Mostrando entradas de agosto 10, 2014

2nd CFP: Bucharest Graduate Conference in Early Modern Philosophy

The Bucharest Graduate Conference in Early Modern Philosophy Fifth Edition: 28-29 November 2014 Keynote speakers: John Henry (University of Edinburgh) Arianna Borrelli (Technical University of Berlin) The Center for Logic and History & Philosophy of Science at the University of Bucharest is organizing its fifth graduate conference for advanced master and PhD students working on early modern philosophy. The event will be held on November 28-29, 2014 at the University of Bucharest, Romania. We cordially invite graduate students to submit abstracts on any topic related to early modern philosophy at bucharest.graduate.conference@gmail.com by August 20, 2014. Abstracts should not exceed 500 words and should be prepared for blind review. Papers will be given 40 minutes (30 minutes talk, 10 minutes open discussion). The Program Committee will notify authors of its decision by September 10. Conference fee: € 40. For any further questions, you can get in touch with us via email or on Facebo

Medical Heritage Library update on new Wellcome Library project

Dear friends, Hope you’ve been enjoying the summer. We’ve got some news that might make the fall even more fun. The Wellcome Library, an MHL principal contributor, announced in March of 2014 a project designed in partnership with Jisc and Research Libraries UK  and now with support from the Higher Education Funding Council for England that will digitize over 30,000 nineteenth century rare books to form the core of a UK Medical Heritage Library (UK MHL). MHL and UK MHL content will be copied and shared across the two repositories, extending and deepening MHL resources. This week, Wellcome Library and Jisc announced its nine collaborators in the ambitious digitization project: UCL (University College London), the University of Leeds, the University of Glasgow, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, King's College London, and the University of Bristol along with the libraries of the Royal College of Physicians of London, the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and

PAUL BUNGE PRIZE - History of Scientific Instruments - 2015

The German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker / GDCh) invites international applications for the Paul Bunge Prize 2015, awarded by the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation, which is administered by the German Chemical Society and the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry (Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie). The prize is endowed with 7.500,- Euro and honours outstanding publications in German, English or French on all aspects of the history of scientific instruments. Applications must include a curriculum vitae and a complete list of publications. The work(s) to be considered for the prize should be submitted in printed form. The deadline for nominations and applications is September 30, 2014. The prize is named after Paul Bunge, the most important maker of analytical, assay and high-performance precision balances in the second half of the 19th century. -- The award ceremony will take place during the GDCh Chemistry Forum in Dresden, August 30 - Septembe