RAMI History Section Lecture

Knowing the prostate, knowing the man: the
creation of a surgical specialty, 1895-1920

by Kieran Fitzpatrick BA, MA, DPhil. NUI Research Fellow in the Humanities, Moore Institute at NUI Galway

Wednesday 13th November 2019 at 6.15 pm
Conor Ward Room, First Floor, Setanta House
Setanta Place, Dublin 2

More details here: RAMIFitzpatrickFLYER

 

CHOMI Seminar October 24th

The next CHOMI seminar is being held this coming Thursday (24 Oct 2019).

Professor Khaled Fahmy (University of Cambridge) will speak on ‘Opening up a few corpses: Islam, dissection and modernity’. The seminar is being organised in partnership with UCD Global History Seminar Series and will be held at 5pm in K114, School of History, Newman Building, UCD. See poster attached.

CHOMI seminar 24 Oct 2019 (Khaled Fahmy) (1)

 

HSTM Network Ireland/ Dublin Festival of History Event

We are delighted to partner with the Dublin Festival of History this year to celebrate the role of women in the history of science!
PUBLIC EVENT ON WEDNESDAY 2 OCTOBER at 1.00 PM,  CITY HALL, DUBLIN
Introducing our three panelists….
Jessamyn Fairfield is a physics lecturer at NUI Galway. She is the science reporter for Newstalk’s radio show ‘Futureproof’ and runs Bright Club in Ireland (the variety night for lateral minds). Jessamyn will be speaking about the women involved in the production of the first nuclear weapons or ‘the Manhattan Project’.
Laura Finnegan is a student at the Smurfit Institute of Genetics and recent winner of the Mary Mulvihill Award (the science media competition for third-level students that commemorates the legacy of science journalist and author Mary Mulvihill (1959–2015)). Laura will be discussing her winning art project which celebrates Irish science and will focus on her depictions of women who have made contributions to Irish science in the past.
Rebecca O’Neill is the Project Coordinator for Wikimedia Community Ireland and is the WITS (Women in Science and Technology) representative on the National Committee for Commemorative Plaques in Science and Technology. Rebecca will talk about her work with these organisations to promote the achievements of women in the history of science.

More details  here

All welcome!

 

A Celebration of Women in the History of Science

HSTM Network Ireland in association with the Dublin Festival of History

celebrates the role of   ‘Women in the History of Science’

Join us on October 2nd at the City Hall, Dublin, for this exciting lunchtime event

Details available here

All welcome

No booking necessary

HSTM Annual Conference 2019 CFP Extension

Note: The CFP has been extended to August 15th

HSTM Annual Conference at Ulster University (Belfast campus), 18-20 October 2019

For its upcoming conference, the HSTM Network invites proposals on any topics in the history of science, technology and medicine. Topics do not necessarily have to relate to Ireland. 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 no more than 20 minutes, with 10 minutes afterwards for questions. Panel submissions should include three papers (each with a 250-word abstract including five key words), a chair if possible, and a 100-word panel abstract. In both cases, please have ‘Abstract 2019 conference’ as your email subject. Confirmation of acceptance should be within a month following the closing date.

Contact: Hstmconference2019@gmail.com

Further details available here: hstm call for papers 2019 (1) 

 

 

Reminder: CFP History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland Annual Conference 2019

Note: The CFP closes on July 10th.

HSTM Annual Conference at Ulster University (Belfast campus), 18-20 October 2019

For its upcoming conference, the HSTM Network invites proposals on any topics in the history of science, technology and medicine. Topics do not necessarily have to relate to Ireland. 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 no more than 20 minutes, with 10 minutes afterwards for questions. Panel submissions should include three papers (each with a 250-word abstract including five key words), a chair if possible, and a 100-word panel abstract. In both cases, please have ‘Abstract 2019 conference’ as your email subject. Confirmation of acceptance should be within a month following the closing date.

Contact: Hstmconference2019@gmail.com

Further details available here: hstm call for papers 2019

 

The Faculty of Public Health Medicine/RAMI Medical History Section Joint Lecture.

Plagues and Imperialism: the Birth of Clinical Trials in Late 19th Century India

by George Davey Smith MD, DSc, FRCP, FRS Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Bristol.

6.30pm Wednesday 5th June 2019 at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

Further details available here: RAMIFlyerDaveySmith_5th June 2019 (1)

Irish History of Mathematics Conference (IHoM5)

Maynooth University will host a two day conference on the History of Mathematics on the 1st and 2nd of August 2019. It is being held jointly under the auspices of Irish History of Mathematics (IHoM) and the British Society for the History of Mathematics.

Day one will feature invited speakers on specific texts and topics from the Russell Library collection. Day two will allow for a mix of longer and shorter talks, similar to previous IHoM conferences.

Conference registration and the call for the submission of proposed titles and abstracts for day two are now open. Titles and abstracts of no more than 200 words should be submitted by the 10th of May, and conference registration closes on the 12th of July. For those interested in booking accommodation, some reduced rates are available and can be booked now.

Full details are available on the conference webpage (click here) 

The Edward Worth Library Lecture Series 2019

The next lecture in the Series will be on 22 May 2019.
‘Visualising the Pauper Patient in Nineteenth-Century Ireland’ By Dr Catherine Cox, Director for the Centre for the History of Medicine (CHOMI) UCD, Dublin.
It will take place at 3.00pm in the Worth Library.
The lecture is a joint initiative of the Edward Worth Library and the Dr Steevens’ Hospital Library. Seating is limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
More information about the Series is available here

CfP: The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) History of Technology Conference Dublin 2019

This one day conference, to be held at the Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin on Saturday 21st September 2019, will explore, by means of presentations in response to this Call for Papers, the many historical engineering and technological innovations, in all disciplines, created on and from the island of Ireland.

Some examples of the wide range of these historical engineering achievements are the gateway of transatlantic cables in the west coast of Ireland in the 19th and early 20th century, Harry Ferguson’s original tractor design, John Boyd Dunlop’s invention of the pneumatic tyre, Ulster’s maritime and heavy engineering heritage, the more recent evolution of Ireland as one of Europe’s leading research centres in ICT hardware, the centenary in 2019 of Marconi’s first east-west radio call from Ballybunion, Co. Kerry and the first transatlantic flight by Alcock and Brown landing near Marconi’s wireless station at Clifden, Co.Galway.

We invite proposals for typically 20 minute paper presentations ( exceptionally 30 minute offers will be considered) or panels of 2 or 3 papers on the history of innovation, engineering and technology as well as the preservation and interpretation thereof. Strong preference will be given to panels that reflect diversity e.g. diversity in affiliations, gender and or professional rank.

Proposals of no more than 200 words, together with the name, institutional affiliation and any special requirements e.g. accessibility should be Emailed to Anne Locker, Manager IET Library and Archives (alocker@theiet.org) no later than 26th April 2019.

Further details are available here