Call for expressions of interest: "One hundred years of the IUPAP. A workshop"

The year 2022 marks the centenary of the foundation of the International Union for Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). As part of the celebrations of this anniversary, the IUPAP and the Commission for the History of Physics of the International Union for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (IUHSTM) shall sponsor the organization of an academic workshop and the production of an academic volume on the history of the IUPAP, broadly construed.

Thus, we are calling for expressions of interest to take part in this project. Topics may include, but are not limited to: the role of the IUPAP in the development of physics, the connections between science and diplomacy in the work of the IUPAP, the internationalization of physics through the 20th century, the relationship and definitions of pure and applied physics within the activities of the IUPAP, the relation between global and local actions of IUPAP officers and committees, the construction of the network of international organizations in the natural sciences, etc.

Dates and the location of the workshop are yet to be determined, but first full drafts of the accepted contributions should be ready by December 31st, 2021. Travel expenses of the speakers will be fully or partially subsidized.

Please send expressions of interest by the end of 2020 to:

Roberto Lalli and Jaume Navarro.