Call For Papers: History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland Annual Meeting 2023

History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland Annual Meeting 

Date: 20 and 21 April 

Location: Dublin City University, St Patrick’s Campus, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 

(Please note: Papers will be delivered on Friday, 21st April. On 20th April there will be an afternoon tour of libraries and archives meeting in Dublin city centre.) 

Call for papers: 

The annual meeting of the HSTM Network Ireland will be held this year, in person, at Dublin City University. We invite submission of abstracts for consideration. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words and should be submitted no later than 5pm (GMT) on Wednesday, 1 March. We will notify all prospective speakers by 10 March at the latest. Abstracts should be submitted by use of a Google Form at the link or QR code below. 

We welcome the submission of organised panels as well as individual papers on any topic related to the history of science, medicine and technology. We welcome submissions from scholars inside and outside of academic institutions and at any stage of their career. The subject need not be Irish. 

Possible themes for papers and panels include, but are not limited to: 

  • Disability 
  • Artificial intelligence and human-technology interface 
  • Intersections between health and social inequality 
  • Histories of engineering and infrastructure 
  • HSTM in local history 
  • Sustainability 
  • Relationships between science and religion 
  • Feminist and decolonial approaches to HSTM 

Submission of papers on any theme are welcome. 

The conference fee will not exceed €60 per person to include tea/coffee/lunch. Unfortunately, we are a small organisation and cannot pay for speaker travel expenses. Please note that there are small grants for conference travel for postgraduate students available through, for example, the Society for the Social History of Medicine (https://sshm.org/bursaries/).  

Please direct any queries to Juliana Adelman (Juliana DOT Adelman AT dcu.ie) 

Submit abstracts to https://forms.gle/Wi2hsBeK5WoT33NA6 

Or by using the QR code below 

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