Call For Papers: Workshop on The Gravitational Constant, from the Local to the Universal, St Andrews, UK, 20-21 April 2023

The workshop is part of The Gravitational Constant, from the Local to the Universal, an interdisciplinary collaborative project between St Andrews and the Lichtenberg Group for History and Philosophy of Physics, University of Bonn (https://www.gravconstant.net/ ). The project brings perspectives from transnational history, philosophy, mathematics and physics to bear on the question of how the constant, G, was transformed from a controversial … More Call For Papers: Workshop on The Gravitational Constant, from the Local to the Universal, St Andrews, UK, 20-21 April 2023

AHRC ECR Fellowships at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

We’re contacting you about a new initiative at Kew to fund ECR fellowships, funded by AHRC. We’re participating in an AHRC call for ECR postdoctoral fellowships in cultural and heritage institutions. Further details about the scheme here: https://www.ukri.org/opportunity/early-career-fellowships-in-cultural-and-heritage-institutions/ .  We are now looking for potential candidates and project ideas in the arts and humanities and welcome enquiries … More AHRC ECR Fellowships at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

CHSTM, University of Manchester: Lunchtime Seminar: Enduring Patterns: The History of Psychiatry in Uganda, 29th November, 1pm

‘Enduring Patterns: The History of Psychiatry in Uganda’, Alma Ionescu (Institute of Global Health, UCL) TBC Registration: This Seminar will be held virtually on Zoom. Please email alice.naisbitt@manchester.ac.uk – for the Zoom link Details of seminar programme can be found here.

Stories of Compassionate Care from Overseas (online event), Nursing Support Workers Day at the Royal College of Nursing, Wednesday 23 November 2022, 6 – 7.15pm

Book your free ticket at: https://www.rcn.org.uk/news-and-events/events/lib-stories-of-compassionate-care-from-overseas-231122 Migration has been vital to UK healthcare since at least the birth of the NHS. About fifteen percent of NHS staff today are not British nationals, and this figure rises for doctors, registered nurses and support workers. Even more have family histories embedded in stories of migration – their parents, … More Stories of Compassionate Care from Overseas (online event), Nursing Support Workers Day at the Royal College of Nursing, Wednesday 23 November 2022, 6 – 7.15pm

SHAC Special Award Scheme – ICHC Vilnius 2023

Applicants are invited to apply for grants under a Special Award Scheme from the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (SHAC) to support attendance of early-career scholars and independent scholars at the 13th International Conference on the History of Chemistry (ICHC) in Vilnius, Lithuania on 23 May to 27 May 2023. Awards of … More SHAC Special Award Scheme – ICHC Vilnius 2023

Call for Participants for a 1.5-day free online workshop on “Ethics, Accountability, and Responsibility for Researchers Working with Health Narratives”, 15 December 2022

This workshop is kindly supported by a Glasgow Medical Humanities Foundation Award and will feature a keynote by Dr Stella Bolaki (University of Kent) on 15 December 2022 (5pm) that will be open to anyone who’s interested (link will be advertised soon). You can find the full CfP below and here: https://ilcs.sas.ac.uk/events/cfp-ethics-accountability-and-responsibility-researchers-working-health-narratives  Ethics, Accountability, and Responsibility … More Call for Participants for a 1.5-day free online workshop on “Ethics, Accountability, and Responsibility for Researchers Working with Health Narratives”, 15 December 2022

Online Seminar, Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry: A Not-So-Lazy Henry: Heinrich Khunrath in his Laboratory, 17 November 2022, 5pm

The next on-line seminar of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry will be given by Professor Peter Forshaw (University of Amsterdam) who will present   A Not-So-Lazy Henry: Heinrich Khunrath in his Laboratory  Peter Forshaw In 1595 Heinrich Khunrath of Leipzig (1560-1605), ‘Doctor of Both Medicines and Faithful Lover of Theosophy’, published the … More Online Seminar, Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry: A Not-So-Lazy Henry: Heinrich Khunrath in his Laboratory, 17 November 2022, 5pm

Call For Proposals: International Seminar on Material Culture in the History of Physics

We invite proposals for the next International Seminar “Material Culture in the History of Physics“. The Workshop consists of a self-organized theoretical section and an attendance part, which will take place from February 26th to March 3rd 2023 at the Deutsches Museum in Munich. Accommodation will be funded as well as travel expenses up to 80€ for … More Call For Proposals: International Seminar on Material Culture in the History of Physics

Visiting Fellowship in History of Science, Technology & Communication, at the Bodleian Library, D/L 2 Dec 2023

The Bodleian Libraries are glad to renew the call for applications to Visiting Fellowships to be taken up during academic year 2023-24, including the Byrne-Bussey Marconi Fellowship in the History of Science, Technology & Communication. Please see the details of how to apply here: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/csb/fellowships/bodleian-visiting-fellowships A recent Byrne-Bussey Marconi Fellow, A.R.E. Taylor, is featured in this short … More Visiting Fellowship in History of Science, Technology & Communication, at the Bodleian Library, D/L 2 Dec 2023