CFP: Young Scholars Conference

September 10-12, 2019, Paris, France


The Young Scholars Network of the European Society for the History of Science was founded to better integrate graduate students and early career researches in the activities of the Society and in the field of history of science and give them the opportunity to connect with each other. Our first Young Scholars Conference will be held at the Paris Observatory, September 10th – 12th, 2019.

Keynote Speakers:

Karine Chemla (SPHERE – CNRS & University Paris Diderot)

Rivkah Feldhay (Minerva Humanities Center, Tel Aviv University)

Samuel Gessner (SYRTE – Paris Observatory)

Call for papers

We invite submissions for individual papers and symposia which address the main topic of the conference: Transcultural Knowledge. This topic includes (but is not limited to) the transmission of knowledge from one culture to another and its transformation in the process, new knowledge emerging from the use of known traditions, transnational knowledge, the significance of culture in history of science and history of knowledge, circulation of scientific knowledge by translations and transliterations, merging traditions, influences of cultural background of scientists on their work, reintroduction of ancient methods in science, technology and the arts, and mutual interactions of knowledge and cultures.

Abstracts for individual papers should contain max. 300 words (20 min. + 10 min. discussion). Symposia should be held by three authors (1.5 hours altogether).


Please submit all proposals via the form on the conference website.

Submission deadline: May 15th, 2019 (extended)

Notification of acceptance: May 24th, 2019

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Deadline: May 15, 2019

Posted: May 08, 2019