Website of the Society for the History of Sciences and Technology and its Journal
July 25–31, 2021, Prague
Deadline for submission of symposia proposals (including all individual abstracts within symposia): April 30, 2020
Brno, Masaryk University, 13—16 June 2019
8—9 March 2018, Prague
Mathematicians and scientists as public figures: Living in Ivory Towers?
4—7 January 2018, Telč, Czechia
4—7 October 2017, Masaryk University in Brno
RNDr. Luboš NOVÝ, DrSc.
Born 13. 11. 1929 in Prague – died 6. 1. 2017 in Prague
Luboš Nový defended his dissertation about The Bolzano Logic in 1953 after his studies of mathematics and physics at Charles University in Prague. In 1956 he became head of the Department of Science and Technology of a newly founded Historical Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, and he gained the title Doctor of Historical Sciences in 1977. In the years 1985–1990 he was appointed director of the Central Archives of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. He was also long-time chairman of the Czechoslovak Society for the History of Sciences and Technology, and editor-in-chief of its journal History of Sciences and Technology (Dějiny věd a techniky).
101 The new waste water treatment plant in Prague – comparison of the interwar and postwar approach ● Kryštof Drnek
121 The diachronic databases containing women in the Central Europe as regards to the biographical studies ● Lenka Křížová
133 The most common solutions of horizontal structures of tenement buildings at the turn of the 20th centuriy ● Klára Kroftová
53 The story of Babetta’s design ● Zdeno Kolesár
66 Baltasar Conrad (1599–1660) and his appeal to European scientists ● Josef Smolka
79 Social and cultural history of technology: Toward conceptualization of technology in Anglo-Saxon history I. (up to 1970) ● Jiří Janáč
AS AN INTRODUCTION TO 2019
3 The Periodic System of Elements: Successes and Failures ● Vladimír Karpenko
14 Positivismusstreit as a Dispute Over the Method of (Not Only) Social Sciences ● Jitka Paitlová
34 A Century of History of Pharmacy in the Independent Czechoslovakia and Czech Republic 1918–2018 ● Ladislav Svatoš
43 Do We Really Care Less About Therapy? A Response of prof. Ladislav Syllaba to a Passage on Healthcare in the Speech of President T. G. Masaryk from 28. 10. 1928 (the 10th Anniversary of the Establishment of Czechoslovakia) ● Ludmila Hlaváčková