• Karine Chemla awarded the 2020 Neugebauer Prize

    Karine Chemla awarded the 2020 Neugebauer Prize

  • Outer Edge: Queer(y)ing STEM Collections

    Organisers Dr Sophie Gerber, TMW Eleanor Armstrong, UCL Rational
    How can the science and technology museum, as a cultural and social institution, explore the opportunities of reflecting and developing a plural society? In what ways are these museums still bound by existing collecting, labeling, and exhibiting practices? How are museum curators, practitioners, scholars grappling with these problems, and what tools, tactics and methods are helping tackling these tasks?
    The Technisches (...)

  • “How Disciplines Interact” (University of Amsterdam, 7-8 May 2020)

    Organisers Sjang ten Hagen & Emma Mojet (Vossius Center, University of Amsterdam) Rational
    The University of Amsterdam will host a two-day workshop on 7-8 May 2020, entitled “How Disciplines Interact”.*
    Format of the workshop
    Historians of the sciences and the humanities have described many interactions between disciplines. One frequently occurring form of interaction concerns the transfer of knowledge across disciplinary boundaries. Examples include the influence of modern (...)

  • Early-Career Conference for Historians of the Physical Sciences

    Organisers Joanna Behrman, Center for the History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics Christian Joas, Niels Bohr Archive Greg Good, Center for the History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics Rational The American Institute of Physics (AIP) Center for the History of Physics and Niels Bohr Library & Archives are pleased to host a fifth international conference for graduate students and early career scholars, to be held September 3–6, 2020, at the Niels Bohr (...)

  • Forensic Cultures

    Organisers Willemijn Ruberg, Utrecht University Rational
    26-28 August 2021
    Department of History and Art History, Utrecht University
    In recent years research into the history of forensic science has expanded. In addition to institutional developments and advances in technology, increasingly the entanglements between legal frameworks, forensic institutes, technology and culture have been explored by historians and scholars from other disciplines. These entanglements come together in the (...)