Mostrando entradas de febrero 17, 2013

Cruzando fronteras:encuentros entre culturas y disciplinas (Universidad de Tsinghua, Pekín, 5-6 julio de 2013)

ADJUNTAMOS ESTA INFORMACIÓN CON RUEGO DE DIFUSIÓN :     CALL FOR PAPERS: Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLiST 2013:  Crossing the Border: Encounters between Cultures and Disciplines Location:  Tsinghua University , Beijing , China . Date: July, 5-6, 2013. Paper Submission Due: March 25, 2013 (should be sent to  ahlist1@gmail.com ). More info: http://leonorzozaya.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/ahlist-cfp-2013-1-last.pdf Estimados colegas: Se ha ampliado el plazo de presentación de comunicaciones, paneles y artículos del congreso interdisciplinar de la Asociación de Historia, Literatura, Ciencia y Tecnología titulado "Cruzando fronteras: encuentros entre culturas y disciplinas", que se celebrará en la Universidad de Tsinghua(Pekín,China), del 5 al 6 de julio de 2013.  La nueva fecha de entrega es el 25 de marzo de 2013. Se admiten propuestas en español, inglés y portugués, que se enviarán para su evaluación a la dirección ahlist1@gmail.com         Las soci

Laboratories of Art, March 7/8 2013 MPIWG Berlin

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce our upcoming conference:  Laboratories of Art , March 7/8 2013 Main Conference Room, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstr. 22, 14195 Berlin Organisers: Sven Dupré Max Planck Research Group Director, MPIWG/Freie Universität Berlin Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk Kunstpalast Museum Düsseldorf Common components of art and alchemy were materials, instruments, apparatus as well as processes and experiments.  Laboratories of Art  investigates ways in which artists' workshops could be said to be sites of alchemy. Exploring the relationship between art, knowledge, and technology, speakers discuss various visual and decorative arts: glassmaking, metallurgy, sculpture, goldsmithing, ceramics, and painting. Participants : Marco Beretta, Università di Bologna Andrea Bernardoni, Institute and Museum of the History of Science (Museo Galileo) David Brafman, Getty Institu

Request for Participation in a Short Online Survey over Historical Research Methods and Social Media

The editor of the History of Science Society’s Isis Current Bibliography , Stephen Weldon, is conducting a short survey about how students and professionals in history of science and related fields use reference tools and social media in their research. The purpose of this questionnaire is to help Weldon’s research team design a new set of discovery and networking tools for research in the history of science. He is working with a group of scholars, librarians, and technical experts on this project, exploring new possibilities for research tools in the current digital environment. Participation in this survey by anyone whose research may include the history of science, technology, and medicine, whether or not they use the Isis Bibliography, will help provide data on current research practices that will assist in the creation of a new research tool. You can access the questionnaire at the following address: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7H3XD63   The survey will be acces

Library of Congress Fellowship for the Study of Health and Spirituality

Good morning, The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is delighted to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality. This paid research opportunity at the Library of Congress is open to qualified scholars to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship designed to continue Dr. Larson's legacy of promoting meaningful, scholarly study of these two important and increasingly interrelated fields. The fellowship seeks to encourage the pursuit of scholarly excellence in the scientific study of the relation of religiousness and spirituality to physical, mental, and social health. It provides an opportunity for a period of six to twelve months of concentrated use of the collections of the Library of Congress, through full-time residency in the Library's John W. Kluge Center. I thought this opportunity may be of interest to you and your colleagues. We'd be appreciative if you may share this

Renaissance editions of Euclid's Elements (1482-1606)

Chers collègues, Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la mise à disposition dans la rubrique Ressources du site du laboratoire SPHERE du Corpus des éditions renaissantes des  Éléments  d'Euclide (1482-1606) http://www.sphere.univ-paris-diderot.fr/spip.php?rubrique131 Nous recevrons volontiers remarques ou informations de mise à jour. Odile Kouteynikoff, François Loget, Marc Moyon. ........................................................................................................................ Nad Fachard Communication – Edition /  SPHERE, Sciences, Philosophie, Histoire  /  UMR 7219 CNRS   /  /  Université Paris Diderot, /   5, rue Thomas Mann, case 7093, 75013 Paris   /   http://www.sphere.univ-paris-diderot.fr