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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CFP: CHEMISTRY IN EUROPE

Call for Papers: CHEMISTRY IN EUROPE

The Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry invites contributions for a one-day workshop to be held at the Maison Française in Oxford on Saturday 30 September, 2017, on the theme of “Chemistry in Europe”. Abstracts of no more than 300 words for presentations lasting twenty-five minutes should be sent to the organizer, Dr. Simon Werrett, at the following email address:

s.werrett@ucl.ac.uk

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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