8 de enero de 2016

Third Biennial Early-Career Conference for Historians of the Physical Sciences 2016

Call for Papers
The Third Biennial Early-Career Conference for Historians of the Physical Sciences
*Deadline extended until January 20th 2016*
 The American Institute of Physics (AIP) Center for the History of Physics is pleased to host a third international conference for graduate students andearly career scholars, to be held April 6-10, 2016 in Annapolis, MD.
 The goal of this conference is to foster communication and collaboration amongst junior scholars and to provide a forum for exploring and reflecting upon current issues in the historiography of the physical sciences. The conference will also provide an opportunity for junior scholars to interact with invited senior scholars. “Early Career” includes graduate students and recent PhDs, independent scholars, post-docs, and those in early-stage academic positions.
We welcome submissions, including works-in-progress, from all time periods and areas of the history of the physical sciences, including geophysics, industrial physics, astronomy, chemistry, space sciences, and more. All historiographical perspectives are welcome, from socio-cultural to highly technical. 

Presentations should be 20 minutes in length. Paper proposals should include the following:
  *   Your name
  *   E-mail address
  *   Institutional affiliation
  *   Presentation title and abstract (250 words max. not including title)
  *   A short biography, indicating where you are in your studies and/or career (250 words max.).

*Supplementary travel funds will be available for all participants*

Paper proposals should be sent as an attachment in a single document (.pdf, .docx, or .doc) to tmuir@aip.org  
. The submission deadline has been extended to January 20th, 2016. Applicants will be notified by January 30th, 2016.

Conference Organizers:          Victoria Flório Andrade
Daniel Liu
Daniel Jon Mitchell
Teasel Muir-Harmony
Benjamin Wilson
The Conference is supported by the Center for History of Physics of the American Institute of Physics.