The website of the CHP has been moved to https://sites.google.com/view/chpdhst


The Commission on the History of Physics (CHP) is part of the Division of History of Science and Technology (DHST) of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS). The purpose of CHP is to foster the study of the history of physics and related sciences across the range of cultures and chronological periods.

The primary goals of CHP include to facilitate communication among historians of physics and related sciences and support young scholars working on these subjects.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Grants-in-aid for the 25th International Congress of History of Science and Technology The Commission on the History of Physics (CHP) from the Division of History of Science and Technology (DHST) of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS) is pleased to offer some small grants-in-aid to defray travel expenses of some participants of the 25thInternational Congress of History of Science and Technology to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 23 to 29 July 2017.Early career scholars and PhD students presenting papers related to the history of physics at this congress are eligible for the grants-in-aid. Applications should be sent to the e-mail historyofphysics.dhst@gmail.com including a short CV, and the title and the abstract of the talk to be ...
    Posted Apr 24, 2017, 7:27 AM by Climerio Paulo da Silva Neto
  • 2017 DHST Prize for Young Scholars INTERNATIONAL UNION OF THE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY/DIVISION OF HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (IUHPST/DHST)SCHEMEThe International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Division of History of Science and Technology (IUHPST/DHST) invites submissions for the fourth DHST Prize for Young Scholars, to be presented in 2017. Initiated at the 22nd International Congress of History of Science in 2005 held in Beijing, the DHST Prize is awarded by the IUHPST/DHST every four years to up to five young historians of science and technology for outstanding doctoral dissertations, completed within last four years.The 2017 DHST Prize does not specify distinct categories, but submissions must be on the history of ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2016, 11:25 AM by Climerio Paulo da Silva Neto
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LINKS 

Associations, peer-reviewed journals, and other useful information for historians of physical sciences.

PAST ACTIVITIES OF THE CHP

Pictures and information about past activities of the Commission on History of Physics.