The History of Science Society 2008 Annual meeting will be held at the Omni William Penn hotel in Pittsburgh, PA from 6-9 November 2008. It will be a joint meeting with the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA).
How to Get the Most Out of the HSS Meeting
HSS Executive Director Jay Malone and GECC Co-Chair Jacqueline Wernimont have put together a guide for first-time HSS attendees (or anyone needing a refresher on how to navigate the HSS meeting). Click on the page link to the right or click here.
Free Registration – Volunteer Opportunity
Graduate students are invited to volunteer at the HSS registration desk for 4.5 hours and have their registration fee waived. You will still be responsible for paying for dinner, hotel, transportation, and all incidentals, but working for HSS during the Meeting will earn you free registration. Contact Matthew White in the HSS office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Roommates at HSS
If you wish to share a room, but need to find roommates, click on “HSS 2008: Roommates” on the right side of this page, where you can post a note and check back often to connect with others needing roommates.
Preliminary Program Available!
The preliminary program is online at http://hssonline.org/meeting/2008HSSMeeting/2008Preliminary_Program.html
If you are presenting, remember to check your name and title, and if desired, edit your abstracts before the deadlines.
From Dissertation to Book: 2008 GECC Session
The GECC proposal for a session titled “From Dissertation to Book: A Roundtable on First-Time Scholarly Book Publication” was accepted. Click here for the announcement.
Additional details about the meeting are available from the HSS website at http://www.hssonline.org/meeting/
2008 HSS/PSA Travel Grants
If you are a graduate student presenting at HSS 2008, remember you can apply for funding to cover the cost of transportation to the conference.
**Applications deadline: August 10, 2008**
Find more information and the official form at: http://www.hssweb.org/travelgrants/