Copernican Astronomy in Shakespeare’s London
Dr. Barbara Bienias talks about the latest research conducted at the Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw under the supervision of Prof. Jarosław Włodarczyk on the early reception of Nicolaus Copernicus’s heliocentric theory in England in Shakespeare’s time. The story revolves around the figure of Edward Gresham […]
Copernicus and Astronomy: Continuity, Reform, and Dissemination Conference at the World Copernican Congress 2023
Copernicus and Astronomy: Continuity, Reform, and Dissemination Conference is part of the Copernican Congress to be held in Poland in 2023 on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Copernicus. The anniversary is organized by academic centres such as the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, the University of Warmia and […]
Cultural Astronomies in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Call for Papers – SCIENTIAE conference in Prague
The 10th SCIENTIAE conference (Disciplines of Knowing in the Early Modern World) will take place in Prague next year (7–10 June 2023). The congress is open to all historical perspectives related to the 1400–1800 period. Please check the website for the CfP and more information: https://scientiaeacademic.com/call-for-papers-prague-2023-4a95f8f19505. Submit your proposal online before January 15th, 2023.
Job announcement: Technical Assistant in a research project
The Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences is looking for a MA or Ph.D. student with good knowledge of English to work as a technical assistant (10 hours per month) for a professor at the Institute, starting in May 2022. The project is titled Minority Cultures on the Periphery […]
Call for a postdoctoral researcher at the History of Education and Anthropology of Culture Research Unit
JOB POSTING ANNOUNCEMENT Name of the entity: Institute for the History of Science, Polish Academy of Sciences Name of the position: Postdoctoral Researcher Requirements — doctoral degree in history or any other discipline relevant to the project; — expertise and experience in archival research and editing source texts; — interest in gender studies or the […]
Mikhail Khorkov the second PASIFIC Fellow at the Institute for the History of Science, PAS!
We are pleased to announce that Prof. Mikhail Khorkov is the second PASIFIC Fellow at the Institute for the History of Science, PAS, where he will implement a project titled Transmission of texts and individualisation of knowledge at the end of the 15th century: Carthusian libraries as transregional hubs for accumulation of ideas and practices […]
The PASIFIC CALL 1 results have been announced! Dr Josefina Rodriguez-Arribas with the fellowship hosted at the Institute for the History of Science, PAS
On 16 November 2021, PASIFIC CALL 1 results were announced. Out of 348 applications, the experts have awarded 35 researchers from 15 countries who will conduct their research at the Polish Academy of Sciences. Their projects cover 17 disciplines from all three panels – Physical Sciences and Engineering (15 Fellowships), Life Sciences (10), and Social […]
The first call for applications in the PASIFIC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is now open!
The Call 1 in the PASIFIC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme was opened on March 15th, 2021. All interested scholars of any nationality can apply for 2-year postdoctoral fellowships at the institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw. L. & A. Birkenmajer Institute for the History […]
Seminary “Sciences and humanities in the service of politics in Enlightenment Europe” – 8th October, 2021
Sciences and humanities in the service of politics in Enlightenment Europe an on-line seminar of the Institute for the History of Science and Institute of Literary Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw marking the bicentenary of the death of Stanisław Kostka Potocki 8th October, 2021 Stanisław Kostka Potocki (1755–1821) belonged to the luminaries of the […]