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Additional Research Postgraduate Funding Opportunities in Philosophy/HPS at Leeds 2014/15

The University of Leeds has recently announced a large number of Anniversary Research Scholarships for 2014 and 2015 entry.   To celebrate the University's 110th anniversary, a total of 110 new research scholarships will be available for each of these two years of entry.   This has been made possible by an additional investment of more than £10m, supported by the University. Outstanding scholars from any discipline are invited to apply for the funding. To be considered for one of our scholarships you must meet the eligibility criteria and submit a scholarship application form by the relevant deadline: 30 April 2014 (23:59 UK time).   Download the full eligibility criteria and an application form from http://www.leeds.ac.uk/rsa/postgraduate_scholarships/UoLARS-AppForm14.doc . Successful applicants will receive payment to cover their University fees for a period of three years, along with a maintenance grant matching the Research Council UK rate. The total value of the t

Postdoc position in the history of neuroscience and psychiatry at the University of Calgary (Canada)

Postdoctoral Scholar Position Area:              History of Medicine (history of neuroscience & psychiatry) Duration:        2 Years (potential for 3rd year) Start Date:     September 1, 2014 Salary:            Commensurate with Experience The Department of Community Health Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Neuroscience & Psychiatry for a research project funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Job Description: The UofC has an active research and educational community in the wider field of the science studies (programs in the History of Medicine and Health Care, History and Philosophy of Science, as well as Science and Technology Studies).   The successful applicant will work with a team of historians and science scholars based in the Faculty of Medicine with strong links to the Faculties of Arts/Science/Nursing, the Calgary Inst

HSS Levinson Prize Deadline Extended to May 1

The deadline for nominations for the History of Science Society's Levinson Prize for outstanding book in the history of the life sciences and natural history has been extended to May 1st, 2014. Nominations can be made online at http://www.hssweb.org/nominations/ . Nominators do not need to be members of the HSS. The Suzanne J. Levinson Prize is to be awarded biennially for a book in the history of the life sciences and natural history. For 2014, the book must have been written in the previous 4 years to be eligible, meaning books written in 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010 can be nominated. In establishing the prize, Mark Levinson honors his wife Suzanne J. Levinson, who was especially interested in the history of evolutionary theory, microbiology, and botany. Gregory Radick Professor of History and Philosophy of Science School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT, UK Tel: (UK) 0113 343 3269 Email: G.M.Radick@leeds.ac

Early Modern Medicine of the Mind, London, May 29-30 2014

Sorana Corneanu, Guido Giglioni and Charles Wolfe, organizers Early Modern Medicine of the Mind Warburg Institute, University of London, May 30-31, 2014 http://warburg.sas.ac.uk/events/colloquia/early-modern-medicine-of-the-mind Best Charles Wolfe -- Charles T. Wolfe Research Fellow, Sarton Centre for History of Science Dept. of Philosophy and Moral Sciences, Ghent University Blandijnberg 2, B-9000 Ghent http://ugent.academia.edu/CharlesWolfe    http://www.sarton.ugent.be/node/13 Editor, Springer series in History, Philosophy & Theory of the Life Sciences, http://www.springer.com/series/8916 T   +3292643952 │ mob (FR)   +33620103586 │ mob (BE)   +32471653821 │  F   +3292644187

Book Review: Flack on Miller, The Nature of the Beasts: Empire and Exhibition at the Tokyo Imperial Zoo

Ian Jared Miller. The Nature of the Beasts: Empire and Exhibition at the Tokyo Imperial Zoo. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. xxvii + 322 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-27186-9. Reviewed by Andrew Flack (University of Bristol) Published on H-Environment (April, 2014) Commissioned by Dolly Jørgensen https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=40640