About the Institute

04.05.2020 | 11.08.2022

The Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences was created in 1954. Academic specialisations, reflecting the Polish idea of the history of science, comprise: History of science History of social sciences History of natural and exact sciences History of technical sciences History of education Research is conducted in seven research […]

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Cultural Astronomies in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

19.01.2023 | 19.01.2023

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Call for Papers – SCIENTIAE conference in Prague

14.12.2022 | 14.12.2022

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.

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Copernicus and Astronomy: Continuity, Reform, and Dissemination Conference at the World Copernican Congress 2023

18.11.2022 | 19.11.2022

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OF THE CONFERENCE – PDF  

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Job announcement: Technical Assistant in a research project

19.04.2022 | 26.04.2022

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 […]

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Call for a postdoctoral researcher at the History of Education and Anthropology of Culture Research Unit

01.04.2022 | 01.04.2022

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 […]

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Mikhail Khorkov the second PASIFIC Fellow at the Institute for the History of Science, PAS!

26.11.2021 | 17.04.2022

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 […]

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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

19.11.2021 | 17.04.2022

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 […]

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The first call for applications in the PASIFIC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is now open!

16.03.2021 | 17.04.2022

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 […]

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Seminary “Sciences and humanities in the service of politics in Enlightenment Europe” – 8th October, 2021

21.02.2021 | 17.04.2022

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 […]

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