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  • ISSN: 0007-0874 (Print), 1474-001X (Online)
  • Editor: Professor Charlotte Sleigh PO Box 73631, |London, |SW14 9BS
  • Editorial board
Published for The British Society for the History of Science. This leading international journal publishes scholarly papers and review articles on all aspects of the history of science. History of science is interpreted widely to include medicine, technology and social studies of science. BJHS papers make important and lively contributions to scholarship and the journal has been an essential library resource for more than thirty years. It is also used extensively by historians and scholars in related fields. A substantial book review section is a central feature. There are four issues a year, comprising an annual volume of over 600 pages.

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History blog

  • Science in History: From the Cold War to Trump
  • 27 November 2018, James Poskett
  • This episode neatly captures the way in which Cold War politics framed much of the debate about the history of science in the twentieth century. My Retrospect...
  • Male Anxiety and the English Landed Gentry 1700-1900
  • 26 November 2018, Henry French and Mark Rothery
  • Our article explores anxiety as a gendered emotion in a specific part of a social group across a long period of time: the anxieties of younger sons of the English...

Publications – The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS)

  • SMG Journal Writing Prize – call for entries
  • 01 February 2018, Alison Moulds
  • The submission deadline for this year’s Science Museum Group journal writing prize is 1st March 2018. The prize aims to encourage writing and publication by...
  • Science Museum Group Journal: Issue 8
  • 10 January 2018, Alison Moulds
  • Issue 8 of the Science Museum Group Journal is now available to read online here. The Science Museum Group Journal (ISSN: 2054-5770) is an open-access online...