Baltic Association of the History and Philosophy of Science





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The 30th Baltic Conference on the History and Philosophy of Science

The Book in History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine
University of Oulu, Finland 9.-11.6.2022

Extended DL for hybrid conference

Conference Program

Practical Information

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For centuries, books have been the core element at the heart of learning. The evolution of this cultural entity is the theme of the 30th Baltic Conference on History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine. In this Anniversary conference, we will discuss the past, present and future of the book, and its' role in the transmission of knowledge, ideas and values in all the fields of Philosophy, Science, Technology and Medicine.
We welcome submissions relating to the conference theme in its broadest sense. Specific topics of the papers might concentrate on aspects such as:

The conference will be organized as a hybrid conference via Zoom. The venue of the in-person part of the conference is at the University of Oulu, on the North-East coast of our Baltic Sea. Since the fall 2020 the University of Oulu shares campus with the Oulu University of Applied Sciences, thus creating a hub for activity and innovation for approximately 20 000 students and 3 300 members of the staff. The University of Oulu is the only institution in Finland to host a chair in History of Science. Together with the Centre for Philosophical Studies of History, and the History Department we are happy to host this conference of the Baltic Association for History and Philosophy of Science.
Scholarship at these units is well-known for specializing on the history of medicine and psychiatry, history of the universities especially in the early modern era, and history of the Baltic States. The Centre for Philosophical Studies of History is the only centre of its kind that focuses on both the philosophy of (general) historiography and the philosophy of the historiography of science.

Abstract submission - EXTENDED DL
You are invited to submit your abstract (maximum 300 words) by 31.3.2022 as a pdf-file to the address: BAHPS2022@gmail.com. Accepted proposals will be announced in mid-April, and the preliminary schedule of the conference and the updated practical instructions (concerning the Covid-19 -situation etc.) will be published as soon as possible after that.

Practical information
The standard registration for the conference is 70€, and 40€ for PhD students (late bird registrations after 15th May 2022 will be 90€ / 60€ respectively). The working language is English. The registration fee includes entrance to the conference as a speaker, a conference folder and associated materials and refreshments on both days of the conference. Conference dinner will be organized on Friday the 10th of June and charged separately during the registration. For more info please check our conference website at www.bahps.org or direct any further inquiries to BAHPS2022@gmail.com. We look forward to your contribution and to seeing you at BAHPS2022.

Best regards,
Maija Kallinen Head of the Local Organizing Committee