ESHHS (European Society for the History of Human Sciences) &

 CHEIRON (International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences)

 Barcelona, Spain, 27th of June to 1st of July, 2016

The Centre for History of Science (CEHIC) invites submissions to the  joint conference of ESHHS and CHEIRON to be held from the 27th of June to 1st of July, 2016 at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

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Sessions, papers, workshop, round-tables and posters may deal with any aspect of the history of the human, behavioral or social sciences. This year’s conference will devote particular interest to topics such as:

  • historiography of human sciences
  • history and philosophy of science
  • popularization of science and the role of experts in modern society
  • the circulation of science and technology in the European periphery

Submissions must be received by 15th of January, and must be sent electronically as attachment in MSWord (.doc / .docx) to the programme committee:

Please submit only original papers and indicate the submission type (session, paper, poster, workshop or round-table proposal). Any submission must include the name and the institutional address of the author.

Papers: send a 500-600 word abstract in English plus short bibliography. In case your communication will be in another language please inform the committee in order to assist in planning linguistic support, if necessary.

Posters: send a 300 word abstract.

Session, workhop or round-table: send a 500-600 word rationale of the event (plus short bibliography) as well as a short abstract for each paper or intervention.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 29 of February, 2016. A limited number of travel stipends will be available to students or scholars who present papers or posters. Please indicate along with your submission if you wish to be considered for this arrangement. For updates on the conference, please check any of the following websites, or The local organizing committee welcomes you to Barcelona!

Organization: Annette Mülberger, Mònica Balltondre, Mariagrazia Proietto, Thomas Sturm, Jorge Molero, Carlos Tabernero, Oscar Montero Pich, Sergi Mora, Lara Scalia, Sónia Recuerda, Vanessa Márquez, Patricia Torres, Aina Elias y Arthur Arruda Leal Ferreira.