XXX Scientific Instrument Symposium

Astronomisch-Physikalisches Kabinett Kassel, Germany

The 30th Symposium of the Scientific Instrument Commission will take place from 19-24 September 2011 in Kassel, Germany and will be hosted by the Astronomisch-Physikalisches Kabinett (APK). The main theme of this year’s symposium is Instruments, Texts, and Images though, as always, papers on other topics relating to scientific instruments will be welcomed, space-permitting. An …

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XXIX Scientific Instrument Symposium

Museo Galileo Florence, Italy

Symposium Announcement The Museo Galileo and the Fondazione Scienza e Tecnica are very pleased to host the XXIX Symposium of the Scientific Instrument Commission of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science (Division History of Science and Technology) in October 2010. The Symposium is open to anyone interested in the history, preservation, documentation …

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XXVIII Scientific Instrument Symposium

Budapest Budapest, Hungary

From 28 July - 2 August 2009, the XXIIIrd International Congress of History of Science and Technology will take place in Budapest, Hungary. The general theme will be IDEAS AND INSTRUMENTS IN SOCIAL CONTEXT. This is a perfect topic for the members of the Scientific Instrument Commission! We hope to have a major presence at …

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XXVII Scientific Instrument Symposium

University of Lisbon Lisbon, Portugal

The 2008 annual meeting of the IUHPS Scientific Instrument Commission will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, on 16-21 September 2008 and will be hosted by the Museum of Science at the University of Lisbon. The Call for Papers, Preliminary Programme, travel and lodging information, and other details are available via the conference web site at …

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XXVI Scientific Instrument Symposium

MIT Museum Cambridge, United States

The 2007 annual meeting of the IUHPS Scientific Instrument Commission will be sponsored jointly by the Harvard Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments and the MIT Museum. Documents SIC 2007 - Cambridge: Abstracts SIC 2007 - Cambridge: General Schedule SIC 2007 - Cambridge: AGM minutes SIC 2007 - Cambridge: First Circular

XXV Scientific Instrument Symposium

Jaiellonian University Museum Krakow, Poland

The 2006 meeting of the Scientific Instrument Commission will be held in Krakow, Poland, at the Jaiellonian University Museum from September 10 thru 14. The central theme of the symposium is “East and West - the common European Heritage.” The registration and payment deadline is May 2, 2006. For paper abstracts, the submission deadline is …

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Conference: Who needs scientific instruments?

Boerhaave Leiden, Netherlands

In October 2005 a three-day conference will be organised in Museum Boerhaave. The conference deals with instruments and their users. The central topic can best be formulated as a question: who needs scientific instruments? Asked today, the question will typically lead to the answer that scientific instruments are used by scientists doing research, so that …

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XXIV Scientific Instrument Symposium

Beijing Beijing, China

The SIC held its annual symposium in Beijing, China, on 24-30 July 2005 as part of the 22nd International Congress for the History of Science. Approxiamately 25 members were in attendance at this week-long congress with the SIC session being a single full day of talks and the plenary meeting. Documents SIC 2005 - Beijing: …

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XXIII Scientific Instrument Symposium

Dresden Dresden, Germany

The Scientific Instrument Commission visited Dresden, Germany for its 23rd symposium. Documents SIC 2004 - Dresden: Program SIC 2004 - Dresden: AGM minutes

XXII Scientific Instrument Symposium

The Mariners' Museum Newport News, VA, United States

The Scientific Instrument Commission held its 22nd symposium in 2003 at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia. Excursions to the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Laboratory, Colonial Williamsburg and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. complemented the event. Documents SIC 2003 - Newport News: Program SIC 2003 - Newport News: AGM minutes

XXI Scientific Instrument Symposium

National Helenic Research Foundation Athens, Greece

The XXI Scientific Instrument Symposium was held September 9-14, 2002, in Athens, Greece. The organizers for the symposium were Eftymios Nicolaidis and Giorgi Vlahakis at the National Helenic Research Foundation, Vassileos Constantinou 48, 11635 Athens, Greece. Documents SIC 2002 - Athens: Programme SIC 2002 - Athens: Abstracts SIC 2002 - Athens: AGM minutes

XX Scientific Instrument Symposium

RSAS Frescati (Stockholm), Sweden

The Symposium will take place at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS) (Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien) in Frescati 5 km north of central Stockholm. Early registration and accommodation applications are highly recommended. There is no specified theme for the Symposium. Besides giving talks from individual papers we encourage participants to suggest themes for sessions as well …

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