International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST)

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Founded by the federation of H-XH4546 - International Union of the History of Sciences, set up in 1947, and H-XH3763 - Union internationale de logique, méthodologie et philosophie des sciences (UIPS), formed 12 Jun 1949. The federating bodies became Divisions of the Union.


Coordinate and promote research on the history and philosophy of science, contributing to the unity of science in general and establishing links between different branches of knowledge.


2025-06-29 | Dunedin, New Zealand – International Congress of History of Science and Technology (ICHST)

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General Assembly; Council; Executive Committee. Historical Commissions (13) include: D-XD7574 - International Society for the History of East Asian Science Technology and Medicine (ISHEASTM); E-XM5525 - International Commission on History of Meteorology (ICHM). Inter-Union Commissions (5): B-XC1382 - International Astronomical Union (IAU); B-XB2079 - International Geographical Union (IGU); E-XD2495 - International Commission on the History of Geological Sciences (INHIGEO), with A-XA2723 - International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS); E-XE1421 - International Commission on the History of Mathematics (ICHM), with B-XC2247 - International Mathematical Union (IMU); B-XB2568 - International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS). Independent Scientific Sections: E-XE1709 - International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC); E-XD8718 - International Association for Science and Cultural Diversity (IASCUD). Commissions (3).


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