Call For Papers: Food Poverty across Ireland: Past, Current and Future Perspectives, 5 May 2023, Magee Campus, Ulster University. Deadline 30 March.

Please see attached call for papers for Ulster University’s upcoming symposium entitled Food Poverty across Ireland: Past, Current and Future Perspectives.  The symposium will be hosted by the School of Medicine, School of History and School of Sport on 5 May 2023 at MU201, Magee Campus, Ulster University.  Food Poverty across Ireland will address the current post-COVID context of food … More Call For Papers: Food Poverty across Ireland: Past, Current and Future Perspectives, 5 May 2023, Magee Campus, Ulster University. Deadline 30 March.

Online Seminar: Rachel Dishington, ‘In the office… in the field… and at College’: The Geographies of Engineering Training in Nineteenth Century Scotland, Wednesday 29 March, 11am

The next University of Aberdeen, Centre for History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHPSTM) will take place next Wednesday 29 March 2023, 11am, via Teams. As always, all are welcome. ‘In the office… in the field… and at College’: The Geographies of Engineering Training in Nineteenth Century Scotland Rachel Dishington (University of Nottingham) … More Online Seminar: Rachel Dishington, ‘In the office… in the field… and at College’: The Geographies of Engineering Training in Nineteenth Century Scotland, Wednesday 29 March, 11am

REGISTRATION OPEN! HSTM Network Conference 2023

History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland Annual Meeting  The annual meeting of the HSTM Network Ireland will be held this year, in person, at Dublin City University. Date: 21st April 2023 Location: Dublin City University, St Patrick’s Campus, Drumcondra, Dublin 9  Rooms F215 and F216 (Please note: Papers will be delivered on Friday, 21st April. … More REGISTRATION OPEN! HSTM Network Conference 2023

HSTM Seminar Series: 5th April 2023

Speaker: Dr Juliana Adelman, Dublin City University, ‘Seagulls & the city: from protected to pariah’ Place: Online Date and time: 5th April 2023, 15.00-16.00 hrs (GMT) To register please follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/history-of-science-technology-and-medicine-seminar-5-april-2023-tickets-513105832357 Abstract: This paper considers changing ideas about birds and their presence in Ireland during the early 20th century with a focus on gulls. Gulls were protected … More HSTM Seminar Series: 5th April 2023

‘Reading the Book of Nature at the Edward Worth Library and the Zoological Museum, Trinity College Dublin’, an online exhibition celebrating the wonderful world of early modern natural history!

Text: Dr Elizabethanne Boran, Librarian of the Edward Worth Library, Dublin. 2022 witnessed the 500th anniversary of the birth of the famous Italian natural historian, Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522–1605). To mark this quincentenary, the Edward Worth Library, Dublin, and the Zoological Museum in Trinity College Dublin, created a joint exhibition which continues to be available online. … More ‘Reading the Book of Nature at the Edward Worth Library and the Zoological Museum, Trinity College Dublin’, an online exhibition celebrating the wonderful world of early modern natural history!

Call for Papers: 42nd Scientific Instrument Symposium 18 – 22 September 2023. Deadline 31 March 2023.

42nd Scientific Instrument Symposium 18 – 22 September 2023 Palermo, Italy Through Ages, Cultures, Concepts: Instruments in Collections, Books, Archives CALL FOR PAPERS, POSTERS AND SESSIONS Scientific Instruments have crossed time and space: they witness the knowledge that was characteristic of the epoch and civilization in which they were built and used. What is a … More Call for Papers: 42nd Scientific Instrument Symposium 18 – 22 September 2023. Deadline 31 March 2023.

Announcement of a New Scholarly Resource in the Histories of Science, Literature, and Medicine: Collected Letters of Thomas Beddoes

Co-editors, Dahlia Porter and Tim Fulford, are delighted to announce the creation of an open access website making available the letters of Thomas Beddoes (1760-1808)  the pioneer of pneumatic medicine, mentor of Humphry Davy, and collaborator with S. T. Coleridge, Erasmus Darwin, Maria Edgeworth, Robert Southey, Thomas Wedgwood, and James Watt.     The website is part … More Announcement of a New Scholarly Resource in the Histories of Science, Literature, and Medicine: Collected Letters of Thomas Beddoes

Free Online Event: Environmentalism in the Nineteenth Century, 26 April 2023

The Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies International (https://cn-csi.com/) is delighted to host the upcoming FREE online event: Environmentalism in the Nineteenth Century. We have some wonderful speakers presenting on some fascinating topics. We hope you are able to join us. Please share across your networks. Date: 26 April 2023  The event runs from 10:45 to 17:00 (Central European Time) … More Free Online Event: Environmentalism in the Nineteenth Century, 26 April 2023

February 2023 Reading Group – HSTM Network Ireland

The HSTM Network Ireland reading group meet online once a month to engage in discussion about a topical article in the fields of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. Our next meeting will take place on: Friday 24th February 2023, 1-2pm We will be reading: Slagstad, K. (2022). Bureaucratizing Medicine: Creating a Gender Identity … More February 2023 Reading Group – HSTM Network Ireland

HSTM Seminar Series: 1st March 2023

Speaker: Dr Elizabethanne Boran (Edward Worth Library), ‘Science in Trinity College Dublin in the seventeenth century’  Place: Online Date and time: 1st March 2023, 15.00-16.00 hrs (GMT) To register please follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/history-of-science-technology-and-medicine-seminar-1-march-2023-tickets-511892964637 Abstract: This paper examines the teaching of science at Trinity College, Dublin in the seventeenth century. It focuses on three periods: from the foundation of … More HSTM Seminar Series: 1st March 2023