The IT University of Copenhagen invites candidates to apply for a PhD position starting December 31st 2016. The position is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 VIRT-EU project - “Values and Ethics in Innovation for Responsible Technology in Europe.” The project includes five European research partners besides ITU: London School of Economics (UK), Open Rights Group (UK), Uppsala University (SE), Politechnico di Torino (IT) and Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (DK). The goal of the project is to analyze and map the...

The Professorship for Science and Technology Policy (Prof. Ruth Müller), based at the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) and affiliated with the School of Life Sciences of the Technical University of Munich, announces an open position for a doctoral researcher (TV-L E13, 65%, 3 years, fixed term). The position is available immediately and has a focus on STS & Life Sciences, specifically on the Governance of Gene Editing.

Who can apply?
Applicants should hold a Masters degree in the social sciences, humanities,...

En el enlace adjunto podrán encontrar el programa del curso XXXVIII (2016-2017) del Seminario de Historia de la Matemática coordinado por Prof. Miguel A. Gómez Villegas:


Ya está disponible la segunda Circular del XIII Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas, SEHCYT (Alcalá de Henares, 21-23 de Junio de 2017). En la página web del congreso ( se puede realizar la inscripción on line. También cuenta con una página de facebook asociada: ...

Aquí podrán encontrar los enlaces a:
- El Programa de "La Noche Europea de los Investigadores", organizada por el Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (MUNCYT) en su sede de La...

Call for Papers and Symposia – EPSA17 (see also <>)


The European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) invites contributed papers and proposals for symposia for its next conference, EPSA17 (, which will be held at the University of Exeter from 6-9 September 2017.


Scientific Misconduct and Scientific Expertise
1st Barcelona HPS workshop
November 11, 2016


Departament de Filosofia & Centre d’Història de la Ciència (CEHIC),  Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)
Location: CEHIC, Mòdul de Recerca C, Seminari L3-05, c/ de Can Magrans s/n, Campus de la UAB, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona) Organized by Thomas Sturm & Agustí Nieto-Galan

Current science is full of uncertainties and risks that weaken the authority of experts....

Teorema Essay Prize for Young Scholars 2016

The Spanish Philosophy journal teorema is pleased to announce an essay competition for young scholars. The winner will receive 1500€, and the essay will be published and acknowledged as winner in the journal.
Topic: Perceiving Other Minds

Access to other people’s mental states has frequently been thought to be a matter of inference from behavioural data obtained through observation. But recently, an...

Teorema XXXV/3
Otoño/Autumn 2016
Monographic Issue


Director invitado/Guest Editor: MANUEL GARCÍA-CARPINTERO
M. GARCÍA-CARPINTERO, Recent Debates on Learning from Fiction
M. J. ALCARAZ LEÓN, Is there a Specific Sort of Knowledge from
Fictional Works
G. CURRIE, Does Fiction Make Us Less Empathic?
K. STOCK,...

The University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor or recently tenured associate professor in the social studies of data and data science including the scientific, political, social, and scholarly use and creation of data. Experience and a genuine interest in working in a collaborative environment and especially in collaborating with data scientists are highly desired. The successful applicant will be appointed in the Science and Technology...