Turriano ICOHTEC Prize

The Turriano ICOHTEC Prize is an Early Career Prize for Books on the history of technology, sponsored by the Juanelo Turriano Foundation and consists of 2,500 Euro. The prize-winning book will be presented and discussed at a special session of the next ICOHTEC symposium, in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, from 13-17 July 2020 (http://www.icohtec.org/w-annual-meeting/katowice-2019/). An additional 500 Euro is available to the winner in support of travelling to the conference to receive the prize. ICOHTEC, the International Committee for the History of Technology, is interested in the history of technology, focusing on technological development as well as its relationship to science, society, economy, culture and the environment. The history of technology covers all periods of human history and all populated areas. There is no limitation as to theoretical or methodological approaches.

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Gewina kerstborrel & HHV

Tijdens de laatste Salon Boerhaave van het jaar op 21 december a.s. in Rijksmuseum Boerhaave biedt Gewina u een kerstborrel aan. Na onze ledenvergadering presenteert Rob van Gent een wetenschappelijk kerstverhaal over de Ster van Bethlehem. De middag wordt muzikaal omlijst met een niet te missen gebeurtenis: een Middeleeuws Georgisch epos op oude Oosterse melodieën door de Nederlands/Georgische kunstenaar Nina Targan Mouravi. Na afloop trakteert Gewina u een kerstborrel met glühwein, drankjes en hapjes in de foyer van het museum.

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Woudschoten 8 – Final Programme available

The full and final programme for Gewina Woudschoten Conference 8, Towards a History of Knowledge, 21-22 June 2019, is now online (download below). The conference is fully booked. Dietary preferences can be submitted until 7 June. We look forward to seeing you at Woudschoten!

Please note that the conference fee includes conference participation, coffee, tea, and lunch on both days, and the conference dinner on Friday. Hotel rooms have to be booked separately and directly with Woudschoten conference centre! Use promotional code Gewina2019 to get a reduced rate.