- New issue of the Board Game Studies journal online
02 November 2018
BGS is a single peer-reviewed journal for historical and systematic research on board games. Its object is to provide a forum for board games research from all academic disciplines in order to further our understanding of the development and distribution of board games within an interdisciplinary academic context. Its managing editor is Jorge Nuno Silva.
- New issue of HoST — Journal of History of Science and Technology online
29 October 2018
A HoST — Journal of History of Science and Technology é uma revista de acesso aberto com arbitragem científica, disponível em linha, publicada em inglês pela De Gruyter, em resultado de uma parceria de quatro unidades de investigação portuguesas (CIUHCT, CIDEHUS, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, e Instituto de História Contemporânea). Clique na entrada para ler a tabela de conteúdos do volume 12/1.
- CIUHCT co-organises the 3rd Luso-Brasilian Meeting on the History of Tropical Medicine
26 October 2018
Isabel Amaral organises, together with Jaime Benchimol (Casa de Oswaldo Cruz) and Maria Deane (Fiocruz), the 3rd Luso-Brasilian Meeting on the History of Tropical Medicine, which will take place in Manaus, Brasil.
- AQUA research project opens position for PhD fellow
23 October 2018
Applications may be submitted from October 24 to November 14. Candidates are required to have scientific and/or professional experience in working with documentation of the 15th to the 18th centuries, knowledge on Early Modern History, and a PhD degree granted in the past year, at the latest.
- Professor Sílvio Correa (UFSC), CIUHCT Visiting Scholar
08 October 2018
The researcher will be in Portugal until July 2019, working on the project "Corpos enfermos e anômalos na África colonial - Uma invenção da alteridade Africana” [Sick and anomalous bodies in colonial Africa - an invention of African alterity]
- Thomas Horst and Luís Tirapicos, special editors of the Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science
29 September 2018
Horst will be dedicated to the history of cosmography (maps, atlas, globes, instruments and texts), while Tirapicos will be responsible for publications in portuguese language and archaeoastronomy. Their mandates will run until 2020.
- CIUHCT applications with high approval rate in Scientific Employment Stimulus 2018
25 September 2018
Six new individual research contracts will open, from a total of 12 applications.
- CIUHCT's international recognition reinforced
18 September 2018
CIUHCT researcher and current vice-coordinator Ana Simões, has started her mandate as President of the European Society of History of Science (ESHS) on September 16, after the General Assembly of the Society's 8th Meeting, a position she will hold until the next meeting, in 2020. Her Presidential Address will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Society's journal, Centaurus.
- New BJHS Themes issue, co-edited by Isabel Zilhão
17 September 2018
The third volume of the BJHS Themes, a sister journal to the British Journal for the History of Science, has as its theme "Worlds of Science for Children and Young People, 1830-1991", and is co-edited by the CIUHCT researcher and Kristian H. Nielsen.
- Ana Viseu elected to 4S's Council
20 July 2018