Mostrando entradas de junio 17, 2012

East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine (EASTM)

East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine (EASTM) Contents #34 Special Issue Networks and Circulation of Knowledge: Encounters between Jesuits, Manchus and Chinese in Late Imperial China Note from the Editor-in-Chief                        9 Introduction from the Guest Editor — NICOLAS STANDAERT                              12 The Jesuits in China and the Circulation of Western Books in the Sciences (17th-18th Centuries): The Medical and Pharmaceutical Sections in the SJ Libraries of Peking —NOËL GOLVERS                                        15 Jesuit Medicine in the Kangxi Court (1662-1722): Imperial Networks and Patronage —BEATRIZ PUENTE-BALLESTEROS                          86 Research Note Introduction and Development of the Screw in Seventeenth-Century China: Theoretical Explanations and Practical Applications by Ferdinand Verbiest —NICOLE HALSBERGHE                              163 Reviews Wu Yi-Li, Reproducing Women: Med

Call for applications: AAHM's Pressman-Burroughs Wellcome Award, 2013

The American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) welcomes applicants for the *Jack D. Pressman-Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Development Award in 20th Century History of Medicine or Biomedical Sciences* ** This award honors Jack D. Pressman, Ph.D., a distinguished historian of medicine and Associate Professor of the History of the Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco at the time of his early and unexpected death in June 1997. The award and stipend of $1,000 is given yearly for outstanding work in twentieth-century history of medicine or medical biomedical sciences, as demonstrated by the completion of the Ph.D. and a proposal to turn the dissertation into a publishable monograph. The Ph.D. must have been completed and the degree granted within the last five years (i.e., 2008--2012). The application must include a curriculum vitae, the dissertation abstract, a one-page summary of the proposed book; a description (not exceeding two page

Rutgers Post-Docs in philosophy of cosmology

Rutgers University is seeking to appoint up to 3 post doctoral fellows in philosophy of cosmology. The positions will be associated with the Rutgers University Philosophy department and with a multi-university project in Philosophy of Cosmology.  The post docs start September 1, 2012 or Jan 1, 2013. For  more information see the project website http://philocosmology.rutgers.edu/ or email Barry Loewer   loewer@rci.rutgers.edu

Seminário Saúde Internacional Saúde Global: Perspectivas Históricas da América Latina e Caribe

Seminário Saúde Internacional Saúde Global: Perspectivas Históricas da América Latina e Caribe   Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Av. Brasil 4036 sala 407 (Expansão do Campus)   28 — 29 de junho | 2012 Informações e inscrições: s audeglobal@coc.fiocruz.br www.coc.fiocruz.br

Conference Announcement- Scientiae 2013 18-20 April

Conference announcement- Scientiae 2013: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early Modern World University of Warwick (UK), 18th-20th April 2013 The second annual Scientiae conference will take place on the 18-20th of April 2013 at Warwick University in the UK, building on the success of a conference this April (hosted at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver) which brought together over 100 speakers from across the globe to explore the interdisciplinary nature of early modern knowledge. The premise of this conference is that the Scientific Revolution can be considered an interdisciplinary process involving Biblical exegesis, art theory, and literary humanism, as well as natural philosophy, alchemy, occult practices, and trade knowledge. As such, Scientiae will bring together scholars working in the diverse fields associated with early modern knowledge, all taking early-modern science as their common intellectual object. The conference will offer a forum both for the sharing of rese