BSHS Global Digital History of Science Festival

Introducing the BSHS Global Digital History of Science Festival

Monday 6th – Friday 10th July 2020

This Global Digital History of Science Festival is a five-day online celebration run by the British Society for the History of Science featuring talks, discussions, workshops, performances, discussions, and more – free to everyone!

Go to our welcome page to find out more about how the Festival is organised and how to use this website as your guide.

Time (UTC+1) Thursday 9th July 2020
09:00 – 10:00 Coffee House
10:00 – 11:00 A welcome guest? Egyptology in History of Science – an interdisciplinary study: networks, narratives, and resources Electrifying Women (I)
12:00 – 13:00                Electrifying Women (II) George Airy and nineteenth-century science
13:00 – 14:00 Electrifying Women (III)
15:00 – 16:00 Lightning Talks D
16:00 – 17:00 Understanding social identities, cultural and political imaginaries in the history of electricity Elusive Images: Making Visible Things in the History of Science
18:00 – 19:00 Keynote – Jaipreet Virdi: Synchromist Sensibilities: Intersecting Histories of Disability, Art, and Technology
20:00 – 21:00 ‘The Unbelievable Truth’ followed by Public House
Time (UTC+1) Friday 10th July 2020
09:00 – 10:00 Coffee House
10:00 – 11:00 Darwin Correspondence Project: A Digital History
12:00 – 13:00 A Grand Tour of the Medieval Cosmos Performance Lecture: Powers of 10 (1968)
13:00 – 14:00 Future Directions in the History and Sociology of Science
15:00 – 16:00 Conversation with a Predecessor, Frank Sherwood Taylor: A Textfilm by Tim Boon
16:00 – 17:00 New Perspectives on Women in the Life Sciences and Medicine Pharmavisions: Catching Glimpses of Biomedical Futures in 1970s Film and TV
18:00 – 19:00 BSHS Pickstone book prize discussion panel
20:00 – 21:00 Quiz & Public House

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