July 2018 Newsletter


HSS Announces New Society Editors
At its recent meetings, the HSS Executive Committee and the HSS Council voted overwhelmingly to accept the Committee on Publications recommendation that the Society appoint Alexandra (Alix) Hui and Matthew (Matt) Lavine as Co-Editors for the Society (July 2019 to June 2024). We invited Alix and Matt to share their vision for Isis and the Society’s various publications.

Three Historians of Science Share the Dan David Prize of One Million Dollars for Their Contributions to Humanity
Prof. Lorraine Daston of the Max Planck Institute, Prof. Simon Schaffer of the University of Cambridge, and Prof. Evelyn Fox Keller of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology received the Dan David Prize for their outstanding contributions in the field of History of Science. The Laureates are sharing in the prize of US $1 million.

See You In Seattle
The preliminary program for the HSS conference in Seattle (1-4 Nov) is now available. Thanks to the work of Ryan Feigenbaum, HSS’s Coordinator, you will notice numerous changes in the online program.

Member News – July 2018

In Memoriam – July 2018
William Clark, Jean Gayon

HSS News – July 2018

News from the Profession – July 2018