Beckman fellowship 2022-2023

The applications are now officially open for 2022-23 Fellowships at the Beckman Center of the Science History Institute. This year, the Beckman Center introduces new Curatorial Fellowships, two-year full-time staff positions in the Othmer Library and the Museum intended for historians and other academic researchers in the history of science who are seeking professional opportunities… Continue reading Beckman fellowship 2022-2023

Enlightening the plates of the Encyclopédie Perspectives and research on the Recueil de planches (1762-1772)

Organisers Alexandre Guilbaud, Sorbonne Université Alain Cernuschi, Université de Lausanne Malou Haine, Université Libre de Bruxelles Rational Diderot and D’Alembert’s Encyclopédie represented a very significant moment in the history of the transmission of knowledge, particularly scientific knowledge, in the European Enlightenment, notably because of the brand new importance it gave to illustrations, engraved and commented… Continue reading Enlightening the plates of the Encyclopédie Perspectives and research on the Recueil de planches (1762-1772)

Two Postdoctoral Fellows, three years – MPI for the History of Science, Berlin, Dept. III

Institution The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin Department III, Artefacts, Action, and Knowledge, Director: Prof Dagmar Schäfer Presentation text The positions are in close conjunction with the research agenda of Dept. III(https://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/page/dept-iii-0). Outstanding junior scholars with suitable experience in science-, technology-, economic history, STS, anthropology, regional studies or other relevant fields… Continue reading Two Postdoctoral Fellows, three years – MPI for the History of Science, Berlin, Dept. III