• Executive Director, History of Science Society

    Executive Director, History of Science Society
    The History of Science Society seeks a visionary Executive Director. Founded in 1924, the Society is dedicated to understanding science, technology, and medicine in historical context. More than 1700 individual members, one-third of whom reside outside the United States, support the Society’s mission to foster interest in the history of science, promote discussion of science’s social and cultural relations, and bring this understanding to others (...)

  • History of astronomy: 1-year postdoc position

    DISHAS is inviting applications for a
    1-year post-doctoral position in the history of astronomy The position is expected to start on October 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter Applications no later than May 31, 2021. Result will be published on June 30, 2021.
    In the astral sciences, texts and genres of text, diagrams, table formats, models and parameters, at least from the eighth century onward, have a shared history in Eurasia and Northern Africa for sources found in Arabic, (...)

  • IUHPST Essay Prize

    IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science

  • IUHPST essay prize 2021

    The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST) is pleased to announce the outcome of the competition for the third IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science. This prize competition seeks to encourage fresh methodological thinking on the history and philosophy of science as an integrated discipline. For this round of the competition the prize question was: “What can history and philosophy of science, technology and medicine contribute to our (...)

  • Science and Survival: Digitizing the Papers of Georg and Max Bredig.