History of Sciences and Technology
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Interdisciplinary workshop in the series Mathematics and Society
Mathematicians and scientists as public figures: Living in Ivory Towers?
4—7 January 2018, Telč, Czechia
Healthcare before Welfare States: 2nd International Workshop
Prague, 8—9 March 2018
4th International conference on history and philosophy of computing
Masaryk University in Brno
from 4 to 7 October 2017
RNDr. Luboš NOVÝ, DrSc.
Born 13. 11. 1929 in Prague – died 6. 1. 2017 in Prague
Luboš Nový defended his dissertation about The Bolzano Logic in 1953 after his studies of mathematics and physics at Charles University in Prague. In 1956 he became head of the Department of Science and Technology of a newly founded Historical Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, and he gained the title Doctor of Historical Sciences in 1977. In the years 1985–1990 he was appointed director of the Central Archives of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. He was also long-time chairman of the Czechoslovak Society for the History of Sciences and Technology, and editor-in-chief of its journal History of Sciences and Technology (Dějiny věd a techniky).
Science Overcomes Borders? International Scientific Conferences, Conventions and Congresses in the 20th and 21st Century
Vila Lanna, Prague, 24th and 25th November 2016
Conference Program... (pdf)
7th Winter Workshop on History of Mathematics Mathematics and computing: How mathematicians contributed to the developments in computing machinery and in computing in general
26–29 January 2017, Tři Studně (Žďár nad Sázavou)
Abstracts of Papers of 7th Conference of the European Society for the History of Science
7th Conference of the European Society for the History of Science, organized by the Society of the History of Science and Technology of the Czech Republic, will be held in Prague, 22th—24th September 2016...
Konferenz Joseph Hardtmuth: Architekt, Erfinder und Unternehmer im Dienste der Liechtensteiner
15.–16. 9. 2016, Schloss Lednice (Eisgrub)
Conference The Clementinum and Jesuit Science
The National Library of the Czech Republic in association with the Astronomical Institute of Charles University, the Institute of the History of Charles University, and the Archives of Charles University organize the conference The Clementinum and Jesuit Science. It will take place at the Clementinum in Prague from Wednesday 9 November to Thursday 10 November 2016. The conference is held on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Emperor Matthias´ issuing the privilege to the Jesuit College of St. Clement /27 August 1616, Universitas Ferdinandea/ and the 300th birthday anniversary of Joseph Stepling /29 June 1716/.
The theme of the conference will be the position of the Clementinum in the world of nascent modern science and its role as a centre of social, university and scientific life in Prague of the 17th and 18th centuries.
11th International Symposium on History of Medicine, Pharmacology and Veterinary Medicine: Theory, Methodology, and Sources for History of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Veterinary Medicine
June 26—27, 2015, Faculty of Philosophy, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Conference Gendering Science: Women and Men Producing Knowledge
June 4—6, 2015, Praha (Karolinum)
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5th Winter Workshop on History of Mathematics Mathematics, mathematicians and war: How does war affect mathematical work and vice versa?
January 8—11, 2015, Tři Studně, Hotel U Loubů
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Cover of Vol. L / 2017
Cover: The bicentenary of the Journal ISIS
Contents — volume L – 2017 / number 2
83 Pluralization of suns in 17th century and its consequences ● Daniel Špelda
106 Hájek’s metoposcopy, its sources, core and reception ● Jakub Hlaváček
122 „Medicinisches Pest-Consilium“ and other medical treatises published with the support of official authorities in Habsburg Monarchy in the 2nd half of the 17th century ● Pavla Jirková
Contents — volume L – 2017 / number 1
AS AN INTRODUCTION TO 2017
3 Lorenz Oken and his encyclopedic journal Isis ● JAN JANKO – TOMÁŠ HERMANN
9 Medical faculties or medical academies? University training in medicine and medical science in the Soviet Block in the 1940s to 1960s ● PETR SVOBODNÝ
28 Illness, therapy and dying in late early modern medicine: Changing concepts between baroque period and the first half of the 19th century ● VÁCLAV GRUBHOFFER
47 The death, the section and the embalming of the Duke Heinrich Julius of Braunschweig, the Secret Counselor of the Emperor Rudolf II ● BOHDANA DIVIŠOVÁ
Journal History of Sciences and Technology
Cover of Vol. XLIX / 2016
Cover: Significant anniversaries of W. v. Siemens’ discoveries and inventions in electrotechnology – 150th and 160th
Cover of Vol. XLVIII / 2015
Cover: 150th anniversary of the presentation of Gregor Johann Mendel’s research
The issue 4/2015 is dedicated to the 7th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science to be held in Prague, 22–24 September, 2016