News and Notes
June 2, 2010
Domestication has long been a familiar trope for human social evolution among anthropologists and social scientists.
May 6, 2010
Every four years the History of Science Society, the British Society for the History of Science, and the Canadian Society for the History & Philosophy of Science meet jointly in mid-summer for
March 23, 2010
The Center has awarded seven fellowships for dissertation research in area archives and libraries, as well as two fellowships for dissertation writing.
December 4, 2009
Andrew Berns University of Pennsylvania
November 12, 2009
Kara Clevinger Temple University
November 2, 2009
The Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science invites applications
for one- or two-month Dissertation Research Fellowships and nine-month
October 6, 2009
The library at the College of Physicians is a treasure trove of sixteenth and seventeenth-century volumes pertaining to human and animal reproduction, or “generation,” and provided invaluable resou
September 21, 2009
My dissertation in Global History is concerned with traditional technologies of groundwater irrigation associated with arid regions in Iran, the Ancient Near East, and parts of the ancient and medi
September 10, 2009
Christopher Jones University of Pennsylvania My dissertation studies the energy history of the American mid-Atlantic, the nation’s first region to use coal, oil, and electricity intensively.
Energy Landscapes: Coal Canals, Oil Pipelines, and Electricity Transmission Wires in the American mid-Atlantic, 1820-1930
September 8, 2009
My dissertation studies the energy history of the American mid-Atlantic, the nation’s first region to use coal, oil, and electricity intensively.