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  • ISSN: 0007-0874 (Print), 1474-001X (Online)
  • Editor: Dr Amanda Rees
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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BJHS and BJHS Themes Blogs

  • Imperial Entomology: Locusts
  • 08 February 2022, Michael Worboys
  • In the first half of the twentieth century, locust plagues were managed by imperial governments, advised by their scientific institutions.

News – BSHS

  • BSHS annual conference programme and registration
  • 09 May 2022, Alexander Stoeger
  • The British Society for the History of Science Annual Conference will take place from Wednesday 20 July to Saturday 23 July 2022 at the Queen’s University of...
  • BSHS PG Conference 2022
  • 08 April 2022, Alexander Stoeger
  • The annual BSHS Postgraduate Conference is run by and for postgraduate research students but welcomes all researchers in any area of HSTM to attend. Due to...
  • Journal scamming – be alert!
  • 28 March 2022, Alexander Stoeger
  • It appears that an aspiring BJHS author has been subject to a spearfish scam requesting payment for publication. They received an email, claiming to be from...



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