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18th annual Society for History and Philosophy of Science Conference

June 10 2018 | Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.

Deadline: March 28 2018

Updated: January 22 2018

The aim of the conference Is to bring together under one roof researchers from the great variety of disciplines that have turned their attention to the study of science, medicine, and technology: history, philosophy, sociology, anthropology. psychology, political science, economics, geography, literature, education, medicine, natural and life sciences, and more.

We invite proposals for individual lectures (20 minutes in length) and for full sessions (90 minutes in length, comprising three or four lectures). Every proposal for a reflective investigation of any aspect of science, medicine, or technology, past or present, will be considered. We are especially interested in receiving proposals concerning science, medicine, and technology in Israel.

Submission guidelines: For individual lectures, please submit a 250-400 word abstract describing briefly the subject of your research, your methods, and your principal findings. For session proposals, please submit (1) a 250-400 description of the panel, (2) the names, Institutional affiliations, and contact information for each of the proposed presenters, and (3) a 250-400 word abstract for each lecture in the session, as described above.

Proposals should be submitted as a Word or Open Office document and sent as an email attachment to Preference will be given to sessions that include researchers from at least two different academic Institutions.

Submission deadline: February 28, 2018.

For additional information or assistance regarding topics for individual lectures or sessions, please write to

Conference committee (In alphabetical order): Anat Ben David, Hagai Boas, Nadav Davidovltch, Noah Efron, Shaul Katzir, Nurit Kirsh, Agate Krauss, David Rier, Orly Shenker.