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all for Abstracts/Papers: "Challenging Punishment: The War on Drugs, Race, and Public Health in the United States"

Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation (University of North Carolina Press, 2009) http://www.uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=1587 ********** "Challenging Punishment: The War on Drugs, Race, and Public Health" Donna Murch, PhD, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University Samuel Roberts, PhD, Associate Professor of History (Columbia University) and Sociomedical Sciences (Mailman School of Public Health) ***Please submit a detailed one to two page abstract which outlines research methods, sources, analytic framework as well as a one page bibliography to challengingpunishment@gmail.com by SEPTEMBER 1, 2012.*** This announcement describes a Call for Papers (CFP) for historical essays dealing with aspects of the U.S. War on Drugs, WWII to the present. Ultimately, these pre-circulated papers will be presented and workshopped at a two-part symposium to be held at Rutgers University (April 5-6, 2013) and Columbia Un

CFP "Novembertagung on History of Mathematics", Wuppertal,07-09 November 2012

Call for papers The 23rd ?Novembertagung on History of Mathematics? will take place at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal, November 07-09 2012. The Novembertagung is an annual international conference aimed at bringing together junior scientists working in the field. In its 23rd year of existence, it has grown into an important forum for PhD students and postdocs to present their projects and discuss innovative research approaches and methods, but also talk about general questions concerning the PhD process and the work in a scientific community. The overall theme of this year's edition has been chosen to be: ?Writing and Reading the History of Mathematics?. For more information and to register for the conference see: http://www.novembertagung2012.uni-wuppertal.de/en.html


Congrés 'Sites of Chemistry in 19th Century' L'Institut d'Història de la Medicina i de la Ciència López Piñero (centre mixt del CSIC i la Universitat de València), amb seu en el Palau de Cerveró, presenta el congrés Sites of Chemistry in the 19th Century, que tindrà lloc els pròxims dies 6 i 7 de juliol en la sala de conferències de l'institut. La trobada ha sigut organitzat per José Ramón Bertomeu-Sánchez, Mar Cuenca, Antonio García-Belmar, Ximo Guillem i Ignacio Suay-Matallana, i és la segona de les quatre conferències anuals que conformaran el projecte Sites of Chemistry (1700-2000), finançat pel Wellcome Trust i la Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. L'objectiu d'aquesta segona conferència és l'estudi de la varietat d'espais on la química es va practicar en el segle XIX. Interessa, en primer lloc, aprofundir en el coneixement de les formes i les finalitats que va adoptar la pràctica química en els diferents espais en els qual


Call for papers (with apologies for cross posting) 9th International Conference in the History of Chemistry (9ICHC)   CHEMISTRY IN MATERIAL CULTURE   Uppsala University 21-23 August, 2013 Conference webpage: http://www.9ichc.se   This interdisciplinary conference welcomes participants from a range of academic disciplines, including history of science and technology, economic history, cultural heritage research and the STS-field, as well as participants from chemistry, material science and related disciplines who have an interest in contributing to the writing of the history of their fields. Chemistry is the premier science dealing with the material world. From early modern times to the present, chemists have been involved in the analysis and synthesis of materials, in manufacture and industrial production. Engaging in diverse fields such as medicine, metallurgy, dyeing, agriculture, et cetera the science has had an important part in the shaping of the modern world,

Science X Medicine - 24th ICHSTM, Manchester, 22-28 July 2013

Dear All, We are looking for a number of additional participants for a symposium on the interactions and intersections of science and medicine, and their respective historiographies, to be held at the 24th ICHSTM in Manchester, July 2013 ( http://ichstm2013.com/ ). The details of the symposium and speakers already signed are available below. If you are interested in participating in this symposium please contact us ( josicas@alumni.uv.es ) before 15th September 2012. Please, include a paper title, abstract (max. 2500 characters) and affiliation details. Thank you. All the best, Josep **** Josep Simon Université Paris Ouest http://www.u-paris10.fr/jsp/fiche_annuaireksup.jsp?CODE=22715&LANGUE=0 http://www.ihmc.uv-csic.es/cv.php?id=14&idioma=Ing http://www.uoa.gr/step http://www.pickeringchatto.com/physics **** SYMPOSIUM ‘Science X Medicine: Promiscuous Objects, Entangled Problems’ Organized by Josep Simon (Université Paris Ouest) &