INTERNATIONAL UNION OF THE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY/
DIVISION OF HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (IUHPST/DHST)
2017 DHST PRIZE FOR YOUNG SCHOLAR
The International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science and
Technology, Division of History of Science and Technology (IUHPST/DHST) invites
submissions for the fourth DHST Prize for Young Scholars, to be presented in
2017. Initiated at the 22nd International Congress of History of Science in
2005 held in Beijing, the DHST Prize is awarded by the IUHPST/DHST every four
years to up to five young historians of science and technology for outstanding
doctoral dissertations, completed within last four years.
The 2017 DHST Prize does not specify distinct categories, but submissions must
be on the history of science or technology in any part of the world. The Award
Committee will endeavor to maintain the broadest coverage of subjects,
geographical areas, chronology and civilizations (African, American, Asian,
Islamic, Western and Ancient Civilisations, and others not included in the
Each Prize consists of a certificate, assistance with travel and accommodation
expenditures to the IUHPST/DHST Congress in Rio de Janeiro in August 2017 and a
waiver of registration fee. The winner of a prize whose thesis is relative to
Islamic science is also awarded the Ihsanoglu Prize given by ISAR Foundation.
The Committee is comprised of the DHST President, Vice-Presidents, Secretary
General, and distinguished specialists in specific fields.
Submission deadline: 31 August 2016
Qualification examination and preliminary selection: September 2016
Award Committee online meeting: October-November 2016
Approval by DHST Council: December 2016
Award Ceremony: August 2017
CONDITIONS and APPLICATION
Eligibility: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in the history of science
or technology awarded no earlier than July 2012.
Language: Any dissertation in a language other than English must be accompanied
by a detailed summary in English of no more than 20 pages.
Application procedure: Applicants must submit online at:
http://hpdst.gr/youngscholarsprize, where they can also find additional