Funded PhD Studentship Opportunities in Medical Humanities at Newcastle University

November, 2018 American Association for the History of Science Newcastle University hosts a flourishing multidisciplinary medical humanities research network, involving participants from History; English Literature; Fine Arts; Creative Arts; Modern Languages; Archaeology; Classics; Music Studies; Media, Culture and Heritage; Sociology; Health and Society;...

Jean Gayon: historian and philosopher of biology

Gayon was a crucial contribution to the understanding of the development and conceptual structure of the theory of natural selection.

2019 DHST prize for young scholars

Up to three awards for recent Ph.D. historians of science and technology will be awarded to recognize outstanding doctoral dissertations completed and filed between 1 September 2016 and 1 September 2018.

Conferencia Internacional: Red SciELO 20 Años

En 2018 el Programa SciELO celebra 20 años de operación en pleno proceso de alineamiento con los avances de la ciencia abierta.

Submissions open for the 2019 IUHPST Essay Prize

September 2018 The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST) invites submissions for the 2019 IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science. This prize competition, planned to continue on a biennial basis, seeks to encourage fresh methodological thinking on the history and philosophy of science as an integrated...

Ciencia, tecnología, saberes locales e imperio en el mundo Atlántico, siglos XV-XVII

Agosto 2018 Historia Crítica, publicación de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), anuncia que recibirá artículos para el dossier “Ciencia, tecnología, saberes locales e imperio en el mundo Atlántico, siglos XV-XVII”. Editores invitados Mauricio Nieto Olarte (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia) y Antonio...

Digitised maps of the Americas

A fascinating sampling of maps depicting places in the Americas is available online in the British Library website.

Doctor Chernoviz and the popularization of medicine

The popular medicine dictionary, written by Pedro Luiz Napoleão Chernoviz (1812 – 1881), the Polish physician and publisher who consolidated his career  in  Brazil,  was a bestseller. The dictionary was published in six editions between 1842 and 1890, aiming mainly at a non- specialized audience. The paper The scientific authorship of Doctor Chernoviz,...

Historia social del trabajo de mujeres en perspectiva de género. América Latina, siglos XIX y XX

Agosto 2018 Este nuevo número temático de Trashumante. Revista Americana de Historia Social está centrado en el trabajo de las mujeres. Presenta las investigaciones de posgrado de cinco jóvenes historiadores latinoamericanos, quienes desde Argentina, Chile y Brasil se interrogan sobre algunos problemas de los mundos del trabajo en clave femenina...

La maternidad en la historia argentina, 1900-1946

Lea la reseña de Karina Felliti publicada en HCS-Manguinhos (vol.23 no.1 Jan./Mar. 2016).