• ‘International Symposium on the History of Science Diplomacy in 20th Century China’ Programme

    ‘International Symposium on the History of Science Diplomacy in 20th Century China’ Programme

    Co-Sponsored by STAND and Peking University Department of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine 19 and 20 March 2022PKU Zhongguanyuan Global Village and Online Day 1 (Saturday, 19 March) 8:00-8:30 Opening Ceremony Moderator: ZHANG Li / 张藜 (Professor, Peking University) Welcome Address  Dr. Simone Turchetti (President, DHST Commission on Science, Technology and Diplomacy) Professor HAN Qide / […]

  • Pete Millwood Awarded Inaugural STAND Early Career Prize

    The Commission on Science, Technology and Diplomacy is pleased to announce that Dr Pete Millwood has been awarded its inaugural Early Career Prize for his paper ‘A Source of Vernacular Knowledge or a Final Frontier for Globalized Science? American and Chinese Discourses on Science in the People’s Republic of China, 1971–1978’. He will be presenting his […]

  • Statement on Ukraine

    As a Historical Commission promoting peaceful understanding through scientific collaboration, research, and scholarly exchange, we stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people in Russia’s war against Ukraine. Together with scholarly communities around the world, we express the greatest concern for Ukraine and protest the aggression by the Russian Government. We also note the open letter […]

  • STAND Secretary Dr Matthew Adamson Gives 4S Backchannels Interview

    Dr Matthew Adamson (McDaniel College, Budapest) has given an interview for the Society for Social Studies of Science’s Backchannels blog. In it, Dr Adamson discusses many of the STAND commission’s activities relating to the history of science diplomacy, especially those related to science diplomacy in the global South.

  • Call for Papers: The Politics of Science Diplomacy Symposium

    2022 European Society for the History of Science Conference, Brussels, 7-9 September The STAND Commission calls for paper proposals on science diplomacy issues aligned to the main 2022 ESHS conference theme on science policy and the politics of science.  Core literature on science diplomacy contends that utilizing science in the diplomacy arena enables rising above […]

  • De-Centring Science Diplomacy: Cases from Asia Mini-Workshops

    Mini-Workshop 1 (22 January 2021) Presenters: Jaehwan Hyun, ‘“A National Park in the Demilitarized Zone”: Victory over Communism Diplomacy and Nature Conservation in Cold War South Korea, 1961-1973’ Yue Liang, ‘Technology Diplomacy in Early Communist China: Visiting the Jingjiang Flood Diversion Project in 1952’ Shawn Liu, ‘Diplomacy and Meteorology: China, Japan, and the Dispute over […]

  • Special Issue: Global Perspectives on Science Diplomacy

    DHST Historical Commission on Science, Technology and Diplomacy-sponsored special issue of Centaurus The Commission is excited to announce the publication of our third special issue, ’Global Perspectives on Science Diplomacy’, which has been edited by Matthew Adamson and Roberto Lalli. Introduction: ‘Global Perspectives on Science Diplomacy: Exploring the Diplomacy-Knowledge Nexus in Contemporary Histories of Science’ (Open […]

  • Special Issue: Diplomats in Science Diplomacy

    DHST Historical Commission on Science, Technology and Diplomacy-sponsored special issue of Ber. Wissenschaftsgesch (History of Science and Humanities) The Commission is excited to announce the publication of our second special issue, ‘Diplomats in Science Diplomacy: Promoting Scientific and Technological Collaboration in International Relations’, which has been edited by Lif Lund Jacobsen and Doubravka Olšáková. Editorial: […]

  • HSNS Special Issue: Science Diplomacy

    Issue Sponsored by DHST Historical Commission on Science, Technology and Diplomacy We are happy to announce the publication of the first of our special issues, Science Diplomacy, edited by Giulia Rispoli & Simone Turchetti. Published in Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, the volume explores this concept from a historical perspective, questioning the hagiographic and simplistic accounts that have […]

  • Symposium: Diplomacy and Images in Science

    9th European Society for the History of Science Conference: ‘Visual, Material, and Sensory Cultures of Science’ 2nd September 2020 Panel 1: Scientific Images and International Rivalry Gordon Barrett, ‘Competing Images of Chinese Science: Photography in the Communist-Nationalist Battle for International Legitimacy during the Second World War’ Lif Lund Jacobsen, ‘Seismograph Diplomacy’ Daniele Cozzoli, ‘American media […]