24th International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine

July 22-28, 2013

Manchester, UK

 

Information from http://www.ichstm2013.com/

 

The International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine takes place every four years. Recent meetings have been held in Mexico City (2001), Beijing (2005) and Budapest (2009). The 2013 International Congress theme is Knowledge at Work.

Disciplines:

-Mathematics

S005. Mathematics and machines: explorations of machine-assisted mathematics since 1800

S010. The introduction of mathematics in Iberoamerica (part II)

S011. Les sciences mathématiques 1750-1850: continuityés et ruptures

S045. Mathematical facets of measurement, measuring units, measured quantities and their uses

S107. Poincaré’s Méthodes nouvelles de la mécanique céleste in historical context: bridging the frontiers of knowledge in mathematics, astronomy and wireless tech

S114. Mathematics and patronage

S115. Mathematical knowledge at work in Ancient China

S116. The history and philosophy of mathematical optimization

S117. The institutionalization of mathematics and the founding of national societies

 

-Astronomy

S092. Astronomy and its applications in ancient and medieval societies

S095. Using modern computing power to analyse and explicate ancient astronomical sources: opportunities and challenges

S107. Poincaré’s Méthodes nouvelles de la mécanique céleste in historical context: bridging the frontiers of knowledge in mathematics, astronomy and wireless tech

S129. Islamic astronomy in its cultural context

 

-Technology and communications

-Systems, data, automation, computation

-Measurement

-Physics and natural philosophy

-Chemistry and alchemy

-Earth, geology, climate, oceans

-Life sciences and natural history

-Medical and human sciences

-Ecology and environment

-Social sciences

-Philosophy and logic

For the complete programme, see:

http://www.ichstm2013.com/programme/guide/#a0

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