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Call for Papers (Second Call) 6th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science - Lisbon, 4-6 September 2014

Call for Papers ( Second Call ) 6th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science Lisbon, 4-6 September 2014 Communicating Science, Technology and Medicine The 6th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science will be held in Lisbon, 4-6 September 2014 and is organized by the Interuniversity Centre for the History of Science and Technology(CIUHCT),a research centre associated with the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon and the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the New University of Lisbon. The theme of the conference is "Communicating Science, Technology and Medicine”. Communicating science, technology and medicine has always been central to the scientific and technological enterprise, but across ages and spaces agents, audiences, means, aims and agendas behind this complex process have varied considerably. The interpretations put forward by historians of science

Durham: Emergence and Science Fellowships

Call for Research Proposals Durham Emergence Project: Call for Proposals Fellowship Announcement The Durham Emergence Project is pleased to announce its fellowship programme, supported by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation. Proposals are invited from either research teams or single researchers for scientific and philosophical research into the conceptual foundations and empirical possibility of strong emergence. Interdisciplinary proposals involving researchers from both philosophy and the sciences are particularly encouraged, as are proposals from early-career researchers. Background The Durham Emergence Project is an interdisciplinary research initiative involving collaboration between philosophers and physicists. Emergence, or dependent novelty, is of increasing interest to scientists and philosophers as a way of characterising relationships between complex entities and their parts, relationships between the sciences, and the place of the mi

CFP: SIC_sümpoosiumi_kutse

We are delighted to announce that next  symposium of Scientific Instruments Commission  will be held at the University of Tartu History Museum, Estonia, 25-29 August 2014. The Scientific Instrument Commission is a constituent organization of the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS). It seeks to encourage scholarly research on the history of scientific instruments, and the preservation and documentation of collections of instruments, as well as their use within the wider discipline of the history of science. This is a wonderful opportunity to explore the many activities undertaken recently for the protection of the scientific heritage of the University and the surrounding region. The historical observatory with its famed Fraunhofer refractor was refurbished and re-opened, and work is now being done on the instrument collections and anatomical theater. Rather helpfully, all of the University collections are situated in a compact area reachable by