The 10th International Conference on the History of Science in China


August 4th-7th 2004, Harbin, P. R. China

First Circular and Call for Papers

Introduction The 10th International Conference on the History of Science in China will be held at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) from 4 to 7 August 2004. It will provide a unique opportunity to scholars working in the field of the history of science, technology, and medicine in China or its neighbour area, not only for their displaying research fruits but also for meeting their colleagues in the world. As you can expect, the preparation is now going smoothly and efficiently under the guidance of the Chinese Society for the History of Science and Technology. Meanwhile, the local sponsor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences of HIT,will make all efforts to realize this conference a successful one. The general theme of the conference is Multiaspect Studies on the History of Science, Technology and Medicine in China. Needless to say, any other topics concerning the history of science, technology and medicine are also acceptable. If you could circularize this information to other organizations or individuals, the organizers would be very grateful. Please feel free to contact us if you have any problems or request. If you wish to present a paper, please send us the abstract of the contributed paper in English by the end of July, 2003. Your abstract should be typed in single space on an A4-sized (21cm?29.7cm) white paper. A warm welcome to Harbin!

Hosts: Chinese Society for the History of Science and Technology (CSHST) Institute of History of Natural Science of Chinese Academy of Science(IHNS) Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) Undertaker : School of Humanities and Social Sciences, HIT Time: August 4-7, 2004 Venue: Harbin, P. R. China Theme: Multiaspect Studies on History of Science, Technology and Medicine in China Conference languages: Chinese and English Fees: Registration: RMB ?600 for attendants RMB ?500 for members of CSHST RMB ?300 for students RMB ?250 for student member of CSHST RMB ?300 for accompanies N.B. Accommodation and touring: on oneself(The ranks and charges of hotels will be provided in the Second Circular.)

Members of Advisory Committee: LU Yong-xiang (Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing) SONG Jian (Chinese Academy of Engineering, Beijing) SONG Fa-tang (Government of Heilongjiang Province, P. R. China)

Members of Academic Committee: To be announced in the Second Circular

Members of Organizing Committee: Chairman: JIANG Zhen-huan (Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin) Members: GUO Bin WU Gao-hui JIANG Zhen-huan SU Rong-yu (Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, CAS) XIE Yong-mei XU Feng-zhen ZHAO Yu-qin HE Ming-sheng

Secretaries: SU Rong-yu, XU Feng-zhen

Important dates: April 2003: First Circular, calling for abstracts of papers November 2003: Second Circular, papers to be delivered to the organizers May 2004: Third Circular, informing the acceptance of the papers, letters of invitation to be sent out

Conference Contact Address: Prof. JIANG Zhen-huan School of Humanities and Social Sciences Harbin Institute of Technology #244 Harbin 150001 Heilongjiang Province P. R. China Fax/Tel: 86-451-6416920 6414389 E-mail: [email protected]