H-PhysicalSciences provides a communication channel and resource nexus for historians of the physical sciences. Its topical scope covers the physical sciences broadly understood, including but not limited to: physics; chemistry; earth, space, and atmospheric science; astronomy; and materials science. By linking these fields, H-PhysicalSciences encourages active dialogue between scholars studying a diverse range of topics with the goal of galvanizing the community in a way that promotes integration with the larger discipline of history of science.

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Humanities for STEM: Using Archives to Bridge the Two Culture Divide (proposals due Sept. 15, 2017 for symposium in New York City, April 2018)

Call for Papers

Humanities for STEM: Using Archives to Bridge the Two Culture Divide

Humanities for STEM Research Collaborative Symposium | New York University | April 6-7, 2018

Author: 
Sara N. Hottinger
Reviewer: 
Andrew Fiss

Fiss on Hottinger, 'Inventing the Mathematician: Gender, Race, and Our Cultural Understanding of Mathematics'


Sara N. Hottinger. Inventing the Mathematician: Gender, Race, and Our Cultural Understanding of Mathematics. Albany: SUNY, 2016. 205 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6009-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Fiss (Michigan Technological University)
Published on H-PhysicalSciences (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Daniel Liu

conference reminder: claiming authority producing standards, 3-4-June 2016

Upcoming conference: "Claiming Authority, Producing Standards: The IAEA and the History of Radiation Protection" 3-4 June 2016, University of Vienna


Venue: University of Vienna, Institute for Philosophy
Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Staircase. II/2.Floor

website:
http://rentetzi.weebly.com/program.html

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