• Call for thematic issue (2020): HoST - Journal of History of Science and Technology

    HoST - Journal of History of Science and Technology
    M. Luísa Sousa, CIUHCT, NOVA University of Lisbon Rational
    Call for thematic issue (2020)
    HoST - Journal of History of Science and Technology
    HoST- Journal of History of Science and Technology is an open access, on-line peer-reviewed international journal devoted to the History of Science and Technology, published in English by a group of Portuguese research institutions and De Gruyter (...)

  • History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland.

    Annual conference 2018
    26-27 October 2018 Organisers
    Max Meulendijks, Queen’s University Belfast Rational
    Call for Papers/Panels:
    For its upcoming conference, the HSTM Network invites proposals on all topics in the history of science, technology and medicine, no Irish connection required. Paper submissions should include a 250-word abstract including five key words, and mention the name and affiliation (unless independent) of the speaker. Individual presentations should be 20 (...)

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

    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 (...)

  • Academic Freedom in Historical Perspective — Twenty-Five Years of the European Review of History /Revue européenne d’histoire: An Anniversary Conference

    European Review of History /Revue européenne d’histoire Rational
    Academic freedom is a central idea in modern scholarship. Even if a precise definition of it is difficult to state, it can be understood as the freedom for members of academia to teach and research without being restrained by political or social surveillance. The concept is not legally defined, it proceeds from customs, conventions or even traditions. Legally, discussions on academic freedom fall into the category (...)

  • Special section of History of Mathematics, XXI UMI Congress

    Organising institution
    Italian Mathematical Union (UMI) Organiser(s)
    Maria Teresa Borgato (Univ. Ferrara), Erika Luciano (Univ. Torino) Dates and time of the event
    2-7.9.2019 Place of the event
    Pavia Rational
    Dear colleagues,
    we would like to inform you of the next UMI Congress to be held in Pavia from 2 to 7 September 2019. We urge you to participate in the special section of History of Mathematics:
    The (...)