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

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

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”

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.

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

Executive Director, History of Science Society

The History of Science Society seeks a visionary Executive Director. Founded in 1924, the Society is dedicated to understanding science, technology, and medicine in historical context. More than 1700 individual members, one-third of whom reside outside the United States, support the Society’s mission to foster interest in the history of science, promote discussion of science’s… Continue reading Executive Director, History of Science Society

Call for applications for an Assistant Professor – History of early modern geology

The FARE research project (Grant of the Italian Ministry of University and Research), “Positioned Cosmology in Early Modernity: The Geo-Praxis of Water-and-Land Management in Venice”, together with the ERC research endeavor (CoG, Horizon 2020, GA 725883), “Institutions and Metaphysics of Cosmology in the Epistemic Networks of Seventeenth-Century Europe at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice… Continue reading Call for applications for an Assistant Professor – History of early modern geology