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The Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry: The Partington Prize 2014

The Partington Prize 2014 The Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry has established the Partington Prize in memory of Professor James Riddick Partington, the Society’s first Chairman. It is awarded every three years for an original and unpublished essay on any aspect of the history of alchemy or chemistry. The prize consists of five hundred pounds (£500). The competition is open to anyone with a scholarly interest in the history of alchemy or chemistry who, by the closing date of 31 December 2013, has not reached 35 years of age, or if older has been awarded a doctoral thesis in the history of science within the previous three years. Scholars from any country may enter the competition, but entries must be submitted in English and must not have been previously submitted to another journal. The prize-winning essay will be published in the Society’s journal,  Ambix. Entries should be submitted electronically as e-mail attachments. We prefer files to be Microsoft Word docum

Stip: 3 PhD Studentships in "History" (Univ. of London)

Birkbeck, University of London, London, 01.10.2013 Bewerbungsschluss: 15.02.2013 The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck invites applications from suitable candidates for three fully-funded PhD Studentships, commencing 1 October 2013. Research expertise within the department stretches from antiquity to contemporary history, and we invite applications for any suitable topic. Applicants will normally have completed, or be about to complete, a Masters in history or a related discipline, with an achieved or predicted grade of Distinction; and have gained a First-class BA honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. The Department will award two HCA studentships, which come from a generous alumnus donation. These two awards will cover fees at UK/EU levels, and a maintenance grant in line with AHRC rates for the duration of three years (full-time students only). Applications from non-UK/EU nationals will be considered, but any such applicant would have to cov

La Universidad de Cádiz, Universidad de los Bicentenarios

Se adjunta enlace en el que se puede ver un balance de las actividades realizadas por la Universidad de Cádiz durante la celebración del Bicentenario de la Constitución de 1812 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yj1YI6l00MA&feature=youtu.be

Psychical Research and Parapsychology in the History of Medicine and the Sciences

Registration is now open for the conference Psychical Research and Parapsychology in the History of Medicine and the Sciences , to be held at University College London on 25-27 January 2013. For the conference programme and registration details, please go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cehp/chpd/current-phd-students/andreas-sommer

Call for Submissions from Oxford University Press

Call for Submissions from Oxford University Press Editor in Chief: Ibrahim Kalin Senior Editors: Salim Ayduz, Caner Dagli The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science and Technology in Islam, one in a series of four reference works on Islamic studies, will be published in 2013 as a part of Oxford's award-winning reference program, which includes The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World and Oxford Islamic Studies Online. The two-volume encyclopedia will include over 300 entries with maps, figures, etc. The Encyclopedia is currently seeking submissions for entries ranging from 750 to 4,000 words on the philosophical, scientific and technological dimensions of Islam and the Muslim world. Individual entries are planned in the following areas: .          Biographies of major figures of philosophy, science, and technology from the classical through the modern period such as Ibn Sina, Ibn Tufayl, Jabir ibn Hayyan, al-Majriti, etc. .        

Call for Papers for Panel(s) on Women and Science

Toronto, Canada: May 22-25, 2014 Proposals due: January 15, 2013   http://cahn-achn.ca/call-for-papers-berkshire-conference-on-womens-history/  We are endeavouring to build a panel across national boundaries, with papers ranging from the pre-modern (ancient, medieval, early modern) periods to recent history. As a forum dedicated to encouraging innovative, cross-disciplinary scholarship, and transnational conversation, we invite submissions from graduate students, international scholars, independent scholars, filmmakers, educators, curators, artists, activists, and welcome a variety of perspectives. This panel is being sponsored by the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, an international, cross-disciplinary journal which publishes in English and French. Successful submissions will be considered for a special issue of the Bulletin. Individual Papers: The submission file should include your name, paper title, and a 250-word abstract.   Please also submit

Call for Submissions: European Society for the History of Human Sciences 2013 Annual Conference

Call for Submissions: European Society for the History of Human Sciences 2013 Annual Conference Papers, posters, symposia, or workshops may deal with any aspect of the history of the behavioral, human, and social sciences or with related historiographic and methodological issues. Submissions must be received by March 31st 2013. For updates on the conference, check the ESHHS website www.eshhs.eu and conference site www.awz.uni-wuerzburg.de The purpose of ESHHS is to promote international, multidisciplinary cooperation in scholarly activity and research in the history of the human sciences. The Society supports the history and historiography of the human sciences in their broadest sense, including psychology, pedagogy, sociology, anthropology, political science, criminology, linguistics and so forth, as well as relevant specializations within biology, history and philosophy, for example. The Society is free from affiliation to any particular discipline or