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Student Essay Scharchburg Award, Society of Automotive Historians (SAH)

THE SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE HISTORIANS RICHARD SCHARCHBURG   STUDENT PAPER AWARD, 2012 In order to encourage research and writing effort among university students in the area of automotive history, the Society confers its annual award for the best student paper in the auto history field. The award is named for Richard Scharchburg, the late Professor of History at Kettering University, eminent automotive historian, and past president of the Society of Automotive Historians. Persons submitting papers must be enrolled at educational institutions (upper-class undergraduate or graduate level) at the time of submission.   This competition is international in scope, but papers must be in the English language.   Papers already published or scheduled for publication will not be accepted. Manuscripts should not exceed 10,000 words, and should be double-spaced.   An abstract is requested.   Judging criteria include clear statement of purpose and testable hypothesis, accuracy a

CALL FOR PAPERS: Bio-enhancement, Emerging Technologies and Social Responsibilities (Dubrovnik, Croatia - Sept 10-14, 2012)

*ENHANCEMENT, EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES, AND SOCIAL CHALLENGES! **10 - 14 September 2012 at the Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik, Croatia. CFP DEADLINE: July 1st 2012 Major topics include: BIOENHANCEMENT, TECHNOLOGY AND ETHICS, TRANSHUMANISM, POSTHUMANISM, AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITES. The University of Zagreb, The New York Institute of Technology, University the 4thConference on Beyond Humanism: Trans- and Posthumanism. The 1 st Conference took place in April 2009 at the University of Belgrade (Humanism and Posthumanism), the 2nd Conference in September 2010 at the University of the Aegeans (Audiovisual Posthumanism), and the 3rdConference in October 2011 at Dublin City University (Transforming Human Nature). * *This year, the conference topic is ENHANCEMENT, EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES, AND SOCIAL CHALLENGES. The conference will be held at the Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik, Croatia from 10th until the 14th of September 2012. We invite papers and panel proposa

SPC Summer Symposium 2012 — Second Call for Papers

Please circulate widely — Apologies for cross-posting https://sites.google.com/site/ispc2012/ The International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry (ISPC) — Summer Symposium 2012 will be held from  Tuesday August 7  till Friday August 10, 2012  in Leuven, Belgium, in the Universiteitshal (Lakenhalle) of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven). An optional excursion will be organized on Saturday August 11, 2012. Abstracts for presentations and posters are currently being accepted for the ISPC Symposium.  The abstract submission deadline has been extended to  20 May 2012. Papers and posters are invited on the following topics: 1. Atoms in Molecules 2. Reflections on Symmetry in Chemistry 3. The Nature of the Chemical Bond 4. Structure in Chemistry 5. Ethical Aspects of Chemistry 6. Philosophizing Chemists 7. Doing Philosophy of Sustainable Chemistry 8. The Social Perception and Understanding of Chemistry A description of these topics can be found o

3 societies meeting

British Society for the History of Science, Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science, History of Science Society Registration for the 2012 3-Society Meeting in beautiful Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11-14 July) is now open. The registration link and a host of other information may be found at http://www.hssonline.org/Meeting/3_Society.html . Over 250 scholars from Great Britain, Canada, the United States and around the world will attend this quadrennial conference and a glance at the preliminary program will reveal the many interesting sessions to be offered: http://www.hssonline.org/Meeting/3_Society.html#program All sessions, save the opening reception at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, will be held on the University of Pennsylvania campus. Air conditioned dorms on the Penn campus are available and f or those wanting plusher accommodations, we have reserved a block of rooms at the Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel – both are within an easy walk

Exhibition Content Developer - Large Hadron Collider

Hola, les paso el link para una oferta de trabajo en el Science Museum Group de Londres, para desarrollar una exposición sobre el CERN. Saludos matiana https://vacancies.nmsi.ac.uk/VacancyDetails.aspx?FromSearch=True&MenuID=6Dqy3cKIDOg=&VacancyID=154