The Scientific Instrument Commission (SIC) encourages and promotes scholarly research on the history of scientific instruments. The SIC encourages preservation and documentation of collections of instruments and their use within the wider discipline of the history of science. To promote interest in the history of instruments the SIC holds annual symposia in different parts of the world, usually where there are important collections of instruments or centres of research and teaching.
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The XLI Symposium of the Scientific Instrument Commission will take place in Athens (Greece), from 19 to 23 September 2022, at the National Hellenic Research Foundation. The proposed theme of the symposium is “Past Present and Future of Scientific Instruments Studies”.