Symposium on Science and Literature in 25th International Congress of History of Science and Technology. A place to be. Deadline for abstracts 25 November 2015.

Report of the 2nd International Conference on Science and Literature.

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

As you know our Commission organized two very interesting events in the past summer. The Workshop "Nature, Humans and God(s)" in the framework of the "Hermoupolis Seminars" on Syros island, 8-9 July, and the 2nd International Conference on Science and Literature which was held at Echophysics, Poellau, Austria 7-9 September. According to the comments of the participants, both events were successful and took place in a friendly and academically fruitful environment. The presentations were of high quality and the informal discussion during the breaks (and not only) added significantly to the quality of these meetings. The proceedings of both meetings will be published. In particular the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Science and Literature will be published by Living Editions, Austria.

We have decided that Syros Workshop should be the first of a series of workshops which will have particular theme and will take place the first week of July each year. The 2nd Syros Workshop will be held from 3-5 July 2017. Though relatively early, proposals for this Workshop, which will have as its subject "Beyond Nature in Science and Literature", are welcome.

The 3rd International Conference on Science and Literature will take place in 2018, place and dates to be decided.


      We would like also to remind you our symposium in the 25th International Congress of History of Science and Technology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,    from 23 to 29 July 2017. It is very important that our Commission, as member of IUPST/DHST, to be there with a very interesting program, so please inform your colleagues who may be interested to participate that the deadline to submit their abstracts is 5th November 2017. It would be a great opportunity for all of us to meet each other in Rio. Abstracts may be send directly to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until 5th of November and after their approval they will be uploaded to the relevant webpage of the Congress.

We decided to upload every week a small paragraph of  a text related to our discipline, old or new. Those of you who would like to participate in this activity please send us such a paragraph from your own work or others, but naturally free of copyright issues.

One more interesting event to take place in 2017 is the SLSAeu Conference taking place in Basel, from 21-24 June 2017. The topic is EMPATHIES. More info at

Last but not least, our website has been visited more than 10,000 viewers already and this proves that we are on the right path.


George, John and Kostas