The January 2018 HPS&ST Note

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Contents in this month’s note includes the following:

  • Introduction
  • Memorial Service: Robert Sonné Cohen, April 14, Boston University
  • European Society for the History of Science Biennial Conference and British Society for the History of Science Annual Meeting, University College, London, 14-17 September 2018
  • 3rd International Conference on the History of Physics under the auspices of the European Physical Society and 4th Early-Career Conference for Historians in the Physical Sciences of the American Institute of Physics, 17-21 October 2018, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
  • 4th Latin American Conference of the International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group (IHPST-LA), September 3 to 5, 2018, Federal University of ABC, UFABC, Santo André, Brazil
  • HPS & ST Conference at Zhejiang Normal University China
  • Opinion Page: Michael Ruse: Does Life Have Meaning? Or is it Self-Deception at Best and Terrifyingly Absurd at Worst?
  • Recent HPS&ST Research Articles
  • Recent HPS&ST Related Books
  • Appointment of Assistant Editor
  • Coming HPS&ST Related Conferences

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