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Upcoming Events

The Science History Institute produces a wide range of public programs and events aimed at students, scholars, scientific professionals, and all who are intellectually curious.

Philadelphia Science Festival
Friday, April 26, 2019

Participate in a communitywide celebration of science!

Philadelphia Science Festival
Sunday, April 28, 2019

Find out what it takes to be a historian of science at this fun Philadelphia Science Festival event.

Lunchtime Lectures
Monday, April 29, 2019

Join us for a special Lunchtime Lecture by Sir John Meurig Thomas, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

Philadelphia Science Festival
Monday, April 29, 2019

Join us for a special Philadelphia Science Festival edition of Science on Tap!

Lunchtime Lectures
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Join us for a talk by Julia Stone, Cain Fellow at the Science History Institute.

International Year of the Periodic Table
Thursday, May 2, 2019

See how the periodic table evolved over time at our Philadelphia Science Festival display at Independence National Historical Park.

Awards
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Celebrate with us at our signature event honoring the remarkable history of science and technology.

International Year of the Periodic Table
Saturday, May 11, 2019

How can art help us find meaning and inspiration for interpreting the periodic table?

WikiSalon
Saturday, May 11, 2019

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Lunchtime Lectures
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Join us for a talk by Rocio Gomez, a Science History Institute Fellow.

Lunchtime Lectures
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Join us for a talk by Alexandre Hocquet and Frédéric Wieber, Otlet Fellows at the Science History Institute.

Public Events
Thursday, May 23, 2019

This gaming adventure uses a real-world scenario where Cold War tensions meet the Wild West during the uranium prospecting boom of the 1950s.

Oral History
Monday, June 3, 2019

Join us for a weeklong training workshop in oral history and research interview methodologies.

WikiSalon
Saturday, June 8, 2019

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

History Lab
Saturday, June 22, 2019

What do we lose by making science a place where only the able-bodied can participate?

Oral History
Thursday, June 27, 2019

Learn the basics of creating a narrative podcast using oral histories.

Oral History
Monday, July 8, 2019

Join us for our annual training workshop at the Institute’s Philadelphia headquarters.

WikiSalon
Saturday, July 13, 2019

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Oral History
Monday, July 15, 2019

Attend a weeklong training workshop in oral history and research interview methodologies.

History Lab
Saturday, July 27, 2019

What do we lose by making science a place where only the able-bodied can participate?

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