• (March 2017) Workshop The authors of Early Modern Commentaries on De sphaera

    Please find attached the Call for Papers for the Workshop “The Authors of the Early Modern Commentaries on De sphaera” The workshop will take place between February 13 and 15, 2018 in Berlin at the MPIWG. It would be great if you could circulate the CfP in your institutions, too.
    For more information, please refer to the project’s website (still in progress): https://sphaera.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

  • (March 2017) The Laboratory Revolution

    The Rise of the Laboratory and the Changing Nature of the University, 1850-1950
    26-27 October 2017, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Laboratories are the ultimate place where knowledge is created. What originally had been the workplace of chemists and alchemists, by the end of the nineteenth century had become a standard element in the infrastructure of science. The rise of the laboratory revolutionized the sciences in many ways and continues to do so. This development has been (...)

  • (April 2017) Epistemic Vices: Continuities and Discontinuities, 1600-2000

    Leiden University, Institute for History, January 25-26, 2018
    Conference aims
    Impartiality, objectivity, honesty, and accuracy are qualities that generations of scholars have regarded as necessary for the pursuit of scholarly inquiry. Philosophers call them epistemic virtues, because these virtues facilitate the pursuit of epistemic aims such as knowledge and understanding of reality. As such, epistemic virtues are supposed to help scholars overcome barriers of prejudice, ignorance, (...)

  • (April 2017) Local structures and global networks of ’Viennese medicine’ from 1848 to 1955 in the 19th and 20th century

    Contact: Daniela Angetter, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Institut für Neuzeit- und Zeitgeschichtsforschung

  • (April 2017) Annual Conference of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine Network Ireland

    In Association with the RDS Library and Archives 13th and 14th October 2017
    Deadline for submission of abstracts: 26th May 2017
    We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the annual History of Science, Technology and Medicine Network Ireland Conference, which will be held at the RDS Library & Archives.
    Abstracts addressing all aspects of science, technology and medicine are welcome. Papers need not necessarily have a wholly historical focus nor be centred on Ireland. (...)