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2 ERC-funded Doctoral Positions, History of Medicine, Berlin

Call for Applications: Two doctoral positions (History of Medicine, Berlin) Applications are invited for 2 doctoral positions (65% E13) to be held for up to five years from 1 October 2012 at the Institute for the History of Medicine, Charité Berlin, for the research project “Ways of Writing: How Physicians Know, 1550-1950” funded by the European Research Council.   Successful applicants will join the ERC research group comprising Volker Hess, Andrew Mendelsohn, Ruth Schilling, Alexa Geisthövel, and Annemarie Kinzelbach, to complete a seven-person team by focusing on one of the following areas: 1.     Physici and Protophysici:   Physicians in administration in early modern northern Italy and / or the Spanish court.   Writing practices at the intersections of state or local government, university or medical corporations, and natural history.   Languages: Latin, Italian and/or Spanish required. 2.     Between laboratory and typing pool: Writing techniques and t

IHPST July Newsletter

The July IHPST newsletter is now available on the web at: http://ihpst.net/newsletters/ CONTENTS 1.         Science & Education Journal, Volume 21 Number 7 “Popularizing and Policing ‘Darwinism’ 1859-1900” 2.         Science & Education Journal, Report (a) Rationale and Purpose of the Journal (b) Journal on the Web         (c) Manuscript Submissions (d) Copyediting Assistance Required for Manuscripts from Non-Anglo Authors (e) Article Downloads (f) Thematic Issues (g) Journal Reviewing 3.         Journal Special Issue: History and Philosophy of Mathematics in Mathematics Education 4.         Journal Special Issue: Mendel, Mendelism and Education: 150 years since the “Versuche” 5.         First IHPST Asian Regional Conference, Seoul October 18-20, 2012 6.         Second IHPST Latin American Regional Conference, Mendoza, 3-6 October 2012 7.         Second IHPST Nordic Regional Meeting, Helsinki, 24 -26 October 2012 8.         Fifth

One week left to register for Science in Public conference, 20 and 21 July, UCL

Dear all, Only a week left to register for the Science in Public Conference at UCL, 20th and 21st July!  Places at the Friday reception are limited so book now to get your space.  Keynote address Our keynote speaker this year is  James Wilsdon, Professor of Science and Democracy, SPRU, University of Sussex.  The title of his plenary address is: 'Open season: what does all this talk of openness mean for science in public?' The programme, abstracts and registration for the Science in Public conference, are all available online: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/sts/engage_academics/conferences/sip2012 We look forward to welcoming you to the conference next week. About the conference Now in its 7th year, the Science in Public conference brings together those strands of academia which consider the relationships between science and ‘the public’, multiple publics, and the public sphere. This conference provides a wide-ranging platform for discussing and debating emerg

Call For Proposals: Workshop for the History of the Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS), March 15-17, 2013 PROPOSALS DUE AUGUST 1, 2012

The deadline for proposals for WHEATS 2013 is approaching. We welcome submissions from graduate students of all levels and disciplines engaged with any or all of the areas encompassed within the conference's title. Please see below for details. Call For Proposals: Workshop for the History of the Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS), March 15-17, 2013 PROPOSALS DUE AUGUST 1, 2012 The Doctoral Program in History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to be hosting WHEATS in 2013. Now in its ninth year, the Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS) brings together graduate students studying topics contained under this heading. The Workshop will take place March 15 through March 17, 2013. WHEATS welcomes submissions from any discipline that engages with these fields. Pre-circulated papers of 25-30 pages will be discussed by participants and senior scholars in roundtable for