Announcements

May Membership Drive

This May we are working to bring more more blue minds together. If you are not currently a member, it is free to join! If you are a member, please share information about our organization with anyone who might be interested. We also have a meet and greet scheduled for April 30th (a great opportunity to test the waters). … Read More May Membership Drive

Oceans & History: International Commission for the History of Oceanography (ICHO) Meet & Greet

April 30, 2021, 2:00 PM (EDT) ASEH will be hosting ICHO members and anyone interested in ocean history to gather to find out about ICHO, meet each other, and learn about each others’ work. The event will begin with a short presentation introducing ICHO, followed by two 15-minute break out groups of 4-5 people (think group speed… Read More Oceans & History: International Commission for the History of Oceanography (ICHO) Meet & Greet

CFP: 2021 Prague International Congress of History of Science and Technology Individual Paper Submission Deadline Extended

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Local Organizing Committee of 26th ICHST, together with the DHST Council have taken a difficult decision to switch to a totally virtual congress. The virtual congress will be held on the originally scheduled date: 25–31 July. As soon as the virtual ICHST 2021 concept is finalised, (for details,… Read More CFP: 2021 Prague International Congress of History of Science and Technology Individual Paper Submission Deadline Extended

Marine Lexicon

Posted by Vera Schwach: “Marine Lexicon is a cooperative project between Portugal and Norway, funding by EEA Grants, aiming at the construction of a thesaurus of European common names of marine mammals (cetacean, seals, sea lions, and sirenian) and symbolic elements (sea monsters, hybrid beings, folklore creatures) represented in the early modern age (15th –… Read More Marine Lexicon

CFP: 2021 Prague International Congress of History of Science and Technology

The International Commission for the History of Oceanography is seeking abstract submissions for two proposed sessions at the 2021 Prague International Congress of History of Science and Technology (for details, see: https://www.ichst2021.org/). Please send proposed abstracts or questions by Friday, May 22nd to Penelope Hardy at phardy [AT] uwlax.edu or Helen Rozwadowski at helen.rozwadowski [AT]… Read More CFP: 2021 Prague International Congress of History of Science and Technology

Save Charles Lyell’s Notebooks

A note from ICHO member Dr. Katharine Anderson: “Lyell’s great theoretical contributions to geology centered on a concept of the relationship of land and seas over time, and he memorably urged a sea-centered viewpoint in the first volume of his Principles of Geology (1830). There he wrote of the “habitual unconsciousness” of our terrestrial species:… Read More Save Charles Lyell’s Notebooks

Challenging the scientific legacy of Johan Hjort. Bergen, Norway 12–14 June 2019

[Click here for a google doc of the CFP] [Click here for a PDF version of the conference announcement below]   Dear Colleagues in history of marine science and fisheries science In the year of Johan Hjort’s 150th birthday (1869–1948), we want to draw your attention to this exciting ICES symposium CHALLENGING THE SCIENTIFIC LEGACY OF… Read More Challenging the scientific legacy of Johan Hjort. Bergen, Norway 12–14 June 2019

Call For Papers: Oceans Past VI

16 – 18 May 2017, Sesimbra, Portugal  The sixth conference in the Oceans Past series will be held by CHAM-FCSH, NOVA/UAc with the support of Sesimbra Municipality (Portugal) under the main theme: “Historical Perspectives on the Elements and Dynamics of the Marine Socio-Ecological System.” The conference is open to all students and researchers interested in… Read More Call For Papers: Oceans Past VI

Challenging the scientific legacy of Johan Hjort: Is it time for a new paradigm shift in marine research?

By Vera Schwach ICHO and the Hjort Centre for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics, Bergen, Norway, is organizing a combined marine science and history of marine science symposium: In 2019 we will celebrate the 150-year anniversary of the birth of Johan Hjort (1869-1948). His research was foundational to the development of modern fisheries science. In particular, Hjort’s… Read More Challenging the scientific legacy of Johan Hjort: Is it time for a new paradigm shift in marine research?


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