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

Two job announcements from MPIWG

Historian of knowledge in the contemporary period (m/f/d) The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Department I (Structural Changes in Systems of Knowledge), Director: Prof. Jürgen Renn, is seeking to employ an  Historian of knowledge in the contemporary period (m/f/d) from September 1st, 2022 for a maximum of two years, with a contract… Continue reading Two job announcements from MPIWG

Postdoctoral fellowship in Early Modern Indo-Persian Astronomy

The project Changing Episteme in Early Modern Sanskrit Astronomy (CEEMSA, funded by the Gerda Henkel Stiftung, Grant Number: AZ 21/F/21, hosted by CSIS, Institut for Tværkulturelle og Regionale Studier (ToRS), University of Copenhagen, Denmark) is offering a one year postdoctoral fellowship (to begin no later than 1 September 2022) to study Indo-Persian astronomical texts from… Continue reading Postdoctoral fellowship in Early Modern Indo-Persian Astronomy

SISS congress and Early Career Price 2022

Congress Italian Society for the History of Science, May 30-June 1 2022 In its 40th year, the Società Italiana di Storia della Scienza (SISS) (Italian Society for the History of Science) invites you to participate in its conference entitled “Ad limina. Frontiere e contaminazioni transdisciplinari nella storia delle scienze (Towards Thresholds: Transdisciplinary Frontiers and Contaminations… Continue reading SISS congress and Early Career Price 2022

Congress Italian Society for the History of Science, May 30-June 1 2022

In its 40th year, the Società Italiana di Storia della Scienza (SISS) (Italian Society for the History of Science) invites you to participate in its conference entitled “Ad limina. Frontiere e contaminazioni transdisciplinari nella storia delle scienze (Towards Thresholds: Transdisciplinary Frontiers and Contaminations in the History of Science).” The theme of disciplinary boundaries has always… Continue reading Congress Italian Society for the History of Science, May 30-June 1 2022

ESHS 2022: Call for papers – deadline extension

10th ESHS conference: Science policy and the politics of science, Brussels In 2022, the European Society for the History of Science (ESHS <http://www.eshs.org/>) will host its tenth biannual conference. This year’s edition will take place in Brussels, Belgium, and is organised by the National Committee for Logic, History and Philosophy of Science (NCLHPS <https://www.rasab.be/index.php/en/national-scienfitic-committees/introduction-a-list/history-of-sciences>) of… Continue reading ESHS 2022: Call for papers – deadline extension

Beckman fellowship 2022-2023

The applications are now officially open for 2022-23 Fellowships at the Beckman Center of the Science History Institute. This year, the Beckman Center introduces new Curatorial Fellowships, two-year full-time staff positions in the Othmer Library and the Museum intended for historians and other academic researchers in the history of science who are seeking professional opportunities… Continue reading Beckman fellowship 2022-2023

CFP – 10th ESHS conference

CFP:10th ESHS ConferenceScience Policy and the Politics of Science 7-10 September 2022 Brussels (Belgium) About:In 2022, the European Society for the History of Science (ESHS) will host its tenth biannual conference. This year’s edition will take place in Brussels, Belgium, and is organised by the National Committee for Logic, History and Philosophy of Science (NCLHPS) of… Continue reading CFP – 10th ESHS conference

Collaborative Fellowships in the History of Knowledge

The Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) wish to support pairs of researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds to conduct collaborative research. Researchers may apply from across the social sciences and the humanities. Proposals should investigate original research ideas and specify potential applications to real world… Continue reading Collaborative Fellowships in the History of Knowledge