CfP - 42nd SISFA National Congress - Perugia, 26-29 September 2022
We announce that the 42nd national Congress of the Italian Society for the History of Physics and Astronomy (SISFA) will take place in Perugia on 26-29 September 2022.
The main venue will be at the Department of Physics and Geology of the University of Perugia.
The Congress is one of a well-established series that SISFA organizes yearly since its foundation.
Proposals for oral communications should mainly address the history of physics and astronomy, also in connection with the related areas of mathematics, chemistry and the history of science and culture. Studies focusing on historical instruments and documentary sources regarding the mentioned fields are also relevant to the purposes of the Congress, as well as the applications of the history of physics and astronomy in science education and in museum displays.
Special thematic sessions: Astronomy and Physics in Perugia ; Planetary theories and astronomical instruments: mechanizations and visualizations between geocentrism and heliocentrism (1400-1700) ; From Herschel to Hubble: a long debate; Physics and diplomacy: a chain reaction; Special sessions will focus on the connections between science education and the history of physics and astronomy.
The call for abstract submission is open, deadline: 5 June 2022
Registration and payment of conference fee, deadline: 31 July 2022
The Congress official site: https://indico.ict.inaf.it/e/perugia-2022
The first announcement is here: https://indico.ict.inaf.it/event/1862/attachments/5513/11277/SISFA%2042%20Congress_Perugia-first%20announcement.pdf