CFP: SHAC Post-graduate Workshop: “Experience and Experiment”

June 29, 2018, The Royal Institution, London, UK

Call for papers

SHAC’s annual series of workshops fosters interdisciplinary exchange among graduate students and early career scholars from any field whose work engages with the history of alchemy and chemistry.

We welcome abstracts that deal with this year’s topic within any historical period and geographical region. Projects pertaining to the material aspects of alchemical and chemical books, instruments, manuscripts, structures, substances, and other creative interpretations of this year’s theme are encouraged. Please be prepared to give a short presentation of your work and provide feedback for other’s pre-circulated papers. There will be a keynote presentation from a distinguished professor as well as a guided tour of the chemical texts and objects housed at the Royal Institution.

Please send a 350 word abstract and CV by 31 March, 2018 to SHAC Student Representative, Megan Piorko, at If applicable, indicate your interest in a competitive travel stipend.

Sponsored by the Royal Institution and the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry.

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Posted: February 07, 2018