The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology ​(IUHPST) ​is pleased to announce the launching of the first IUHPST Essay Prize for History and Philosophy of Science. This prize competition, planned to continue on a biennial basis, seeks to encourage fresh methodological thinking on the history and philosophy of science as an integrated discipline.

The call for entries is attached to the present message. It is also available on the Division of ​H​istory of ​Science and ​Technology​ Website

​The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2016.​

The author of the winning entry will be invited to present the work at the 25th International Congress of History of Science and Technology in Rio de Janeiro (July 23-29, 2017), and presenting at the Congress will be a condition of the award. The award will carry a cash prize of 1,000 U.S. dollars and, in addition, the cost of hotel accommodation for attending the Congress.
Submissions and any enquiries should be sent to Prof. Hasok Chang <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>, President of the DHST-DLMPST Joint Commission.

Flyer: IUHPSTessayprize.pdf