• Colebrooke and the Historiography of mathematics and astral science in Sanskrit, 15th-16th April 2019, Paris

    Organisers
    Chemla, Karine (Sphere, CNRS)
    Keller, Agathe (Sphere, CNRS) Rational
    A bit more than 200 years have elapsed since the publication of Henry Thomas Colebrooke’s Algebra, with Arithmetic and Mensuration, from the Sanscrit of Brahmegupta and Bhàscara. We will grasp this opportunity to organise a two day workshop to be held in Paris on the 15th and 16th of April 2019.The conference will concentrate on Colebrooke’s historiography of mathematics and astral sciences, and here are some (...)

  • Isaac Beeckman in Context. Science, the Arts, and Culture in the Early Dutch Republic

    Organisers
    Klaas van Berkel (University of Groningen) (k.van.berkel@rug.nl)
    Albert Clement (University College Roosevelt, Middelburg) (a.clement@ucr.nl)
    Arjan van Dixhoorn (University College Roosevelt, Middelburg) (a.vandixhoorn@ucr.nl) Rational
    1618 was a crucial year in what is now known as the Scientific Revolution. In September of that year the Dutch artisan, theologian, schoolmaster and natural philosopher Isaac Beeckman (1588-1637) was promoted to doctor of medicine in the (...)

  • Female Networks: Gendered Ways of Producing Knowledge (1750-1830)

    Organisers
    Elena Serrano (Max Planck institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
    Simon Werrett (Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL) Rational
    It has been evident for some time that women were active participants in scientific culture
    across Europe in the eighteenth century, and a number of individuals such as the Duchess of
    Portland, Caroline Herschel, or Madame Lavoisier are well known. Women typically
    operated outside scientific institutions, although some (...)

  • International Conference History of Physics

    Organisers
    Jaume Navarro (Ikerbasque and University of the Basque Country) Rational
    Joint 3rd International Conference on the History of Physics under the auspices of the European Physical Society and 4th Early-Career Conference for Historians in the Physical Sciences of the American Institute of Physics
    17-21 October 2018
    Donostia-San Sebastian (Spain)
    http://www.ehu.eus/ehusfera/hopdss2018/
    2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the European Physical Society (EPS). (...)

  • 43rd INHIGEO SYMPOSIUM

    Organising institution
    Mexican Delegation of the International Commission on the History of Geological Sciences (INHIGEO) Organiser(s)
    Dr. Manuel Suárez Lastra (Director of the Institute of Geography, UNAM) Dra. Elena Centeno García (Director of the Institute of Geology, UNAM) Dr. Hugo Delgado Granados (Director of the Institute of Geophysics, UNAM) Mtro. Luis Espinosa Arrubarrena (Head of the Geological Museum, UNAM) Dra. Luz Fernanda Azuela (Institute of Geography, UNAM) Dr. Dante Moran (...)

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