Conference: Gardens and Gardening in Early Modern Ireland, 23 November 2018

This one-day conference will be held at the Edward Worth Library in the Boardroom of Dr Steevens’ Hospital, Dublin 8.

Date:  Friday 23 November 2018.

See below for further details:

Gardens in Early Modern Ireland programme

IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science

The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
(IUHPST) invites submissions for the 2019 IUHPST Essay Prize in History and
Philosophy of Science. This prize competition, planned to continue on a
biennial basis, seeks to encourage fresh methodological thinking on the history
and philosophy of science as an integrated discipline.
Entries in the form of an essay of 5,000–10,000 words in English are invited,
addressing this year’s prize question: “What is the value of history of
science for philosophy of science?” This question is intended as a
counterpart to the question for the inaugural run of the prize in 2017, which
asked about the value of philosophy of science for history of science. 
Entries for the prize competition should be submitted in pdf format by e-mail
to the Chair of the Joint Commission, Prof. Hasok Chang, Department of History
and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge (hc372@cam.ac.uk). Any
queries should also be directed to him. The deadline for submission is 15
December 2018.
More details are available here

Worth Library Seminar Series 2018

 ‘Science and Satire in Early Modern England’  by Professor Mordechai Feingold (Caltech)

This lecture will take place in the Edward Worth Library on Tuesday 3rd July at 3.00pm.

All are welcome but as space is limited, seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

More information is available here

Volunteers needed for HSTM event!

HSTM Network Ireland is looking for volunteers to help run a HSTM event at the Dublin Festival of History 2018

It is envisaged that the event would be a type of roadshow where individuals would bring along household HSTM objects. These would then be photographed, placed on the web, information about them crowdsourced, and then a blog post on each produced.
For this project we will need a venue, a team, and a photography setup. If there is anyone interested in being part of an organising team for such an event, could you please contact Adrian.Kirwan@mu.ie or hstmnetworkireland@gmail.com, thanks.

Reminder: CFP HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference 2018

Call closing date: 21 June 2018
History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland.
Annual conference 2018
26-27 October 2018
Keynote: Professor Nick Hopwood (University of Cambridge) on a visual history of embryos, tentatively titled ‘Why you expect embryos when you’re expecting.’
Hosted at: The School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast.

Call for Papers/Panels:
For its upcoming conference, the HSTM Network invites proposals on all topics in the history of science, technology and medicine, no Irish connection required. 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 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 ‘Submission 2018 conference’ as your email subject to help speed things along for us. We aim to confirm acceptance of papers within a month of the call for papers closing date.
Address for paper submissions/queries: hstmnetworkireland@gmail.com

Registration fees: £20 for unwaged/students – £40 for waged.

 

CFP: HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference 2018

Hosted by: The School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast.

Date: 26-27 October 2018

Keynote: Professor Nick Hopwood (University of Cambridge) on a visual history of embryos, tentatively titled ‘Why you expect embryos when you’re expecting.’

Call for Papers/Panels:

For its upcoming conference, the HSTM Network invites proposals on all topics in the history of science, technology and medicine, no Irish connection required. 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 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 ‘Submission 2018 conference’ as your email subject to help speed things along for us. We aim to confirm acceptance of papers within a month of the call for papers closing date.

Call closing date: 21 June 2018

Address for paper submissions/queries: hstmnetworkireland@gmail.com

Website for registration: https://knock.qub.ac.uk/ecommerce/hstm/index.php

Registration fees: £20 for unwaged/students – £40 for waged.

 

 

Funded PhD Studentships at DCU

The School of History and Geography at Dublin City University is offering funded PhD studentships.  We are open to candidates interested in the history of science, technology or medicine or environmental history.  The full advertisement is found here