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Conference: Wallich and Indian Natural History - Collection Dispersal and the Cultivation of Knowledge. London, 6-7 Dec

We are delighted to announce that the Natural History Museum's newly appointed Director of Science, Professor Ian Owens, will be giving the welcome address at our conference. As a result of this new addition to our already exciting list of speakers, we have extended our registration deadline to the 20th November. Registration website: http://wallich.eventbrite.com All welcome. Please do forward this message on to your colleagues. Wallich and Indian Natural History: Collection Dispersal and the Cultivation of Knowledge Tuesday, December 6 - Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Natural History Museum, London and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew This conference celebrates the World Collections Programme funded Wallich Project, a collaboration between the Natural History Museum, London, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the British Library. Organised by the Centre for Arts and Humanities Research (CAHR) at the Natural History Museum. Registration Deadline: 20th Nove

Douglas Byrne Marconi Fellowship

The Bodleian Libraries and the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, offer the Douglas Byrne Marconi Fellowship for study of any aspect of the history and technology of wireless communication. The Libraries and the Museum hold the Marconi Collection and Archive. Deadline 28 Nov. 2011 see: http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/csb/fellowships.htm for further particulars and application form. For more information on the Marconi Collection, see: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/marconi/collection/

History of Science vol. 49 no. 4 (December 2011)

You have previously asked us to let you know about newly-posted content for the following journal or search terms. Elements of the Modernist Creed in Henri Pirenne and George Sarton Pyenson, Lewis; Verbruggen, Christophe History of Science (ISSN: 0073-2753); Volume 49, No. 4, pp. 377-394(18); December 2011 Science History Publications Ltd. Gaslight, Distillation, and the Industrial Revolution Tomory, Leslie History of Science (ISSN: 0073-2753); Volume 49, No. 4, pp. 395-424(30); December 2011 Science History Publications Ltd. The BBC Natural History Unit: Instituting Natural History Film-making in Britain Gouyon, Jean-Baptiste History of Science (ISSN: 0073-2753); Volume 49, No. 4, pp. 425-451(27); December 2011 Science History Publications Ltd. Antonio Gramsci Revisited: Historians of Science, Intellectuals, and the Struggle for Hegemony Nieto-Galan, Agusti History of Science (ISSN: 0073-2753); Volume 49, No. 4, pp. 453-478

Call for Papers: International Expert Meeting „Ethics in Oncology: New ethical issues“; May 11-12, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS International Expert Meeting „Ethics in Oncology: New ethical issues“ May 11-12, 2012 Organisers: Institute for History and Ethics of Medicine, Heidelberg University and National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT), Heidelberg University Hospital Target group: Researchers and practioners in the fields of oncology, medical ethics, history of medicine, philosophy, psychology, theology, law, nursing and social work who have interdisciplinary research experience in the subject areas mentioned below. Call for Papers The advances in oncological therapy as well as the knowledge of the limitations to what is possible pose major ethical challenges for doctors, nurses and patients: The possibilities for treatment in oncology are expanding continuously. As a result patients are involved with in-creasingly complex treatment decisions, including end of life decisions. As a consequence doctors must inform their patients adequately, deliver difficult news and advise patients and

Ciclo de conferencias en el centerario de la concesión del Premio Nobel a Marie Curie

En la Residencia de Estudiantes (c/Pinar, 21-23. Madrid) tendrán lugar las siguientes conferencias con motivo del Centenario de la concesión del Premio Nobel a Marie Curie: -DÍA 7 DE NOVIEMBRE:  A las 19  horas:  Alicia Gómez-Navarro: Marie Curie y la Residencia de Estudiantes.  Pilar Goya Laza: Marie Curie y su tiempo.  Presenta: José Elguero Bertolini. -DÍA 10 DE NOVIEMBRE:  A las 19 horas:  Joan O. Grimalt: ¿Por qué cambia el clima y qué tenemos que ver los humanos en ello?   A las 20 horas: Isabel Mijares: Papel de la química en el vino, en el mágico camino de la  cepa a la copa. Presenta: Eduardo García-Junceda. -DÍA 14 DE NOVIEMBRE:  A las 19 horas: Marcos Martinón-Torres: Química, arqueología y el ejército de terracota de Xian. A las 20 horas: Guillermo Orellana Moraleda: Cómo usar el sol, el aire y la química para desinfectar el agua donde más se necesita. Presenta: Pilar Goya Laza. Francisco Herrera Universidad de Cádiz

XIII Universeum Network Meeting - Call for paper

XIII UNIVERSEUM NETWORK MEETING Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, 14-16 June 2012 Call for Papers The European Academic Heritage Network UNIVERSEUM announces its 13th annual meeting. UNIVERSEUM invites submissions of papers on academic heritage in its broadest sense, tangible and intangible, namely the preservation, study, access and promotion of university collections, museums, archives, libraries, botanical gardens, astronomical observatories, and university buildings of historical, artistic and scientific significance. Sessions and workshops to three main themes will be organised: Academic Heritage and Public Engagement Organised by Klaus Staubermann Central Museums / Central Storage Versus Dispersed Collections Organised by Ing-Marie Munktell Recent Scientific Heritage at Universities Organised by Roland Wittje Papers on other topics, especially those which have not been presented at Universeum meetings before, are welcomed too