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Call for Papers: The Return of Biography: Reassessing Life Stories in Science Studies

Call for Papers: The Return of Biography: Reassessing Life Stories in Science Studies Organiser: Dr Boris Jardine (Science Museum, Curator of History of Science) http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/about_us/research/return_of_biography.aspx Commentator: Prof. Ludmilla Jordanova (Chair in Modern History, King's College London) Date: 18 July 2013 Location: The Science Museum, London, United Kingdom To coincide with the close of the biographical exhibition Codebreaker: Alan Turing's Life and Legacy, the Science Museum invites participation in a one-day workshop on the role of biography in science studies. The lived life serves as an organising principle across disciplines. We talk of the biographies of things and places, and we use personal narratives to give shape to history. Biography is central to historians' work but often unacknowledged and untheorised: it is used to inspire and to set examples and to order our thinkin


Colleagues: I have just down loaded the latest batch of doctoral dissertations pertaining to the history of science and medicine on the following URL: http://www.hsls.pitt.edu/histmed/dissertations Please share this information with your colleagues and students. Jonathon Erlen University of Pittsburgh

CFP reminder: History of Technology and Science Days, Um

Welcome to the History of Technology and Science Days/Teknik- och vetenskaphistoriska dagar 2013! Conference webpage: http://eventus.trippus.se/HistoryofTechnologyandScience2013 The conference welcomes researchers, including PhD students, from within the field of history of science and technology and all related fields in the humanities and social sciences, as well as researchers and participants from museums and the culture heritage sector. The conference is open to presentations or sessions on any theme, topic, or period related to the history of science and technology, but we especially welcome proposals that explicitly engage and intersect with the following three emerging interdisciplinary approaches: These rapidly expanding research areas encompass a multitude of visions, methodological directions, theoretical perspectives, and objects of study, but all represent efforts to reformulate and revitalize the relationship between the humanities
CALL FOR PAPERS 5th International Conference on The History of Medicine in Southeast Asia (HOMSEA 2014) To be held in Manila, The Philippines 9-11 January 2014 Conference Host: Department of History, Ateneo de Manila University All proposals on the subject of the history of medicine and health in Southeast Asia will be considered, but preference will be given to those on the following themes in Southeast Asia:        The history of medical education        Indigenous medical traditions        History of military medicine        Medical biographies        Organising the medical profession        Women¹s health and family planning        Medicine and social development        Travel, contact, exchange, and circulation of medicine        Colonial and national medicine        Historical medical texts        Medicine and religious practices        Chinese and Indian medicine        Early medical

CFP: IV En cuentro de Jóvenes I nvestigadores en His toria Contemporánea de la AHC, Valencia, 10-13 Septiembre 20 13

IV Encuentro de Jóvenes Investigadores en Historia Contemporánea de la AHC, Valencia, 10-13 Septiembre 2013 Call for papers El próximo septiembre de 2013 se celebrará en Valencia el "IV Encuentro de Jóvenes Investigadores de la Asociación de Historia Contemporánea" ( http://valencia2013.org/ ). El encuentro se organiza en forma de mesas/taller. Una de ellas, dedicada a la historia de la ciencia, se titulará "Ciencia, medicina y sociedad: debates y perspectivas en historia de la ciencia" ( http://valencia2013.org/?p=83 ). Esta sesión específica, que podrá contar con unas 10-15 comunicaciones, constituye una excelente ocasión para promover un mutuo acercamiento y colaboración entre los jóvenes investigadores en historia contemporánea y los de historia de la ciencia. Esta sesión pretende contribuir a explorar preguntas y métodos compartidos entre las diversas ramas de los estudios históricos y dar a conocer algunas de las tendencias y de las líneas de investi