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RENEW: Intl. Conf. on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology : Oct 8-11, RIGA

Media Art Histories 2013: RENEW The 5th International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology RIGA, Latvia - October 8 - 11, 2013 The 5th International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology - RENEW, will be hosted by RIXC in partnership with the Latvian Academy of Arts, Stockholm School of Economics and Danube University’s Center for Image Science. Following Banff 2005, Berlin 2007, Melbourne 2009 and Liverpool 2011, the Media Art History Boards and Renew Co-chairs invite you to attend Renew in Riga 2013. Renew will host three days of keynotes, panels and poster sessions on the histories of networked digital, electronic and technological media arts. SESSIONS: :: Histories of networked art and media technologies, :: Archiving, preserving and representing new media art, :: Multifarious potential of expression in media art - 'new imagery' of our times, :: Media archaeology,

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 It is awarded every three years for an original and unpublished essay on any aspect of the history of alchemy or chemistry.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 Wo

TOC: New Issue of Contributions to the History of Concepts out now

Dear colleagues, We are happy to announce that vol. 8, issue 1 has been published and is now available online! Our latest issue, titled "Concepts of Empire and Imperialism", with an introduction about The Longue Durée of Empire written by Jörn Leonhard, offers a globe- trotting, time- traveling tour of past concepts of empire and imperialism: starting with the Ottoman empire- the volume embarks with articles by Marc Aymes on the inclusion of Ottoman studies within imperial studies and Einar Wigen on the Ottoman concepts of empire, the journey then continues through early 20th century Denmark- in Christian Egander Skov's article on the concept of "Rige", and ends with Zira Box's Article on the concept of imperialism in early Francoist Spain. Articles Introduction: The Longue Durée of Empire Toward a Comparative Semantics of a Key Concept in Modern European History Jörn Leonhard Many a Standard at a Time: The Ottomans' Leverage with Im

Call for Applications for DRS Incoming Postdoc Fellowships - COFUND-2014 and POINT/REGAIN-2014

The Dahlem Research School's Postdoc Fellowship Program - co-financed by the German Excellence Initiative and the Marie Curie Program of the European Commission - provides funding for outstanding postdoctoral researchers from all disciplines to conduct their own research project at Freie Universität Berlin. The aim is to support highly-qualified postdoctoral researchers who are outstanding in their field and to integrate them into one of the university's research groups in an early phase of their career. The program is designed to promote the further academic career development through research funding, a tailored qualification program including essential professional guidance on preparing grant proposals, and the opportunity to develop teaching and leadership skills. At the end of the funding period, DRS fellows are expected to apply for funding for follow-up research projects at Freie Universität Berlin. Dahlem Research School offers 18 Incoming Postdo