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British Society celebrates 50th anniversary

The first weekend in April, the annual spring conference of the British Society for the History of Pharmacy (BSHP) was held in London to celebrate the societies 50th anniversary […]

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Pharmaceutical Historian – An International Journal for the History of Pharmacy

The ISHP Select Executive Committee has agreed to collaborate with the British Society for the History of Pharmacy (BSHP) in re-launching the British journal Pharmaceutical Historian as a joint international journal. The joint journal will keep its former title Pharmaceutical Historian. To indicate its internationality, the words “An International Journal for the History of Pharmacy” […]

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2017 ISHP Newsletter

The recent issue of the newsletter is now available: Newsletter 2017

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In Memoriam: Yngve Torud

ISHP regrets to announce the death of Yngve Torud, former president of the ISHP, passed away on 12th January 2017, at the age of 76. Born January 30, 1940, he studied pharmacy in Oslo (1965), was provisor at  Lillestrøm apotek and became technical director of the Norwegian Pharmacy Association – Norges Apotekerforening – from 1968. […]

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2017 ISHP Fellowship granted

The ISHP Commission for the Research Fellowship is delighted to announce that the ISHP Fellowship 2017 was awarded to the project of Mr. Markus Maxim from the Institute for the History of Pharmacy, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany. The title of the project is: “Transmission of medical-pharmaceutical knowledge between East Africa and Europe in the context of […]

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Upcoming events page has been updated

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ICHST 2017: Submission of Paper Proposals

The theme of the 25th International Congress of History of Science and Technology (ICHST) is “Science, Technology and Medicine between the Global and the Local”. The call for Individual Paper (Stand-alone Paper) presentations is open. The deadline for proposal submissions is Wednesday 30 November 2016.

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History of Pharmacopoeias: New entry

A new entry was made in the History of Pharmacopoeias section: The Civil Pharmacopoeias of Austria. Edited by Christa Kletter.  

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2016 ISHP Newsletter

The recent issue of the newsletter is now available: Newsletter 2016

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Obituary: Vaclav Rusek

ISHP regrets to announce the death of Vaclav Rusek, passed away on 30th January, aged 87. Vaclav Rusek was born on 25th February 1928 and he devoted all his academic career to the history of pharmacy. Besides others, he was instrumental in founding of the Czech Pharmaceutical Museum in Kuks. He was a member of […]

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