• 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 (...)

  • "The great protector of wits. D’Holbach 1789-2019" (Goettingen, 9-11 may 2019. Deadline: 30 octobre 2018)

    Laura Nicolì (Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Goettingen)
    Franziska Meier (Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen) Rational
    International conference "The great protector of wits. D’Holbach 1789-2019" (Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Goettingen, 9-11 may 2019)
    Call for papers / Appel à contributions: http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/593529.html
    Deadline: 30 october 2018 Contact email
    lauranicoli85@gmail.com Deadline for paper submission (...)

  • Social Technologies and Global Knowledge Economies, 1750-1850

    4th to 6th April 2019, Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Göttingen Organisers
    Dominik Hünniger (Lichtenberg-Kolleg)
    Rachel Koroloff (Lichtenberg-Kolleg)
    Joanna Wharton (Lichtenberg-Kolleg) Rational
    The remarkable density of connections that characterized knowledge production between 1750 and 1850 has long figured in definitions of the “rise of modernity.” The commerce of ideas through correspondence networks and print as well as manuscript circulation in salons, learned societies and other (...)