2nd ESHS Early Career Scholars Conference – call for participation

Conference announcement 2nd ESHS Early Career Scholars Conference Science and its Enemies: Exploring Conflicts and Alliances in the History of Science  20-22 September 2021 via Zoom Keynote speakers: Theodore Arabatzis (University of Athens): “History of Science in the Age of Post-Truth” – 20 September 2021, 18:00 EET Maria Paula Diogo (NOVA University of Lisbon), “Crisis and the Anthropocene” –… Continue reading 2nd ESHS Early Career Scholars Conference – call for participation

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ESHS in-between meeting 2021

In-between meeting of the European Society for the History of Science  History of Science and the Humanities 23-24 September 2021 Co-organized by the ESHS and the RESEARCH CENTRE FOR THE HUMANITIES Hosted by the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens The conference will take place online via Zoom. Zoom… Continue reading ESHS in-between meeting 2021

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41st Congress of the Italian Society for the History of Physics and Astronomy

The 41st Congress of the Italian Society for the History of Physics and Astronomy (SISFA) will be held online next week from September 6 to September 9. The final program, the book of abstracts and the instructions to watch the broadcasted talks are available in the website for the Congress: https://indico.ict.inaf.it/event/1492/ 

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Candidates for grants in the “Programme of Requalification of the Spanish University System”

The Institut d’Història de la Ciència (IHC) at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) seeks potential candidates for grants in the “Programme of Requalification of the Spanish University System” for the period 2021-2023. The IHC research focuses on the history of science in the 19th and 20th centuries, from diverse perspectives: the relations between science,… Continue reading Candidates for grants in the “Programme of Requalification of the Spanish University System”

SISS Conference of Early Career Scholars in History of Science

Storie di scienza SISS Conference of Early Career Scholars in History of Science 1st meeting 15-16 October 2021 (online) The SISS network of early career scholars in history of science has been recently established to put PhD students, research fellows, and postdoctoral researchers of different backgrounds and at the beginning of their careers in contact… Continue reading SISS Conference of Early Career Scholars in History of Science

Science History Institute Receives Grant to Digitize Oral Histories of Immigrant Scientists

Science History Institute Receives Grant to Digitize Oral Histories of Immigrant Scientists The Science History Institute has been awarded a grant from the National Archives’ National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the project “Science, War, and Exile: Oral Histories of Immigration and Innovation.” The grant is part of the NHPRC’s efforts to improve… Continue reading Science History Institute Receives Grant to Digitize Oral Histories of Immigrant Scientists

Science and Survival: Digitizing the Papers of Georg and Max Bredig.

The Science History Institute has been awarded a $198,454 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) for the project Science and Survival: Digitizing the Papers of Georg and Max Bredig. This collection was smuggled out of Nazi Germany and allows to tell the story of a noted German Jewish Scientist’s rise to… Continue reading Science and Survival: Digitizing the Papers of Georg and Max Bredig.

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… Continue reading CfP Science Popularization as Cultural Diplomacy: UNESCO (1946-1958)

IUHPST essay prize 2021

The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST) is pleased to announce the outcome of the competition for the third IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science. This prize competition seeks to encourage fresh methodological thinking on the history and philosophy of science as an integrated discipline. For this… Continue reading IUHPST essay prize 2021

History of astronomy: 1-year postdoc position

DISHAS is inviting applications for a 1-year post-doctoral position in the history of astronomy The position is expected to start on October 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter Applications no later than May 31, 2021. Result will be published on June 30, 2021. In the astral sciences, texts and genres of text, diagrams,… Continue reading History of astronomy: 1-year postdoc position