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Upcoming Events

All public events will be held online until further notice.

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.

Lunchtime Lectures
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Join us for a Lunchtime Lecture presented by D. O. McCullough, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow at the American Philosophical Society Library and Museum.

Science on Tap
Monday, March 8, 2021

Learn how science, history, archaeology, and art history can combine in exciting and unexpected ways to give us insight into what life was like in the ancient world.

Lunchtime Lectures
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Yale PhD candidate Beans Velocci presents their latest research.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, March 11, 2021

JPS welcomes a panel of industry leaders for a virtual discussion about the development and commercialization of nonanimal foods.

Lunchtime Lectures
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Join us for a Lunchtime Lecture presented by historian Emily Herring.

Lunchtime Lectures
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Join us for a Lunchtime Lecture presented by Megan Raby, associate professor of history, University of Texas at Austin.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, April 8, 2021

The Joseph Priestley Society welcomes economist Robert Fry, who will present his outlook for the global economy, with an emphasis on U.S. manufacturing and the chemical industry in particular.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Heritage Day is the Science History Institute’s annual celebration of the achievements and promise of the sciences and technologies that shape material culture and innovation.

Monday, May 10, 2021

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

Conferences and Symposia
Thursday, May 20, 2021

This two-day virtual symposium will explore alchemy’s practical and applied uses and their lasting impact on chemistry, technology, medicine, experimentation, and the marketplace.