:40:44+00:00August 1st, 2016|BSHS Announcements, General Events, Mathematics and statistics, News|Comments Off on History of Mathematics Lectures at Gresham College

Time Measurement Research Funding

**Deadline 2 September 2016** The Antiquarian Horological Society (AHS) has far wider interests than its name might suggest, and  is not bound by centuries or particular approaches. Its journal Antiquarian Horology is equally at home covering the Antikythera mechanism, late twentieth-century watch production or the cultural implication of different approaches towards time & its measurement. [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:21+00:00August 1st, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Grants, History of Technology, News, Science|Comments Off on Time Measurement Research Funding

IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science

Submission deadline: 30 November 2016 The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST) invites submissions for the first IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science. This prize competition, planned to continue on a biennial basis, seeks to encourage fresh methodological thinking on the history and philosophy of science as [...]

By |2017-01-04T14:46:01+00:00July 1st, 2016|BSHS Announcements, News, Philosophy of science, Prizes|Comments Off on IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science

Interview With Dr. Patricia Fara

Starting this month, New Scientist magazine will be running regular history of science features, and the BSHS’s own Dr. Patricia Fara has written the first one! You can read her article on Émilie du Châtelet, a remarkable figure in the History of Science who has too often been overshadowed by those studying Voltaire, Newton, or even Locke. Patricia sat [...]

By |2016-05-25T14:25:29+00:00May 25th, 2016|Mathematics and statistics, Multimedia, Outreach and Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interview With Dr. Patricia Fara

Philosophical and Historical Dimensions of Biological Individuality

Places still available: Philosophical and Historical Dimensions of Biological Individuality, Winter School, University of Sydney A number of places are still available for a winter school unit on the history and philosophy of biological individuality, to be held at the University of Sydney, 18-21 July 2016. We invite applications from graduate students and early-career researchers [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:21+00:00May 24th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, General science/natural philosophy Philosophy of science, University of Sydney|Comments Off on Philosophical and Historical Dimensions of Biological Individuality

[Supported by the BSHS] Conference: Science in Public

Registration open: Science in Public 2016 University of Kent, Canterbury, 13-15 July 2016 Registration for the Science in Public 2016 conference is now open via this link. The early bird rate is available until 20 May. A draft timetable for the conference runs from lunchtime on Wednesday 13 July to about 3pm on Friday 15 July. There is a full range of [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:21+00:00May 3rd, 2016|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Science studies, University of Kent|Comments Off on [Supported by the BSHS] Conference: Science in Public

Darwin Day: Celebrating Without Deifying

By Alexander Hall, Newman University This post originally appeared on the Science and Religion: Exploring the Spectrum website Today, Friday February 12th 2016, is the 207th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. Celebrated around the world as ‘Darwin Day’, events across 6 continents from Tel-Aviv to Tokyo will commemorate the English naturalist’s work, explore his legacy, [...]

2014 Singer Prize

The Singer Prize is awarded by the British Society for the History of Science every two years to the writer of an unpublished essay, based on original research into any aspect of the history of science, technology or medicine. The Prize is intended for younger scholars or recent entrants into the profession. Typically the standard [...]

By |2015-07-08T23:00:23+00:00July 8th, 2015|BSHS Announcements, General science/natural philosophy Philosophy of science, News, Prizes|Comments Off on 2014 Singer Prize

Conference: Leibniz – scientist, Leibniz – philosopher

Registration is now open for the International Conference at the Lampeter Campus of University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, 3 - 5 July 2015. This conference will celebrate Leibniz's work by exploring the depth of his philosophical vision in conjunction with his engagement with the sciences of his time. The provisional schedule is as follows: Day 1: [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:38+00:00March 13th, 2015|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Philosophy of science, University of Wales|Comments Off on Conference: Leibniz – scientist, Leibniz – philosopher

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