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CFP: Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry Karl Jaspers Award

Call for Papers: Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry Karl Jaspers Award Submission deadline: Sunday, December 1 2013 The Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry (AAPP) announces a competition for residents and fellows in psychiatry, and graduate students in philosophy, psychology, or related fields. The Karl Jaspers Award is given for the best solely authored, unpublished paper related to the subject of philosophy and psychiatry. Appropriate topics for the essay include, among others, the mind-body problem, psychiatric methodology, nosology and diagnostic issues, epistemology, biopsychosocial integration, the philosophy of science, philosophical aspects of the history of psychiatry, psychodynamic, hermeneutic and phenomenological approaches, and psychiatric ethics. The Jaspers Award is announced at our AAPP Annual Meeting, held concurrently with the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Mee


1 ST  EUROPEAN AUTUMN SCHOOL ON HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND EDUCATION: “SOURCES AND RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES IN THE ERA OF INTERNET”  Barcelona, 14-16 November 2013  LAST CALL: NEW DEADLINES ! Societat Catalana d’Història de la Ciència i de la Tècnica (SCHCT) European Society for the History of Science (ESHS) Centre d’Història de la Ciència (CEHIC), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) Càtedra Unesco en Tècnica i Cultura. Centre de Recerca per la Història de la Tècnica (CRHT), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)  The  Societat Catalana d’Història de la Ciència i de la Tècnica  is going to organize The 1 st  European Autumn School on History of Science and Education. The main goal of the School is to provide training and to encourage debate, participation and effective interaction among the attending public and the invited specialists, dealing with basic and practical aspects concerning the interplay between history of scie

Digitised Board of Longitude archive online

Following yesterday's launch event ( http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/2502/ ) for the JISC-funded project, Navigating Eighteenth-Century Science and Technology, the complete archive of the Board of Longitude with related material from Cambridge University Library and the National Maritime Museum, is now available online. The collection and links to introductory videos, essays and other resources can be found here: http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/longitude See also the introduction to the project here http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/digitisation/content2011_2013/Board%20of%20Longitude.aspx and at the Guardian blogs http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/the-h-word/2013/jul/18/navigating-science-board-longitude-archive . Dr Rebekah Higgitt Curator of History of Science and Technology Royal Museums Greenwich

Announcing the 3rd Notes and Records Essay Award

This biennial competition is open to researchers in the history of science, technology and medicine who have completed a postgraduate degree within the last five years. The unpublished essay, based on original research, should relate to aspects of the history of science, technology and medicine covered by the journal. The 2012 winner was Meghan Doherty, for her essay entitled 'Discovering the “True Form:” Hooke’s Micrographia and the Visual Vocabulary of Engraved Portraits' – see http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsnr.2012.0031 . The essay is a detailed analysis of Robert Hooke’s artistic connections and his studies of drawing. The award includes a cash prize of £500. The deadline for submission of an essay is 31st January 2014. More details at http://rsnr.royalsocietypublishing.org/site/misc/essayaward.xhtml Phil Phil Hurst Publisher T +44 20 7451 2630 The Royal Society 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG royal

Cornell postdoc advertised

We seek to hire a post-doctoral researcher to advance a project focused on destabilization of knowledge claims, science communication, and organizational strategies in the field of environmental conservation. The empirical focus of the project is the monarch butterfly and new claims that challenge a received wisdom that populations of monarchs are rapidly declining. Other recent data supports the conventional wisdom of declining populations in the face of increasing threats and challenges. As a charismatic terrestrial invertebrate, and because of spectacular fidelity exhibited in its long distance migration (>5000 km) across North America and its choice of host plant, the monarch enjoys a status as a conservation icon. As an icon, this butterfly plays a role in public and policy-oriented communication; it may also serve to structure organizational programming in both cognitive and strategic terms. We seek to study how individuals and organizations respond to knowledge