• Social Technologies and Global Knowledge Economies, 1750-1850

    4th to 6th April 2019, Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Göttingen Organisers
    Dominik Hünniger (Lichtenberg-Kolleg)
    Rachel Koroloff (Lichtenberg-Kolleg)
    Joanna Wharton (Lichtenberg-Kolleg) Rational
    The remarkable density of connections that characterized knowledge production between 1750 and 1850 has long figured in definitions of the “rise of modernity.” The commerce of ideas through correspondence networks and print as well as manuscript circulation in salons, learned societies and other (...)


    The History of Science Society (HSS) will hold its 2019 annual meeting in the beautiful Dutch town of Utrecht, a short train ride from Amsterdam. Since this will be the HSS’s first meeting outside of North America, and we will be closer to scholars in Russia, in East and South Asia, and Africa, we especially encourage proposals that include scholars from different countries. The Society encourages submissions on all topics. Proposals (250word maximum for abstracts) must be submitted via the (...)

  • 2nd CfP : 12ICHC Maastricht 29 July - 2 August, 2019

    Ernst Homburg, Maastricht University (chair of the Local Organizing Committee)
    Christoph Meinel, Universität Regensburg, and Ignacio Suay-Matallana, Universidad Miguel Hernández (chairs of the Steering Organizing Committee) Rational
    Every two years the Working Party on History of Chemistry (WPHC) of the European Chemical Society (EuChemS) organizes an international conference on the history of chemistry, open to colleagues from all over the world. The 12th International (...)

  • Model Rome – International Capital Cities of Science and Arts in the 20th Century

    Franziska Rohloff/Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Rom (franziska.rohloff@dainst.de)
    Dorothea Wohlfarth/Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Rom (dorothea.wohlfarth@dainst.de) Rational
    The German Historical Institute and the German Archaeological Institute in Rome in cooperation with the Unione internazionale degli istituti di Archeologia, Storia e Storia dell’Arte in Roma are inviting interested scholars to attend the international conference on
    „Model Rome – International (...)

  • Crossing the Boundaries: Reassessing Historical Epistemology between Science and Philosophy

    Valentina Bossini University of Turin
    Giorgio Castiglione University of Turin
    Gabriele Vissio University of Turin Rational
    The notion of historical epistemology arose within the field of Althusserian scholarship on
    Bachelard’s thought, aimed at identifying some common traits of the French epistemological and structuralist approaches to philosophical and historical problems in the study of science. During the 60s and the 70s the term épistémologie historique came to denote (...)

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