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HoST - Journal of History of Science and Technology

About HoST

HOST - Journal of History of Science and Technology is a peer-reviewed open access journal, available online, devoted to the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. It explores the cultural, social and political dimensions of science, technology, and medicine (STM) in history across the world. Since 2019 HoST is published twice a year (June and December).

Originated from efforts to develop the Portuguese community of historians of science, technology and medicine, HoST is entirely committed to original research on the cultural and social dimensions of science and technology in history across the globe. In effect, a major goal is to make the global geography of HoST papers a distinctive feature of the journal. The constitution of the advisory board reflects the importance of having an active collaboration from different regions of the planet and distinguishes HoST from most of the journals in the field.

Each issue typically includes a thematic dossier, varia and work in progress sections, and three book reviews. Even if based on thematic issues, this journal also accepts and encourages spontaneous submissions, especially from graduate students (work in progress section). In order to promote the exchange between the local research community and noted international scholars, HoST and CIUHCT organize an annual distinguished lecture, which is published each year in the journal.

HoST was founded in 2007 and since 2016 is published by De Gruyter/Sciendo.
For back issues published until 2014, see johost.eu.

HoST provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons BY 4.0 license. Authors who publish with this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentoined CC BY 4.0 license.

Rejection rate:

  • 30%

Sponsors:

HoST is sponsored by four Portuguese research centres, funded by National funds through FCT — Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P., under the projects UIDB/00286/2020 (CIUHCT), UIDB/00057/2020 and UIDP/00057/2020 (CIDEHUS), UIDB/50013/2020 and UIDP/50013/2020 (ICS), UIDB/04209/2020 and UIDP/04209/2020 (IHC).

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Chief Editor
Cristina Luís, CIUHCT, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Executive Editors
Davide Scarso, CIUHCT, NOVA-New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Luís Tirapicos, CIUHCT, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Book review Editor
Samuel Gessner, CNRS, Observatoire de Paris-PSL, France

Technical Editors
João Machado, CIUHCT, University of Lisbon, Portugal 
André Pereira, CIUHCT, NOVA-New University of Lisbon, Portugal

Advisory Board
Ricardo Costa Agarez, CIDEHUS, University of Évora, Portugal
Isabel Amaral, CIUHCT, NOVA-New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Elanie Ayers, New York University, USA
Leoncio López-Ocón Cabrera, Institute of History, CCHS-CSIC, Spain
Lino Camprubi, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Ana Carneiro, CIUHCT, NOVA-New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Luís Miguel Carolino, CIES, ISCTE – IUL, Portugal
Antónia Fialho Conde, CIDEHUS, University of Évora, Portugal
Marcos Cueto, Casa Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz, Brazil
Maria Paula Diogo, CIUHCT, NOVA-New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Boris Jardine, University of Cambridge, UK
Henrique Leitão, CIUHCT, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Maria Margaret Lopes, University of Campinas, Brazil
Quintino Lopes, IHC-FCSH-UNL, Universidade de Évora, Portugal
Marta Macedo, ICS, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Isabel Malaquias, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Antoni Malet, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Minakshi Menon, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Germany
Staffan Müller-Wille, University of Cambridge, UK
Maria de Fátima Nunes, IHC, CEHFCi, University of Évora, Portugal
María A. Portuondo, The Johns Hopkins University, USA
Ana Duarte Rodrigues, CIUHCT, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ricardo Roque, ICS, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Tiago Saraiva, Drexel University, USA
Ana Simões, CIUHCT, University of Lisbon, Portugal
M. Luísa Sousa, CIUHCT, NOVA-New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ignacio Suay-Matallana, Instituto Interuniversitario López Piñero-Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain
Matteo Valleriani, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Germany; Technische Universität, Berlin; University of Tel Aviv, Israel

Former Chief Editors:
Tiago Saraiva (2007 -2011)
Ana Carneiro (2011-2017)
M. Luísa Sousa (2017-2020)

Publisher
De Gruyter Poland
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland

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