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New HSTM Digital Engagement Prize

Ayrton Prize The British Society for the History of Science is delighted to announce the launch of a new prize for outstanding web projects and digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine (HSTM). The prize name was chosen by members of the BSHS from a shortlist to recognize the major contributions of Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) to numerous scientific fields in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. We welcome applications for the inaugural Ayrton Prize, to be awarded to the best history of science web project of the past 2 years. The Outreach and Education Committee will produce a shortlist which will then be open for vote to members of the BSHS. The winning project will form the centrepiece of a special issue of the BSHS magazine, Viewpoint , dedicated to HSTM and the digital, which will appear in February 2016. We will also feature all the shortlisted entries on the BSHS website. For more details, including judging criteria and an

Nostalgia: Historicising the Longing for the Past

German Historical Institute London | 1-3 October 2015 | London Programme Thursday, 1 October 2015 13:00 Registration 13:15 Welcome and Introduction ANDREAS GESTRICH (London), TOBIAS BECKER (London) 13:45 Keynote I Chair: ANDREAS GESTRICH CONSTANTINE SEDIKIDES (Southampton), ### 15:00 Panel I: Theorising Nostalgia Chair: FERNANDO ESPOSITO (Tübingen) ACHIM SAUPE (Berlin), “Good old things”: Nostalgia and the discourse of historical authenticity ISHAY LANDA (Ra’anana), The Nostalgia for Pain: Examining a Modern Trope ROGÉRIO MIGUEL PUGA (Lisbon), The Myth of Saudade in Portuguesespeaking Countries: Art, Lusophone Self-Stereotypes, and (Psychological) ‘National Traits’ 17:00 Coffee Break 17:30 Keynote 2 Chair: MICHAEL SCHAICH (London) ACHIM LANDWEHR (Düsseldorf), Nostalgia and the Turbulence of Times 19:30-21:30 Dinner (optional) Tas Restaurant (22 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QJ) Friday, 2 October 9:30 Panel 2: Politi