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Notes and Records – Essay Prize – deadline 31-01-16

Notes and Records: the Royal Society Journal for the History of Science is offering an essay prize. This biennial competition is open to researchers in the history of science, technology and medicine who have completed a postgraduate degree within the … Continue reading

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2 PhDs @ Leiden in Ichthyology

Visitors to this website might be interested to know that there are two PhD (full-time) places on offer at the Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) is looking for a PhD student to work … Continue reading

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Matters of thought: models and knowledge-production in the early-modern world

Visitors to the site might be interested in the following conference taking place at the Royal Society on Monday 16 September. Matters of thought: models and knowledge-production in the early-modern world 9:00 am – 6:00 pm on Monday 16 September … Continue reading

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CFP: The Art of Science in New England

This may be of interest to visitors of this site: The Art of Science in New England, 1700–1920 Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 15 March 2014 Proposals due by 30 September 2013 A one-day symposium sponsored by the Grace Slack McNeil … Continue reading

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The Travels of Dr Martin Lister: a new internet resource

I was asked to write a post about a new website I created: Every Man’s Companion: Or, An Useful Pocket-Book: The Travel Journal of Dr Martin Lister.  http://listerstravels.modhist.ox.ac.uk/ In 1663, Martin Lister left his parents’ house in Burwell, Lincolnshire to … Continue reading

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Matthew Hunter at Curiously Drawn conference

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Matthew Hunter (McGill) has been added to the line-up for the Curiously Drawn conference taking place 21st-22nd June at the Royal Society. His title and abstract are given below. This additional session will … Continue reading

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