ESHS Statement on Ukraine crisis

We, the members of the Scientific Board of the ESHS, are greatly concerned about the escalating war in Ukraine. As an academic society committed to the values of reason and tolerance, we strongly believe that dialogue and diplomacy are the only legitimate means of resolving divergences among nations. Invading another country should never be an… Continue reading ESHS Statement on Ukraine crisis

The 7th Notes and Records Essay Award

Notes and Records reports on current research and archival activities across the history of science, technology and medicine. Our Essay Award is open to researchers from the above fields who have completed a postgraduate degree within the last 5 years.  Further information is at https://royalsocietypublishing.org/rsnr/essay-award and the previous winner/winning entry from 2021 at The Disputed Sound of the Aurora Borealis: Sensing Liminal… Continue reading The 7th Notes and Records Essay Award

ERC CLIMASAT – CALL FOR 2 POSTDOCS+ 1 PhD STUDENT

History of production, circulation and/or use of satellite data in relation to climate knowledge European Research Council funded project CLIMASAT. Remote-sensing Satellite Data and the Making of Global Climate in Europe, 1980s-2000s (H2020- ERC-StG-101042252) led by Dr. Gemma Cirac-Claveras Position: Two postdoctoral fellowships, 36 months each, fulltime Place: Institut d’història de la ciència, Universitat Autònoma de… Continue reading ERC CLIMASAT – CALL FOR 2 POSTDOCS+ 1 PhD STUDENT

CfP SISS Conference of Early Career Scholars in History of Science

Natura incognitaPlaces, methods and representations in the study of natureSISS Conference of Early Career Scholars in History of ScienceII editionSeptember 7-8, 2023Anton Dohrn Zoological Station (Naples) Following the first edition of the SISS Conference of Early Career Scholars, held online in October 2020, the Italian Society for the History of Science and the SISS Committee… Continue reading CfP SISS Conference of Early Career Scholars in History of Science

MPIWG – Call research scholar “Environmental Knowledge in Times of Crisis”

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin, Department II: Knowledge Systems and Collective Life, directed by Dr. Etienne Benson seeks a Research Scholar in connection with the departmental research theme, “Environmental Knowledge in Times of Crisis”. (Starting date between May 1, 2023, and September 1, 2023) The MPIWG is a world-leading… Continue reading MPIWG – Call research scholar “Environmental Knowledge in Times of Crisis”

MPIWG – Two postdoctoral positions on “Environmental Knowledge in Times of Crisis”.

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin, Department II: Knowledge Systems and Collective Life, directed by Dr. Etienne Benson, seeks 2 Postdoctoral Fellows in connection with the research theme, “Environmental Knowledge in Times of Crisis”. (Starting date between May 1, 2023, and September 1, 2023) The MPIWG is a world-leading research… Continue reading MPIWG – Two postdoctoral positions on “Environmental Knowledge in Times of Crisis”.

MPIWG – Call Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin, offers several Postdoctoral Fellowships (residential, 12+ months), to take place within the period from 1 August 2023 to July 31 2024. As part of the Max Planck Sabbatical Award Program, we invite scholars to apply for participation in the Working Group “Time Scales: Historicizing Deep Time,”… Continue reading MPIWG – Call Postdoctoral Fellowships

Five new doctoral positions@International Max Planck Research School “Knowledge and Its Resources: Historical Reciprocities”

The International Max Planck Research School “Knowledge and Its Resources: Historical Reciprocities” (IMPRS-KIR) invites applications for 5 doctoral positions, to begin on September 1, 2023. Each position will run for 3.5 years, with the possibility of extending once by six months. The IMPRS-KIR is a new, research-driven PhD program based in the history and philosophy… Continue reading Five new doctoral positions@International Max Planck Research School “Knowledge and Its Resources: Historical Reciprocities”

Biennial Call for Special Issue proposals for Centaurus

Centaurus, the official Journal of the European Society for the History of Science, regularly publishes issues dedicated to a special theme. Recently published Special Issues include: • Science at the Zoo: Producing Knowledge about Exotic Animals (Sept. 2022)• Making power visible. Codifications, infrastructures, and representations of energy (Nov. 2021)• The Material Culture and Politics of… Continue reading Biennial Call for Special Issue proposals for Centaurus

Call for Applications: Postdoctoral position on the History of satellite data and climate knowledge

Call for Applications: 1 postdoctoral researcher – ERC StG – History of satellite data and climate knowledge The CLIMASAT Project (Remote-Sensing Satellite Data and the Making of Global Climate in Europe, 1980s-2000s) at the Institut d’Història de la Ciència (iHC) of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona(UAB), funded by the European Research Commission (Starting Grant), is seeking: Led by Gemma Cirac-Claveras,… Continue reading Call for Applications: Postdoctoral position on the History of satellite data and climate knowledge

Call for Applications: PhD position on the History of satellite data and climate knowledge

Call for Applications: 1 PhD student – ERC StG – History of satellite data and climate knowledge  The CLIMASAT Project (Remote-Sensing Satellite Data and the Making of Global Climate in Europe, 1980s-2000s) at the Institut d’Història de la Ciència (iHC) of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), funded by the European Research Commission (Starting Grant), is seeking: ·      1 Doctoral candidate (full… Continue reading Call for Applications: PhD position on the History of satellite data and climate knowledge