• CfA Diplomatic Studies of Science, 8-9 november 2021

    Diplomatic Studies of Science: The Interplay of Science, Technology and International Affairs After the Second World War Monday, November 8th, 2021 and Tuesday November 9th, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Maison de la Chimie, 28 Rue Saint-Dominique, 75007 Paris The Gordon Cain Conference 2021 focuses on the fascinating interplay of science, technology and international affairs after the Second World War. By doing so it marks the emergence of Diplomatic Studies of Science as a field at the (...)

  • CfP Science Popularization as Cultural Diplomacy: UNESCO (1946-1958)

    Call for Papers:
    Science Popularization as Cultural Diplomacy:
    UNESCO (1946-1958)
    Organised by the Institut d’Història de la Ciència (IHC), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and the Centre Alexandre Koyré (CAK), CNRS-EHESS-MNHN, Paris.
    This is a call for participation to an international on-line workshop exploring the role of science popularization as cultural diplomacy at UNESCO.
    From its creation after World War II, UNESCO became a political battleground in which different visions of (...)

  • Karine Chemla awarded the 2020 Neugebauer Prize

    Karine Chemla awarded the 2020 Neugebauer Prize

  • Outer Edge: Queer(y)ing STEM Collections

    Organisers Dr Sophie Gerber, TMW Eleanor Armstrong, UCL Rational
    How can the science and technology museum, as a cultural and social institution, explore the opportunities of reflecting and developing a plural society? In what ways are these museums still bound by existing collecting, labeling, and exhibiting practices? How are museum curators, practitioners, scholars grappling with these problems, and what tools, tactics and methods are helping tackling these tasks?
    The Technisches (...)

  • “How Disciplines Interact” (University of Amsterdam, 7-8 May 2020)

    Organisers Sjang ten Hagen & Emma Mojet (Vossius Center, University of Amsterdam) Rational
    The University of Amsterdam will host a two-day workshop on 7-8 May 2020, entitled “How Disciplines Interact”.*
    Format of the workshop
    Historians of the sciences and the humanities have described many interactions between disciplines. One frequently occurring form of interaction concerns the transfer of knowledge across disciplinary boundaries. Examples include the influence of modern (...)