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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REMINDER: One week to go for deadline for CFP for Space, place, & landscape in the history of communications, Weston Library, University of Oxford, 16 June 2015

One week to go until the deadline for our CFP.


CFP: Space, place, and landscape in the history of communications, a one-day symposium at the Weston Library, University of Oxford, Tuesday 16 June 2015.


After Ypres - CfP FoHCS-CHMC joint session for HSS San Francisco

Dear Colleagues


The Forum for the History of Chemical Sciences (FoHCS) and the Commission
for the History of Modern Chemistry (CHMC) are setting up a panel After
Ypres:  the integration of science into war for the next HSS meeting in San
Francisco, November 2015. We invite proposals for papers on the topic
outlined below.  


Should you be interested, please contact the organizers as soon as possible,
but no later than March 28, with a title and an abstract of 250 words.


With best regards,