The society for the history of human thought
A global community of scholars since 1994.
The International Society for Intellectual History (ISIH) organises regular international conferences, publishes the Intellectual History Review, supports Early Career Researchers and publishes news from across the field.
We embrace a wide variety of approaches, methods, and disciplinary perspectives and are truly international in our membership. Join today!
What is intellectual history?
Intellectual history is the study of ideas and intellectual patterns over time.
It is a broad subject, addressing the history of philosophy, religion, science, scholarship, anthropology, technology, the book, psychology and the social sciences, and other relevant intellectual formations.
Why join the Society?
If you are working in the history of philosophy, theology, and scholarship; the history of science, medicine, and technology; the history of legal and political thought; the history of literature, the visual arts, and music…then ISIH is for you!