Mostrando entradas de enero 8, 2012

Becas para la Exposición "Entre el cañón y la tribuna. Mujeres en los procesos liberales de España y América"

Se convocan dos becas de investigación consistentes en dos bolsas de ayuda con una dotación de  quinientos EUROS MENSUALES cada una de ellas para realizar una investigación y trabajo de documentación para la exposición «Entre el cañón y la tribuna. Mujeres en los procesos liberales de España y América» Plazo de solicitud: hasta el 20 de enero de 2012 Bases en : http://www.uca.es/bicentenarios/portal.do?TR=C&IDR=143 _____________________________________ UCA, Universidad de los Bicentenarios VICERRECTORADO DE PROYECCIÓN SOCIAL, CULTURAL E INTERNACIONAL Servicio de Extensión Universitaria Edificio Constitución 1812 (antiguo Cuartel de la Bomba) Paseo Carlos III, 3 11.003 Cádiz tfno: 956015894/00 fax: 956015891 extension@uca.es

Fellowship: History of Women in Medicine, Deadline April 1st

The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine<http://www.fhwim.org/> will provide one $5000 grant to support travel, lodging, and incidental expenses for a flexible research period between July 1st 2012 - June 31st 2013. Foundation Fellowships are offered for research related to the history of women to be conducted at the Center for the History of Medicine<https://www.countway.harvard.edu/menuNavigation/chom.html> at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Preference will be given to projects that deal specifically with women physicians or other health workers or medical scientists, but proposals dealing with the history of women's health issues may also be considered. Manuscript collections which may be of special interest include the recently-opened Mary Ellen Avery Papers<http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=med00128>, the Leona Baumgartner Papers<http://oasis.lib.harvard.e

Transforming Pregnancy Since 1900 29-30 March 2012

Transforming Pregnancy Since 1900 29-30 March 2012 A conference to be held in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge Around 1900, few pregnant women in Europe or North America had any contact with a medical practitioner before going into labour. By the second half of the twentieth century, the hospitalization of childbirth, the legalization of abortion and a host of biomedical technologies from the home pregnancy test and IVF to obstetric ultrasound and prenatal genetic diagnosis promised unprecedented control. New regulatory frameworks, changing relations between expectant mothers and medical practitioners and technologies for diagnosing, monitoring and intervening in pregnancy offer rich histories to explore. With scholarly writing predominantly dispersed among local studies of maternity care or focused on specific innovations, we lack a synthetic account of transformations in the management, experience and understanding of pregnancy across the

CfP Artefacts 2012

Call for Papers: ARTEFACTS  2012 ARTEFACTS is an international network of academic and museum-based scholars of science, technology and medicine interested in promoting the use of objects in research. The network was established in 1996 and since then has held annual conferences examining the role of artefacts in the making of science and technology and related areas. The next conference will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, 7–9 October 2012. The Scottish government aims to hold a referendum in the next few years on national independence and the theme of the conference echoes this issue. It aims to discuss the entanglement of national styles and identity and scientific, technical and medical artefacts in a global context. Topics could cover questions such as - Between inventors and the nation: who makes and owns artefacts? - Do artefacts embody national styles or distinct communities of practice? - Do artefacts reflect particular national attitudes on the relationship between sci

PhD scholarships in HSTM, University of Kent

The School of History, University of Kent, is pleased to announce two open competition PhD scholarships for autumn 2012.  These can be in any area of history, including history of science, technology and medicine. The scholarships cover full home fees and an annual maintenance bursary of around £13,600. These places are in addition to the previously advertised project 'The face(s) of science: a social history of scientists, c. 1945-70'. For information on all these scholarships, please visit http://www.kent.ac.uk/history/postgraduate/funding.html The closing date is Monday 27 February 2012. Dr Charlotte Sleigh School of History University of Kent MSc Science, Communication and Society

our PhD Studentships in Philoosphy/HPS available at University of Leeds 2012-13

FOUR PhD STUDENTSHIPS IN PHILOSOPHY/HPS 2012-13 The School of Humanities at the University of Leeds intends to offer up to four studentships in Philosophy and History & Philosophy of Science (HPS) to suitably qualified candidates for its full-time (FT) or part-time (PT) PhD programmes. One studentship is associated with the AHRC Block Grant Partnership and will pay full Home/EU fees (currently £4,200 p.a. FT) and (for those eligible for a full award) the standard maintenance component for AHRC doctoral awards (currently £13,590 p.a. FT).   Up to two additional school studentships will be offered paying full Home/EU fees and substantial maintenance awards. Applications for studentships are welcome from all areas of philosophy/HPS research in which the school can provide PhD supervision (see http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/20048/philosophy/1094/postgraduate/6 ).   For further information about PhD research at Leeds please contact: * for Philosophy, Dr Jason Turner ( j.t.turne

Johannes Kepler Working Group

Johannes Kepler Working Group: Further Announcement December 2011 The formation of this Working Group (JKWG) in 2009 under the auspices of the International Astronomical Union Commission 41 (History of Astronomy) has already been announced.   Its membership includes a wide range of Keplerian scholars.   They are listed, and the aims of the Group are set out, on its website whose address is: http://www.iac.es/project/johanneskepler>www.iac.es/project/johanneskepler International cooperation has been instigated with the result that a digitization programme for Johannes Kepler: Gesammelte Werke, (Munich, 1937-) is under way, and five volumes have already been completed (they happen to be KGW I, KGW II, KGW III, KGW IV, KGW XIX).   As further volumes are prepared, they will be uploaded to the website: http://www.kepler-kommission.de/>www.kepler-kommission.de Hence, this excellent modern edition of Kepler's Collected Works, published under the editorship of the Kepler Comm

VIII Seminario Permanente de la Fundación Caballero Bonald: El conocimiento itinerante. La literatura y su enseñanza a través de la red

VIII SEMINARIO PERMANENTE DE LA FUNDACIÓN CABALLERO BONALD: EL CONOCIMIENTO ITINERANTE. LA LITERATURA y SU ENSEÑANZA A TRAVÉS DE LA RED. Permanece abierto el plazo de inscripción a este seminario cuya conferencia inaugural tendrá lugar el 26 de enero de 2012.    Organizan: Fundación Caballero Bonald, Ayuntamiento de Jerez, Consejería de Educación de la Junta de Andalucía, CEP de Jerez, Universidad de Cádiz.   Más información e inscripción en http://www.uca.es/app/celama/2011ec/bonald/seminario/

CFA: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München 10 post-docreserach fellowships

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München is one of the leading research universities in Europe, with a more than 500-year-long tradition. As part of the “LMU Academic Career Program”, LMU Munich will award 10 Research Fellowships to excellent junior academics. Applications are welcome from all candidates who have completed their doctoral studies within the last three years with outstanding results. Applicants must present an independent research project as part of their application. The project must be supported by a professor of LMU Munich. The fellows will become members of the Young Center of the Center for Advanced Studies and be able to make use of its services. Endowment Research fellows will receive an attractive salary according to the German "Tarifvertrag der Länder (TV-L)" (typically TV-L grade E 14). Applicants may apply for an additional start-up funding up to the amount of €25,000 as well as for material and travel expenses of up to €10,000 per year.