News and Notes
July 11, 2018
New research reveals the presence of a longstanding community of women in physics.
June 28, 2018
How has healthcare united far-flung places across the British Empire?
June 20, 2018
What does the Arctic reveal about the intersection of science and imperialism?
June 13, 2018
Learn about our latest updates in the May 2018 Consortium Newsletter. In this issue, you can find: new fellowship opportunities; profiles of incomming fellows; updates on our working groups; public events programming; news from our fellows; collections spotlight on the Adler Planetarium; information on newly aquired or processed archival collections.
June 7, 2018
In the early twentieth century, Anglo-American collaborations in science and philanthropy brought about new standardized understandings of nutrition.
Apply for 2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship on Kinship at the Wolf Center for the Humanities
May 24, 2018
The Wolf Humanities Center at the University of Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for its 2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities on the general theme of Kinship. Application Deadline: October 15, 2018
May 15, 2018
The Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine (JAS Med) will take place October 5-6, 2018, at Yale University. The meeting is convened annually for the presentation of research by young scholars working on the history of medicine and public health. Proposals are due June 15, 2018.
May 3, 2018
Ford Foundation records, Rights and Social Justice Program, AIDS Initiative provides important information on early attempts to address the AIDS epidemic.
May 2, 2018
In partnership with Tsinghua University in Beijing, the Hagley Museum and Library is exhibiting dozens of nineteenth-century patent models in four Chinese cities.
April 26, 2018
Mass production of cotton textiles depended upon preexisting artisanal expertise, demonstrating the significance of local agency in the history of industrial technology.