5 de diciembre de 2017

CfP: Dossier "History, Science and Nature"

The journal Fronteiras: Journal of Social, Technological and Environmental Science (ISSN 2238-8869) would like to invite you to submit a paper proposal for the special Dossier “History, Science and Nature”:
The relation between History, Science and Nature is extremely dynamic and interdisciplinary, allowing a deeper knowledge on the uses of the planet and Nature (Earth / Oceans / Seas). Through the analysis of the last we intend to develop a transnational and comparative perspective of the History of Sciences and Technologies. We also intend to understand Nature as a way of modernization of the economic, social, scientific and cultural activities of the different States and Nations. Nature also seen as an agent of new practices and sociabilities, representative of new philosophical and social ideals, in which the production, circulation and appropriation of knowledge and techniques is a reality, creating important networks that unite the Mediterranean world with the Ibero-American world and Africa. This call gives preference to the following scientific areas:
  • Transnational History;
  • History of Science and Technology;
  • Internationalization of Science and Scientific Internationalism;
  • Museums and Scientific Collections;
  • Spaces and Actors of Science;
  • Scientific and Cultural Diplomacy;
  • History of Colonialism;
  • History of Natural Sciences;
  • History of Health Sciences;
  • History of the Environment;
  • History of Meteorology;
  • Seas and Oceans.

- Ângela Salgueiro (NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal)
- José Pedro Sousa Dias (Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência / University of Lisbon, Portugal)
- Maria de Fátima Nunes (University of Évora, Portugal)
- Sara Albuquerque (University of Évora, Portugal)

Deadline for submission: 30 January 2018
Contact Info: For any inquiries, please contact Ângela Salgueiro, via the email below: