It is with great pleasure that we announce that the historian Kostas Gavroglu, who was awarded the 2020 Gustav Neuenschwander Prize, will deliver his plenary during the ESHS Brussels 2022 conference.
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
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
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
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
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”
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
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.
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
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