Call for Papers: "The Promise and Pitfalls of Citizen Science," April 5-9, 2021, American Philosophical Society

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 18, 2020
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Humanities, Public History

Inspired by its 2021 exhibition Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist, the American Philosophical Society’s Library & Museum is organizing a symposium that explores citizen science as a phenomenon. The symposium’s theme reflects the work of Benjamin Franklin and others who lacked formal training and whose work sometimes went unacknowledged but whose contributions significantly added to the advancement of knowledge.

Call for Papers—Colonial Histories of Plant-Based Pharmaceuticals; Special Issue of History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2021
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Health and Health Care, Indigenous Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies, Public Health

History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals, the official journal of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy published by the University of Wisconsin Press, is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue: “Colonial Histories of Plant-Based Pharmaceuticals.” Scheduled for the winter 2021 issue of HoPP (vol. 63, no. 2), guest editors for the special issue will be Dr. Geoff Bil and Dr. Jaipreet Virdi, both of the University of Delaware.

CFP Extension for Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science

Type: 
Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Health and Health Care, Public Health, Humanities, Environmental History / Studies

The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science has extended it's call for proposals for our 2021 Virtual Conference. The new deadline is Tuesday, December 8.

Considering the Source of Elizabeth Blackwell’s ‘A Curious Herbal’

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
December 1, 2020
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Join Janet Tyson as she outlines both the origins of and explanatory texts in ‘A Curious Herbal’ (1737 and 1739) by Elizabeth Blackwell in this online Exploring Research Seminar by Wellcome Collection.

Charles Schmitt Prize 2020

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
November 24, 2020 to January 31, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Intellectual History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Law and Legal History, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology

As the result of generous donations from an anonymous donor and our publisher (Routledge), the International Society for Intellectual History is offering, on an annual basis, a prize to honour the contribution of Charles B. Schmitt (1933-1986) to intellectual history.

FEATURED JOB: Long- and short-term fellowship opportunities, Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Business History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Intellectual History

The Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry at the Science History Institute offers fellowships on an annual cycle for scholars whose research would benefit from the use of our collections. About 20 fellowships are given out annually, making the Beckman Center the largest private fellowship program in the historical study of science, technology, and medicine in the United States. Researchers travel from all over the world to use our collections and take part in a vibrant scholarly community.

Roundtable "What Are We Talking About When We Talk About the History of Astronomy in the Americas?"

Type: 
Event
Date: 
November 30, 2020
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
What Are We Talking About When We Talk About the History of Astronomy in the Americas?

Seeking Book Reviewers for History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals

Type: 
Journal
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, American History / Studies, Public Health, Health and Health Care

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is pleased to announce important changes to its journal for 2021 (vol. 63). The journal's title will change to History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals (HoPP) from Pharmacy in History, and AIHP will partner with the University of Wisconsin Press to publish the journal. Read here for more information about these developments.

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