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MA studentships available in history of sci, tech and med at Kings College London

The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Department of History, Kings College London, is offering up to 5 fees-only MA studentships, and a smaller number of full studentships (covering fees and a maintenance bursary) for UK, EU and overseas students in the 2014-15 academic year. It will also offer a single four-year Hans Rausing MA + PhD studentship (covering fees and maintenance) to an outstanding home, EU or overseas student intending to progress from the MA to undertake a PhD at KCL in the history of science and/or technology For full details and how to apply see: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/history/study/fund/stminhfund.aspx   Information about the course is available here: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/prospectus/graduate/index/name/science-history/ More about the Centre here: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/history/research/chostm/index.aspx In addition, KCL has just announced a raft of new postgraduate scholarships availabl

Support for Research at The Bakken Library and Museum

Support for Research at The Bakken Library and Museum RESEARCH TRAVEL GRANT and VISITING RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP Application deadline: March 3rd, 2014 The Bakken (Minneapolis, MN) awards short-term fellowships and travel grants to scholars and artists to support research using The Bakken’s library and artifact collections. The collections address the history of electricity and magnetism (with a focus on their roles in the life sciences and medicine) and include approximately 11,000 books, journals, and manuscripts, and 2,200 instruments, medical devices, and other artifacts. The awards are to be used to help defray the expenses of travel, subsistence and other direct costs of conducting research at The Bakken for researchers who must travel some distance and pay for temporary lodging in the Twin Cities in order to conduct research at The Bakken. Visiting research fellowships are awarded up to a maximum of $1,500; the minimum period of residence is two weeks, and preference i

Two Awards for Neuro History and Psychiatry at the Osler Library, McGill University

Please note that we are accepting applications for these research travel grant to the Osler Library of the History of Medicine in Montreal, Quebec.   The Deadline is February 1st. The Dr. Dimitrije Pivnicki Award in Neuro-History The Dr. Dimitrije Pivnicki Award in Neuro-History is offered by the Osler Library and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Library to support research in the field of neuropsychiatry and neuro-history. The award was established in 2012 by the family and friends of Dr. Pivnicki (1918-2007), who practiced and taught psychiatry at the Allen Memorial Institute of McGill University from 1956 to 1996. With degrees in law and medicine, he had a wide and eclectic interest in classic and modern languages and literature, and a keen appreciation of the history of neuropsychiatry, an area of scholarship that will be advanced by this award. The award supports a student or scholar wishing to carry out research utilizing the rich archival and monographic hold

Call for Papers: Psychology and the Classics: A Dialogue of Disciplines

Call for Papers: Psychology and the Classics: A Dialogue of Disciplines http://ishr-web.org/aws/ISHR/pt/sd/news_article/83815/_PARENT/layout_details/false    24-27 March 2015 Leuven, Belgium This conference aims to bring together scholars from the fields of classics and psychology in order to determine what they have to offer to each other in terms of hermeneutic approaches, research questions, and methodological legitimation. Both the field of classics and that of psychology are here to be conceived in the widest sense possible, comprising, in case of the former, ancient philosophy, history, rhetoric, and literature, and, in case of the latter, psychoanalysis, social psychology, theories of emotion, and neuroscience. We welcome innovative contributions from a wide array of scholars. Preference will be given to papers which have the potential to provoke fruitful interdisciplinary discussions in an open and convivial atmosphere. Abstracts for individual co