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Isis als Països Baixos

Benvolguts companyes i companys, Us passo el link amb l'anunci (en anglès) de la mudança de la revista Isis a terres holandeses. http://www.dwc.knaw.nl/toptijdschrift-wetenschapsgeschiedenis-isis-komt-naar-nederland/?lang=en Records, David Nofre

4-year PhD Studentship on ‘s Gravesande

Four-year PhD Studentship "In the footsteps of Newton? ‘s Gravesande’s Scientific Methodology" (1 January 2014 – 31 December 2018; full-time) Based at the Free University of Brussels (Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science; www.vub.ac.be/CLWF ) the project "In the footsteps of Newton? ‘s Gravesande’s Scientific Methodology" runs from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2018. The research project is funded by the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) ( www.fwo.be ). The doctoral student will conduct his or her doctoral research under the supervision of Prof. dr. Steffen Ducheyne.   Description of the research project This research project will scrutinize W. J. ‘s Gravesande’s (1688-1742) scientific methodology. ‘s Gravesande was one of earliest advocates of Newtonianism on the Continent and his works were highly influential. Surprisingly, there are few detailed studies of ‘s Gravesande’s methodological views proper and their relevance for his s

Call for Papers: Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place

http://sydney.edu.au/arts/research/quarantine/conferences/index.shtml  Call for Papers: Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place   14-16 August 2014    An international conference convened by historians, archaeologists and heritage scholars at the University of Sydney   The Quarantine Station, Sydney, Australia   The practice of quarantine has always been grounded in contested locations. The history and heritage of quarantine stations and places of isolation the world over remain in these landscapes, as built environments and in artefacts. In this way, sites of segregation have been both enduring and ephemeral. These vestiges intersect in powerful ways with memory and history, but what is being invoked? Who - or what - were the actors bound up by quarantine regulations? How can the material, documentary, legislative and spatial heritage of quarantine help us untangle narratives of global movement that were interrupted by incarceration?   Encom

Workshop: The Medical History of the First World War in Europe, University of Leeds, 17th-18th October, 2013

The Medical History of the First World War in Europe Centre for Medical Humanities, University of Leeds 17th-18th October, 2013 For full details at   http://arts.leeds.ac.uk/medicineww1/ To register go to: http://arts.leeds.ac.uk/medicineww1/register/ Provisional Programme Thursday, 17 th October, 2013 9:00     Registration 9:45     Welcome – Jessica Meyer 10:00   Wounds and Wounding Sophie Delaporte (University of Picardie Jules Verne): Title TBC Fiona Reid (University of Glamorgan): Wounded Men: the battle-stained hero, the cheery chap and ‘base fellows’. Bérangère Soustre de Condat (Université d’Aix-Marseille): L’arme terrible. Evolution of weapons, wounding, wounds, ballistics and forensics during the First World War (France, Great Britain). 11:30   Coffee 12:00   Caregiving Emily Mayhew (Imperial College London): Transforming the Battlefield:   the creation

Postdoctoral Fellowships - Volkswagen Foundation

VolkswagenStiftung, Hannover Bewerbungsschluss: 16.10.2013 Post-doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities at Universities and Research Institutes in Germany and the U.S. Call for Post-doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities at Universities and Research Institutes in Germany 1. Introduction The post-doctoral fellowships at German universities and research institutes are provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Volkswagen Foundation in close cooperation with the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, the Lichtenberg-Kolleg at Göttingen, the Center of Excellence and the Zukunftskolleg in Konstanz, the Dahlem Humanities Center of the Free University of Berlin, the Berliner Zentrum Moderner Orient, the German Archaeological Institute (DAI), the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, the German National Library in Frankfurt, the Herzog August Bibliothek at Wolfenbüttel, the German Literature Archive at Marbach (DLA), and the Leibniz Institute at European History at Mainz.