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 mediaContinue reading “Symposium: Diplomacy and Images in Science”

BSHS #HistSciFest Session Video: ‘Science in 1970: A Transnational History of Fifty Years Ago’

Here’s a video of our experimental session for the BSHS Global Digital History of Science Festival, with speakers and start times for their mini-presentations listed below: Start Time Speaker Topic [00:07:16] Carringtone Kinyanjui (University of Manchester) ‘Science in 1970: A Global Picture‘ [00:14:56] Aya Homei (University of Manchester) ‘“How Should We Deal with Asia’s ExplodingContinue reading “BSHS #HistSciFest Session Video: ‘Science in 1970: A Transnational History of Fifty Years Ago’”

Science in 1970: A Transnational History of Fifty Years Ago

BSHS Global Digital History of Science Festival 7 July, 2020, 10am-12pm (UTC+1) Click here to register to attend this session (to be held on Zoom). How should we remember science in the year 1970? Fifty years ago Earth Day was first celebrated; the WMO Global Program of Atmospheric Research started; the Ancash earthquake happened inContinue reading “Science in 1970: A Transnational History of Fifty Years Ago”

Symposium: When Science Diplomacy Divides

European Society for the History of Science 8th Biennial MeetingLondon, 14-17 September 2018 The concept of science diplomacy has gained traction in recent years, as the foreign offices of various nations have appreciated and begun reassessing the influence and importance of the soft power of science and technology. Scientists themselves are also recognising the diplomatic roles they have playedContinue reading “Symposium: When Science Diplomacy Divides”