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Project on History and Privacy - looking for research experiences

Colleagues: I am working on book, tentatively entitled Privacy and the Past: History, Research, Ethics, in which I explore how historians have dealt with “private” information about those who are dead, even long dead. * Have you made decisions about what personal details to include or exclude about dead individuals in your presentations and publications in which you weighed the importance of fidelity to archival (or other) sources against your concern to protect the identities or reputations of your historical actors? * Have you been refused access to archival materials (or other sources) containing information about deceased people for reasons entirely due to the privacy policies of a specific archive, rather than to the protections required by U.S. state or federal laws? I am seeking a wide range of perspectives, so if you think you might be interested in being interviewed, please contact me at 402-472-3240 or by email at slawrence2@unl.edu . I can then answer any questions yo

Call for Papers: Integrated History and Philosophy of Science

Call for Papers: Integrated History and Philosophy of Science Integrated History and Philosophy of Science - &HPS4 Department of Philosophy and History of Science, University of Athens, Greece March 15-18, 2012 Keynote speakers: Jed Z. Buchwald (California Institute of Technology) Thomas Ryckman (Stanford University) Call for Papers We invite the submission of individual paper abstracts for &HPS4, the fourth of a series of international conferences under the general heading of "Integrated History and Philosophy of Science". We solicit contributions that exemplify the combination of historical and philosophical analysis of science or discuss the possibilities and merits of integrated HPS as a scholarly endeavor. In light of the 50th anniversary of the publication of Thomas Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions, we also welcome submissions that discuss Kuhn's classic and its continuing relevance for integrating HPS. Proposals for papers (in either word

Isis Vol. 102, No. 2, June 2011 is now available online

------------------------------------------------------------------------    Table of Contents Alert    ------------------------------------------------------------------------    JSTOR is happy to notify you that the following issue is now available.    ------------------------------------------------------------------------    Isis    Vol. 102, No. 2, June 2011    http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/660127    Published by: The University of Chicago Press on behalf of The History    of Science Society    ------------------------------------------------------------------------    We have also included the table of contents below for quick access to    article abstracts.    ------------------------------------------------------------------------    Frontispiece    Frontispiece    Isis    Vol. 102, No. 2: vi.    http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/661706    ------------------------------------------------------------------------    Articles    Vivisecting Major: A Victorian