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The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 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

  • Writing histories in a time of commemoration: Ireland and Finland
  • 05 December 2017, Richard Mc Mahon and Andrew G. Newby
  • “I maintain that the analogy between Finland and Ireland is almost perfect” -Michael Collins At the end of 2017, with Ireland approaching the half-way mark of what is designated a “Decade of Centenaries,” a country at the opposite edge of northern Europe will celebrate a hundred years of nationhood.…...
  • Reproduction in Blade Runner 2049
  • 01 December 2017, Lavinia Maddaluno
  • Reproduction on Film, the recently published special issue of The British Journal for the History of Science, investigates the theme of biological reproduction...
  • The historical significance of the 1966 Coleman Report
  • 27 November 2017, Nancy Beadie
  • This blog accompanies the Policy Forum on the 1966 Coleman Report published in History of Education Quarterly. For this History of Education Quarterly Policy Forum, we look at the historical significance of the 1966 Coleman Report from several different perspectives.…...

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

  • Literary Agents Seek History of Science Authors
  • 21 June 2017, bshs-intern
  • Antony Harwood Literary Agents are actively seeking authors with an interest in public engagement to develop ideas for books and broadcast media projects dedicated...
  • Celebrating 50 Volumes of the BJHS!
  • 19 June 2017, bshs-intern
  • The British Journal for the History of Science (BJHS) is celebrating 50 volumes just as the BSHS celebrates its 70th anniversary. In celebration of this great...
  • BJHS Themes: Call for Proposals
  • 17 May 2017, bshs-intern
  • DEADLINE EXTENSION: 1 AUGUST 2017 We are calling for proposals for Issue 4 (2019) of BJHS Themes, the annual open-access journal that is a companion to the...