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

Maria Paula Diogo awarded the Leonardo Da vinci Medal 2020

We are pleased to announce that the historian of technology Maria Paula Diogo, institutional member of ESHS Scientific Board was awarded the Leonardo da Vinci Medal 2020. The Leonardo da Vinci Medal is “the highest recognition from the Society for the History of Technology (…) presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution… Continue reading Maria Paula Diogo awarded the Leonardo Da vinci Medal 2020

Karine Chemla awarded the 2020 Neugebauer Prize

The Otto Neugebauer Prize is awarded every four years by the European Mathematical Society “for highly original and influential work in the field of history of mathematics that enhances our understanding of either the development of mathematics or a particular mathematical subject in any period and in any geographical region.” The Otto Neugebauer Prize Fund… Continue reading Karine Chemla awarded the 2020 Neugebauer Prize

Leadership of a Max Planck Research Group (at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)

Institution Max Planck Society in Cooperation with Freie Universität Berlin Presentation text The candidate will lead a Max Planck Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) and is expected to teach and conduct research in the History of Science and the History of Knowledge at the Freie Universität Berlin.… Continue reading Leadership of a Max Planck Research Group (at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)

Two Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Digital Philosophy and/or History of Biology

Institution Université catholique de Louvain Presentation text The FNRS MIS project Digital History and Philosophy of Biology (DHPB), led by Prof. Charles Pence at the Centre de philosophie des sciences et sociétés (CEFISES) and Institut supérieur de philosophie (ISP) at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) is advertising *two* two-year post-doctoral fellowships in history and/or… Continue reading Two Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Digital Philosophy and/or History of Biology

Postdoctoral fellowship ERC Early modern Cosmology (Venice)

Dear friends and colleagues, please, find attached the call for one postdoctoral fellowship (1 year with the possibility of an extension of one extra year) linked to the research ERC endeavor EarlyModernCosmology – “Institutions and Metaphysics of Cosmology in the Epistemic Networks of Seventeenth-Century Europe” (GA 725883) which has received funding from the European Research Council –… Continue reading Postdoctoral fellowship ERC Early modern Cosmology (Venice)