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Marc Bloch Prize in Early Modern and Modern European History

The Department of History and Civilization< http://www.eui.eu/HEC > of the European University Institute< http://www.eui.eu/ > is proud to announce the Marc Bloch Prize in Early Modern and Modern European History (15th- 21st centuries) <http://www.eui.eu/DepartmentsAndCentres/HistoryAndCivilization/Resear chAn> to the author of the best new MA thesis in early modern or modern European history and in the history of Europe in the world. We would be grateful if you could kindly forward the attached announcement to any recent graduate who might be interested in participating in the competition. More information can be found on http://www.eui.eu/DepartmentsAndCentres/HistoryAndCivilization/Researc hAndTeaching/MarcBlochPrize.aspx Thank you, Anna Coda Nunziante ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Anna Coda-Nunziante | Departmental Assistant Department of History and Civilization | European University Institute Via Boccaccio 121 | 50133 Firenze | Italy Te

Professorship "Philosophy of ecology" (Paris)

Chers collègues, Je vous informe qu'un poste de professeur "Philosophie de l'écologie" est ouvert dans le cadre des concours de recrutement d'enseignants chercheurs du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, affecté au Centre Alexandre Koyré. Le poste a été publié sur le portail Galaxie. Le profil de poste est consultable à l'adresse suivante : https://www.galaxie.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/ensup/emplois_ publies.html Les candidats pourront s'inscrire dès maintenant et jusqu'au 26/06/2012, 16H00 sur le portail Galaxie à l'adresse suivante : https://galaxie.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/antares/can/astree /index.jsp J'attire votre attention sur le fait que l'enregistrement de la candidature sur le portail Galaxie doit se faire avant 16h00, au plus tard le 26/06/2012. Le dossier est à retourner pour le 26/06/2012 minuit. Les conditions de candidature ainsi que les modalités de constitution des dossiers sont

Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, located in Berlin, offers one Postdoctoral Fellowship for a scholar in legal history or history of technology. The position lasts for 10 months, starting October 15, 2012 (with the possibility of starting earlier), and may be renewed. Outstanding junior scholars are invited to apply. This fellowship is awarded in conjunction with the research project, “The Writing of Deaf-Muteness and the Construction of Norms,” which “traces the writing and illustration of deaf-muteness from the early 17th century to the late 19th century in Europe and the United States.” The fellowship is endowed with a monthly stipend between €1,900 and €2,300. Deadline: June 6, 2012. http://blog.historians.org/grants/1643/grant-of-the-week-postdoctoral-fellowship-at-the-max-planck-institute-for-the-history-of-science

CfA: Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference

Call for Abstracts Second Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference September 27-28, 2012; Kalamazoo, Michigan Overview: Proponents of medical humanities contend that the humanistic dimensions of medicine and health are a critical component of those disciplines; not only do these dimensions help us to understand the very nature of medicine and health, their apprehension allows caregivers to relate to their patients, to treat those patients with respect and dignity, and to provide more holistic and empathetic care. The Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference aims to explore a range of themes within the medical humanities, though a primary focus will be on how medical professionals are influenced by the humanities in their daily practices. This includes values and ethics, and extends to humanities such as music, poetry, and so forth. We are interested in how this informs the care giver's practice of medicine, nursing, or other heal

PhD Bursaries - History of child health

Research opportunity in 19th and early 20th century British children's hospitals and child health PhD Bursaries available from Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Kingston University Deadline: 15 June 2012 Kingston University has announced it is making 14 fees-only PhD bursaries available across arrange of subject areas within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, including History. Over the last ten years, the History Department at Kingston has been constructing a series of databases created from admission registers to four children's hospitals in the 19th and early 20th centuries. One of the objectives of building the databases was to encourage academic work on these sources by developing a series of questions such sources could be used to investigate.   The databases provide information on nearly 120,000 individual patients including age, sex, admission details, original diagnosis, length of stay in hospital and outcome of stay. Some also contain in


LEONARDO SCHOLARSHIP FOR MEDIA ART HISTORIES => First International Master of MediaArtHistories (low-residency, English language, international faculty) In affiliation with a driving force leading the field, Leonardo/ISAST, The Center for Image Science is pleased to announce their continued cooperation with a half-tuition scholarship for the Master of Arts (MA) course in MediaArtHistories, for the start in November 2012. => LEONARDO SCHOLARSHIP FOR MEDIA ART HISTORIES The scholarship is planned to answer the critical challenges of the 21st century, which require mobilization and cross-fertilization among the domains of art, science and technology by supporting the studies of a new researcher or artist. The postgraduate program MediaArtHistories conveys the most important developments of contemporary art through a network of renowned international theorists, artists and curators like: Erkki HUHTAMO, Lev MANOVICH Christiane PAUL, Roger MALINA Jens HAUSER, Jeffrey SH