CFP: Women in Science

Transversal: International Journal for the Historiography of Science

http://www.historiographyofscience.org/index.php/transversal

 

Call for Papers

 

Women in Sciences:

Historiography of Science and History of Science – Special Issue on the Work of Women in Sciences and Philosophy

• Special Issue Guest Editors:

Dr. Andrea Reichenberger, Paderborn University – Center for the History of Women Philosophers & Scientists, Paderborn, Germany

E-mail: andrea.reichenberger@uni-paderborn.de

 

Prof. Moema Vergara, Museum of Astronomy – Mast, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

E-mail: moema@mast.br

 

Research into the history of women philosophers and scientists has long been neglected. Especially, the historiography of the 19th and 20th century has tended to exclude, marginalize and trivialize women’s contribution to scientific issues, problems and developments.

There is currently a movement toward correcting this historical bias. The past twenty-five years have seen an explosion of a re-reading and re-forming of the historiography of science, by integrating women into it.

Our aim is to approach this task by rethinking the questions through which the history of science has been structured up to the present day, bringing into the dialogue multiple perspectives and different disciplines. We strive to do so by a reassessment as based on women’s writings. The close-up of such findings demands archival research, evaluation of correspondences and reviews of citation cultures within past and contemporary science as well as an overall analysis of the historiography produced about the women in science.

We are expecting to receive submissions related to problem-orientated discussions, and reflections on methods and modeling in integrating women into the historiography of sciences. We invite contributions placing women at the forefront and confirming their role in the production of modern scientific and technical knowledge and its philosophical foundation. We especially welcome papers on the question of how women’s studies impacted on the traditional history of scientific values and approaches.

• Language: English

DEADLINES 

• Abstract–proposal: June 30th, 2018 

Peer-reviewed proposal submission: Two pages, free editing: Title, Name, Affiliation, Email, Keywords + references list, all within two pages maximum.

Please send abstract to: andrea.reichenberger@uni-paderborn.de and moema@mast.br

• Acceptance/rejected blind peer-reviewed abstract–proposal: July 30th, 2018

• Full peer-reviewed paper submission: January 30th, 2019

• Publication: June 2019

All submitted papers, which meet the criteria of originality and quality, will be peer–reviewed for the publication. The papers are expected to be revised (in the content, editing and English) prior to submission to this Transversal Special Issue.

For submission details, please, visit Author Guidelines

Editor-in-Chiefs:

Prof. Mauro L. Condé, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
E-mail: mauroconde@ufmg.br

Prof. Marlon J. Salomon, Federal University of Goiás, Brazil.
E-mail: marlonsalomon@ufg.br

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s