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CFP Kalamazoo 2011: The Sacred and the Secular in Medieval Healing

CFP KALAMAZOO 2011: THE SACRED AND THE SECULAR IN MEDIEVAL HEALING *Call for Papers: The Sacred and the Secular in Medieval Healing: Sessions I-VI* International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 12-15, 2011 An exciting suite of six sessions under the umbrella theme *The Sacred and the Secular in Medieval Healing *will be presented* *at the 2011 Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo. The four societies sponsoring these sessions -- Medica: The Society for the Study of Healing in the Middle Ages, AVISTA: The Association Villard de Honnecourt for the Interdisciplinary Study of Medieval Technology, Science, and Art, Hill Museum and Manuscript Library (HMML), and Societas Magica -- invite submissions that focus on sites, images, objects, and texts to explore the multivalent practices and meanings of healing in all its forms. A wide range of approaches is encouraged. 1. The Sacred and the Secular in Medieval Healing I: Sites and Images 2. The Sacre

Seeking Commentator for HSS panel (History of Biology)

Seeking Commentator for HSS panel We are seeking a commentator for our panel, to be presented at the History of Science Society meeting in Montreal in November. The panel, titled "Concepts of Generation," includes papers on the generation of disease in the sixteenth-century, understandings of regeneration in eighteenth-century life sciences, and concepts of human generation in nineteenth-century embryology. We are primarily looking for someone with expertise in history of biology, but are willing to consider all interested candidates. Shannon Withycombe, panel organizer skwithycombe@wisc.edu
Ja es poden consultar a la Xarxa les següents tesis doctorals, que tracten sobre la història de la llengua de la ciència i/o de la tècnica: Títol: Introducción y desarrollo del léxico del ferrocarril en la lengua española Autor: Francesc Rodríguez Ortiz Enllaç: < http://www.tdx.cat/TDX-0913110-091321 > Títol: El léxico técnico de la fotografía en español en el S.XIX Autora: Raquel Gállego Paz Enllaç: http://www.tdx.cat/TDX-0513110-114709 Títol: La terminología enológica del español en el S.XIX Autora: Francisca Bajo Santiago Enllaç: http://www.tdx.cat/TDX-0830106-124627 Cecili Garriga --------------------------------------------- Cecilio Garriga Escribano Departament de Filologia Espanyola Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Campus Universitari, Edifici B 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès Tel.: 93 581 17 33 Fax: 93 581 16 86 e-mail: Cecilio.Garriga@uab.es http://dfe.uab.cat/neolcyt http://www.lenguayciencia.net

2010 BSHS Singer Prize

Dear all, This is to invite candidates to submit their essays for the 2010 BSHS Singer Prize. Please see below for details, and note that the deadline for sending entries is 15 December 2010. The Singer Prize The British Society for the History of Science invites entries for the 2010 Singer Prize. The Singer Prize, of up to £300, is awarded by the British Society for the History of Science every two years to the writer of an unpublished essay, based on original research into any aspect of the history of science, technology or medicine. The Prize is intended for younger scholars or recent entrants into the profession. The Prize may be awarded to the writer of one outstanding essay, or may be awarded to two or more entrants. The Prize will usually be presented at the BSHS annual conference and the Society will contribute towards the winner’s travel expenses for attending the meeting. Publication in the British Journal for the History of Science will be at the discretion of the

Puesto de trabajo en Wellcome

Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine Closing date: 30/09/2010 Reference: LS/10881 We seek applications for the above Wellcome Trust funded position which is tenable from 1 January 2011 for 12 months. The full-time position is to cover staff research leave, and its main responsibilities are teaching the history of 19th and 20th Century medicine, particularly in the history of madness, history of disease, and the history of the biomedical sciences. You will hold a PhD in the History of medicine, be IT literate and have excellent communication skills. We are seeking to appoint someone with experience of undergraduate teaching and research experience in post 1800 history of medicine, who will also play a full part in the academic life of the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine. See details at: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/academ