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ABIERTO PLAZO para inscripción en los Primeros Cursos de Estadística y Demografía de la ADEH, 7 a 11 de julio en Guimarães, Portugal.

Siguiendo otras iniciativas que se están llevando a cabo en diferentes países europeos en la profundización en los conocimientos en métodos cuantitativos estadísticos dentro de las Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, la ADEH organiza sus primeros cursos intensivos de estadística y demografía que tendrán lugar del 7 al 11 de Julio en Guimarães, Portugal. La matrícula de estos cursos intensivos es gratuita para socios de la ADEH. Para proceder a la inscripción, por favor, entra en la web de la ADEH www.adeh.org y pincha sobre la imagen del cartel del curso. El plazo de inscripción permanecerá abierto hasta el viernes 27 de junio. Los cursos se desarrollarán durante 5 días, de lunes a viernes, en horarios de mañana y tarde y estarán abiertos también a no socios de la ADEH, pero la matrícula tiene un coste acorde al número de horas y especialización del curso. La matrícula en el curso, no cubre ni alojamiento ni comidas, aunque la ADEH ha gestionado, con dos alojamientos, precio

Harvard tenure-track history of technology search

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University  is conducting  a tenure -track search (assistant professorial level) in the history of technology.  A Ph.D. is required by the expected start date, and the Department is especially interested in candidates who show exceptional promise as scholars, teachers and mentors, and whose work complements that of the current faculty. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2015. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a brief outline of present scholarly projects and future plans, a teaching statement, and names and contact information for 3 references. We also ask candidates to submit a sample of recent scholarly work. All materials should be submitted directly to the Harvard academic positions site at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/4179 . We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, natio

10 Research fellowships for international PhD-students (IEGMainz)

The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) awards 10 Research fellowships for international PhD-students for a research stay in Mainz from January 2015 or later. Profile The IEG awards research fellowships for international junior scientist in history, theology and other historical subjects. The IEG promotes research on the historical foundations of Europe from the early modern period to contemporary history, particularly their religious, political and social dimensions. Projects dealing with European communication and transfer processes as well as projects focusing on questions related to theology, church history and intellectual history are particularly   welcome. What we offer Funding is currently EUR 1200/month. Research fellows live and work for at least 6 months and up to 12 months at the Institute in Mainz and can pursue their individual PhD-project. They are also invited to collaborate with the academic staff of the IEG, according to their particular fields and interests

CFA: Graduate Workshop "Approaches Within Philosophy of Science" - London, September 2-3, 2014

Graduate Students, call for abstracts Please circulate widely -- Apologies for crossposting FIRST LONDON PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE GRADUATE WORKSHOP -- APPROACHES WITHIN PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE UCL 2-3 September 2014 Organisers: Toby Friend and Phyllis Illari There has been an increase in the number of researchers working in philosophy of science in London, and this workshop aims to bring this community together with those further afield. Philosophy of science can involve many disparate methodologies and aims at achieving a variety of goals. As part of an ongoing project to bring together and boost our burgeoning and diverse community, this first workshop will centre on discussion of philosophical approaches within the field. Although we welcome all abstracts which touch on this theme, we are particularly keen for there to be a good discussion on the role and adequacy of methodological pluralism, the adequacy of dispositionalist treatments of scientific p

BSHS Annual Conference 2014

Registration for the British Society for the History of Science annual conference at the University of St Andrews (3 – 6 July 2014) will close on Wednesday 18 June at 5pm. Online registration has now closed and remaining places are limited. To book please contact Lucy Santos as soon as possible by e-mailing office@bshs.org.uk in the first instance with details of your requirements. Since we have now reached capacity for some parts of the conference (including some types of accommodation) bookings may be on a ‘first come first served’ basis.

FINAL CALL for Papers: Metallurgy in Warfare (HMS 2014 Annual Conference)

Conference: The Historical Metallurgy Society wishes to invite you to register for the annual conference. Details about the conference programme can be found in the following PDF (link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/om9jvbud1f1c4o3/Metallurgy_in_Warfare_2014_HMSAnnualConference.pdf ) "Metallurgy in Warfare - A Spur to Innovation and Development" HMS Annual Conference 2014 3rd to 5th October, City Hall, Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU Sessions: The conference is organised into four themed sessions: Ancient warfare and hand-to-hand combat Technology, organisation and production Firearms and artillery Modern warfare FINAL CALL for Papers: The committee has accepted a selection of papers with case studies that represent a diverse chronological and regional span for metallurgy in warfare. The committee wishes to make a final call for abstracts for the HMS Annual Conference 2014, "Metallurgy in Warfare - A Spur to Innovation