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Call for Papers: History of Science Technology & Medicine Network Ireland Inaugural Conference

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Network Ireland Inaugural Conference

Maynooth University

13-14 November 2015

Supported by the Irish Research Council New Foundations scheme

Organised by: HSTM Network Ireland… 405 more words

History Of Medicine

The University At War, 1914-1925 Britain, France, and the United States.

We are delighted to announce the publication of HSTM Network committee member Dr. Tómas Irish’s book The University At War, 1914-1925 Britain, France, and the United States. 171 more words

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Hacking around

When I’m not following the humming, one of my other lives is as the Producer at MovieParties, where I sell movie scripts for kids’ parties… 377 more words

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Byrne-Bussey Marconi Fellowships

The Bodleian Library Oxford have a number of fellowships which may be of interest to Historians of Science, Technology and Medicine including the Sassoon Visiting Fellowship and the Humfrey Wanley Fellowship for study of any topic using the Bodleian collections, and the David Walker Memorial Fellowship for researchers of Early Modern History. 144 more words

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Environmental Battles on the Missile Range

Just west of Alamogordo, New Mexico, the site of the first atomic test in 1945, there is an enormous stretch of land that is off-limits to civilians, known as White Sands Missile Range. 1,035 more words

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Tweeting Da Vinci: An Interview

Ann C. Pizzorusso’s new book is a creative and gorgeously illustrated meeting of geology, art history, and Renaissance studies. Arguing that understanding Italy’s geological history can significantly inform how we see its art, literature, medicine, architecture, and more, Tweeting Da Vinci takes a deeply interdisciplinary approach to engaging the cultural history of Italy from the Etruscans to Da Vinci and beyond. 23 more words


Graphesis: An Interview

Johanna Drucker’s marvelous new book gives us a language with which to talk about visual epistemology. Graphesis introduces the nature and function of information graphics, awakens readers to the visual interfaces prevalent in our daily work, and considers how paying careful attention to visual interpretation can serve a broader humanistic agenda. 22 more words