New Seminar Series: SISS Meets Early Careers

The Italian Society for the History of Science is pleased to announce a new Seminar Series. 

SISS Meets Early Careers

The series is conceived as an informal place for early career scholars to discuss their research, present, future and past. Each session focuses on broad themes in the history of science and knowledge, bringing together diverse approaches, methodologies and chronologies. The series is open to international scholars and broad collaboration between disciplinary fields. The first two meetings will take place on 2 and 30 April 2024, 5pm (CET). 

All seminars are held online on Zoom:


Information: info@societastoriadellascienza.it

Organizer of the first series: Dr Lavinia Maddaluno (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice). 

2nd April 2024, 5-6.30pm (CET)

Assessment and Validation

Chair: Elena Canadelli (University of Padova, SISS President)

Armel Cornu (Uppsala University/Université Paris Cité), Chemistry and the Mapping of Mineral Water Resources in Eighteenth-Century France.

Rebecca Jackson (MPIWG, Berlin), “The Uncertain Method of Drops”: How a Non-uniform Fluid Unit Survived the Century of Standardization

30th April 2024, 5-7pm (CET)

Labour, Technologies and Gender

Chairs: Lavinia Maddaluno (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice), Violeta Ruiz (CSIC- Institució Milà i Funtanals, Barcelona)

Andreas Lingg (University of Witten/Herdecke), “Sola Civium Industria”: on Ideas of Productivity and Craftsmanship in 16th Century Nuremberg

Gabriele Marcon (Warburg Institute/Villa I Tatti), Hidden Figures? Women’s Work in Early Modern Mining

Eóin Philipps (La Salle – Ramon Llull University, Barcelona), “They’ve the Concrete Master Race to Keep You in Your Place”: Canals, Work and the Canal System in the Imperial Meridian. 


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