Conference - Connecting Worlds: Production and circulation ofknowledge in the First Global Age, 2016

Dear Colleague,

This message has the purpose of divulge the "History of Science International Conference Connecting Worlds. Production and circulation of knowledge in the First Global Age (1500-1800)" to be held in Porto from May 18 to 20, 2016.

The Call for papers is already opened.

Further information can be found at the conference website:

The meeting will be co-sponsored by CITCEM–U Porto (Centro Transdisciplinar Cultura, Espaço e Memória) and CIUHCT–UL  (Centro Interuniversitário de História das Ciências e da Tecnologia da Universidade de Lisboa).

The conference should be an occasion for interaction between experts on colonial history, global history and the history of science. We hope for a fruitful dialogue between recent trends in these fields that tend so far to run in parallel. Attached, you will find a more detailed description of the event.

The conference is expected to reunite experts in the field, but it also aims at PhD and post-doc students and intends to provide active guidance to the research they will submit to discussion.

We would be extremely thankful if you could help us with the event's divulgation to your colleagues at your institute. 

Yours sincerely,

Gisele C. Conceição.

Organizing committee.