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Final Call for Submissions - IAMHIST-Michael Nelson Prize (9/30/2010)

FINAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE - Sept. 30, 2010 The 2011 IAMHIST- MICHAEL NELSON PRIZE FOR A WORK IN MEDIA AND HISTORY The IAMHIST-MICHAEL NELSON PRIZE FOR A WORK IN MEDIA AND HISTORY is a biennial prize awarded for the book, radio or television program or series, film, DVD, CD-ROM, or URL making the best contribution on the subject of media and history, which has been published or shown in the preceding two years.  The prize, worth $1000, is dedicated to Michael Nelson, whose passion for media and journalism inspired IAMHIST throughout the years.  For more information on Michael Nelson, please consult: www.michaelnelsonbooks.com Submissions for the 2011 IAMHIST Prize for a Work in Media and History should reach the committee before September 30, 2010. The prize will be awarded for a publication or (multi) media contribution on the subject of media and history published or shown in between September 2008 – September 2010. The prize was awarded for the first time in 2007, a

Scientific Instrument Society Research Grants - Deadline 1 September 2010

The deadline for the next round of research grants from the Scientific Instrument Society is Wednesday 1 September 2010. Further information can be found at http://www.sis.org.uk/grants/what-we-support If you have any queries about the grants, please contact grants@sis.org.uk . Richard Dunn on behalf of the Scientific Instrument Society www.sis.org.uk

Reminder: Health, Culture and the Human Body (Mainz, Germany, 17-19 Sept. 2010)

Dear colleagues, it is our pleasure to inform you that the final programme of the international "Health, Culture and the Human Body" conference in Mainz is now online, including a file containing abstracts for all talks. For further information, please, follow the link below: http://www.healthandculture2010.de/ An international and interdisciplinary conference on Health, Culture and the Human Body Epidemiology, ethics and history of medicine, perspectives from Central Europe and Turkey Mainz, Germany, 17-19 September 2010 New developments in medicine, preventive and therapeutic interventions are raising novel ethical questions in societies undergoing fast demographic change at home while participating in global interactions through travel and migration. Diverse value-cultures may affect the responses to well established themes in medicine, giving rise to complex ethical debates and different legal regulations. This conference will focus on selected cases from Turk