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

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”

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

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