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Lectureship in History of Medicine

The UCL Centre for the History of Medicine seeks to appoint a lecturer in the history of medicine. The post is strictly conditional on the nominated candidate receiving a Wellcome Trust University Award in the open competition held in the autumn of 2012 and winter of 2013. The Centre’s research has a special focus on the history of neurology and of neuroscience. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates whose research interests lie in this area. Further particulars can be found at: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID=amNvZGU9MTI4MTU4MyZ2dF90ZW1wbGF0ZT05NjUmb3duZXI9NTA0MTE3OCZvd25lcnR5cGU9ZmFpciZicmFuZF9pZD0wJmpvYl9yZWZfY29kZT0xMjgxNTgzJnBvc3RpbmdfY29kZT0yMjQmcmVxc2lnPTEzNDg2NTA2NTYtMWY3ODRiMThjYTczOTA0YzdjOTA4MWZiY2IxNDZiMDlhM2M1Y2U4ZQ ==

CfP: History of medicine in the Indian Ocean World

International Conference, "Histories of Medicine in the Indian Ocean World" Call for Papers Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC) McGill University, Montreal, Canada 26-27 April 2013 Organiser: Anna Winterbottom (IOWC, McGill University) The IOWC is looking for papers that address any aspect of medicine in the region of the Indian Ocean world, including Northeast, East and South Africa; the Middle East, the Indian Ocean islands; South, Southeast and East Asia, in any historical period. The aim of the conference is to interrogate the concept of the Indian Ocean as a "world" using the exchange of medical goods, texts, instruments and ideas as a lens through which to examine how far the region may be regarded as a cultural entity. As well as being an article of trade, medicine is associated with religious, spiritual, and cultural ideas about the body and its relation to the environment. These ideas both govern the acceptance, modification or rejecti

Conference, Marburg,18-19. October 2012: Nomadic Concepts, Biological concepts and their careers beyond biology

„Nomadic concepts. Biological concepts and their careers beyond biology” ----------------------------- Second Annual Conference of the Leibniz Graduate School for Cultures of Knowledge in Central European Transnational Contexts in cooperation with the Department of History, Central European University in Budapest ------------------------------ Dates: 18-19. October 2012 Venue: Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe – Institute of the Leibniz Association, Conference hall (Vortragssaal), Gisonenweg 5-7, 35037 Marburg http://www.herder-institut.de/startseite/kontakt/anreise.html Organizers: Peter Haslinger (Herder Institute, Marburg) Katalin Straner (CEU Budapest) Jan Surman (DAAD-Leibniz Research Fellow, Herder Institute, Marburg) Thursday, October 18, 2012 ---------------------------- 9:00-9:10 Peter Haslinger: Welcoming words 9:10-9:30 Katalin Straner, Jan Surman: Conceptual preliminaries 9:30-11:00 Section 1 Alexandra Claudia Manta:


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Número 147 de "Revista de Literatura"

Ha salido el número 147 de "Revista de Literatura". Apuntamos enlace con los títulos y resúmes de los artículos: http://revistadeliteratura.revistas.csic.es/index.php/revistadeliteratura/issue/current

7th European Spring School on History of Science and Popularization Science on Television Mahon (Minorca), 16-18 May 2013 FIRST CALL

7th European Spring School on History of Science and Popularization Science on Television Mahon (Minorca) , 16-18 May 2013 FIRST CALL Institute for Minorcan Studies (IME) Catalan Society for the History of Science and Technology (SCHCT) Centre for the History of Science (CEHIC) - Autonomous University of Barcelona Institució Milà i Fontanals (Spanish National Research Council/CSIC) Which roles do Television and Science play in our daily lives? Do they shape our perceptions, values, concerns and expectations? It is time to take a closer look at them… … from a historical point of view! Mass media and science are two sets of discourses and practices that play a key role in the construction of contemporary societies. They are best understood as forms of everyday interaction between people, collectives and institutions. They are also crucial sources of representation and interpretation of values, concerns and expectations of human communiti