The gender of things and spaces in the sciences Do scientific things and spaces have gender? This might come as an unthinkable question to space engineers who put astronauts on the moon; to artificial intelligence researchers who construct humanoid robots to assist humanity in saving the planet; to physicists who investigate nature inside a scientific… Continue reading The Gender of Things and Spaces
Dear colleagues, Please find below a call for contributions for a symposium at the 11th European Society for the History of Science Conference (ESHS Barcelona 4-7 Sept 2024): Testing the Limits of the Gendered Body: Extreme Corporeal Experiences in Modernity (long 18th and 19th centuries). Nuns that survived only on breathing air, mesmerized people that… Continue reading Testing the Limits of the Gendered Body: Extreme Corporeal Experiences in Modernity (long 18th and 19th centuries).
Please find below a call for contributions for the 11th European Society for the History of Science (Barcelona, September 2024), on “The ‘Other’ Genius: A Historical Approach to Genius, Giftedness, and Gender”. Interested scholars are invited to send a paper proposal (title, abstract of 150 words, name, affiliation, and short biography) before the 13th November… Continue reading Ramón y Cajal Fellow (CSIC, Barcelona)