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History of Science Post-Doc at UNED (Madrid)

The Department of Logic, History and Philosophy of Science at UNED (the Spanish Open University) will sponsor an applicant for the postdoctoral position just launched by our university. The only pre-requisite at the time of application is to hold a Ph.D. and to be a European Union passport or Spanish residence permit. It's a four year position and the monthly sallary is around 1600 EUR plus social security, starting in Fall 2012. The preferred AOS, broadly defined is this: History of science from Antiquity to the early Scientific Revolution, with an internalist orientation and particular attention to its connections with the History of philosophy. The deadline is tight: February 20, 2012 For further information, do not hesitate to contact me Best wishes David -- **** Dr. David Teira Dpto. de Lógica, Historia y Filosofía de la ciencia (UNED) http://www.uned.es/personal/dteira/ Deputy Editor | THEORIA http://www.ehu.es/theoria

Research fellowship on history of women in medicine

The M. Louise Carpenter Gloeckner, M.D. Summer Research Fellowship is offered annually by the Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center: Archives and Special Collections on Women in Medicine. A $4,000 stipend is awarded to one applicant for research completed in residence at the Legacy Center. The term of the fellowship is no less than four to six weeks to begin on or after June 1. The annual deadline for applications is March 1 and has been extended this year to April 1, 2012. Full information at http://bit.ly/wye5FM or email Joanne Murray at archives@drexelmed.edu -- Margaret Graham Managing Archivist, Legacy Center Drexel University College of Medicine archives.drexelmed.edu mgraham@drexelmed.edu @visiblehistory |@ducomarchives 215-991-8342 215-991-8340 (main)

Update CFP: Perspective as Practice

Call for Papers:  PERSPECTIVE AS PRACTICE: An international conference on the circulation of optical knowledge in and outside the workshop  -  October 12-13, 2012, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin Organizers:  Sven Dupré, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin & Jeanne Peiffer, Centre Alexandre Koyré, Paris We invite proposals from scholars in the history of science and technology, the history of art, technical art history and conservation science and other related disciplines for an international conference on the production and circulation of optical knowledge in workshop and design practices of the visual and decorative arts and (garden) architecture between the fourteenth and seventeenth century. This conference addresses both the practical optical knowledge produced in the context of artists’ workshops and artists’ appropriation and use of the science of optics ( perspectiva ), which included questions of psychology, physiology, anato

Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature Following the success of the recent collection The Female Body in Medicine and Literature (LUP 2011) Liverpool University Press have commissioned a companion volume entitled The Male Body in Medicine and Literature. This new collection will provide interdisciplinary essays that will explore the complex intersections between literature and the medical treatment of the male body. We wish to consider the wider cultural ramifications of the representation of the male body, health, sickness, masculinity and ‘manhood’ in order to further our understanding of gender studies, gender politics, science, medicine and literature. The purpose of this book will be to survey the complex relations between literature and the medical treatment and representation of the male body from 1600 to the present day and we are seeking essays which offer a range of methodologies that will be interdisciplinary in their discussion of medicine of the mal