Conference Announcement: The 24th JSPS “Science in Japan” Forum (Washington, D.C.)

The 24th JSPS “Science in Japan” Forum will be held on Friday June 7th, 2019, from 1:00 – 5:30pm at the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC.  This forum, themed “New Eyes on the Universe,” will explore how 'New Eyes' such as neutrino and gravitational wave detectors are adding completely new kinds of information to our understanding of the universe. The ability of each detector is surely improving, but more remarkable is that the simultaneous observation by different kinds of detectors is opening new aspects of the universe.

New Open Access Book: Being Modern: The Cultural Impact of Science in the Early Twentieth Century

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UCL Press is delighted to announce the publication of a brand new open access book that may be of interest to list subscribers: Being Modern: The Cultural Impact of Science in the Early Twentieth Century. Download it free from http://bit.ly/2y78IV9

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Stuhl, 'Unfreezing the Arctic,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 1 (2019)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 1 (2019)

Title: Unfreezing the Arctic: Science, Colonialism, and the Transformation of Inuit Lands

Author: Andrew Stuhl

Commentators: Tina Adcock, Sverker Sörlin, Stephen Bocking, Andy Bruno

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

CFP: Science Discourses in Media and the Public Sphere of the Cold War; GSA Portland, OR, 3-6 October 2019

This series of panels explore the dynamic relationship between diverging political agendas and state-sponsored scientific research in divided Germany. Between 1945 and 1990, the East and West competed not only ideologically, but also in terms of their scientific feats and media representation of such achievements.

Conference Announcement: The 23rd JSPS “Science in Japan” Forum 2018 (Washington, D.C.)

The 23rd JSPS “Science in Japan” Forum will be held on Friday 15 June 2018 at the National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C.  This forum, titled “Memory and the Museum,” has invited museologists and anthropologists from Japan and the U.S.

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