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Dynamis 2015; 35(1) Sumario

DYNAMIS Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam VOLUMEN 35 (1)                                                                                                                             2015 SUMARIO   ARTÍCULOS The historiography of psychoanalysis in Brazil: the case of Rio de Janeiro Cristiana Facchinetti and Rafael Dias de Castro 1.—Introduction. 2.—Traditional studies on the history of sychoanalysis in Rio de Janeiro. 3.—The «official» discourse on the history of psychoanalysis in Rio de Janeiro. 4—The new historiography of psychoanalysis in Rio de Janeiro. 5.—Final considerations. L'assimilació dels llibres sobre els animals d'Aristòtil en la medicina d'Arnau de Vilanova (c. 1240-1311) Sergi Grau Torras 1.—Introducció. 2.—Les traduccions llatines dels llibres sobre els animals durant els segles XII i XIII. 3.—Els llibres sobre els animals i la Facu

Science & Fiction Conference in Barcelona, September 2015

Dear all, Let me share the information about the conference:  "Science and Fiction: A Creative Exploration of Real and Fantastic Worlds". It is going to take place  in Barcelona on September 2015, and it is hosted by  Catalan Society for History of Sciences and Technology and the Catalan Society for Science-Fiction and Fantasy .  You can read more information here: https://cienciaificcio.wordpress.com/in-english/   Important dates March 31 st , 2015: Deadline for communication proposals. April 30 th , 2015: Notifications of acceptance begin. From May 15 th  to June 15 th , 2015: Registration fee payment. September 2-5: International Conference Science & Fiction.​ Best,  Carlos Gámez Pérez PhD Candidate in Romance Studies and Teaching Assistant Department of Modern Languages and Literatures Merrick Building 210-24 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL My novel,  Artefactos  http://www.udllibros.com/l

Call for Book Proposals Brill History of Modern Science Series

Call for Book Proposals Brill History of Modern Science Series Editors: Massimiliano Badino, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Kostas Gavroglu, University of Athens Jürgen Renn, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin Aims & Scope The nineteenth century has witnessed the unprecedented development of classical physics, the multifarious use of physics and chemistry in industry, the rise of evolutionary theories in biology and geology, and a number of groundbreaking developments in mathematics. Though most of these trends continued into the twentieth century, the theories of relativity and quantum mechanics transformed radically the classical view of physics and research in the life sciences revealed a number of astonishing results. Furthermore, during the second half of the twentieth century, “Big Science” has come to characterize the dramatic institutional metamorphoses of science. Historians and sociologists of science, in ever increasing numbers, have been offering

Mahoney Prize - new article prize for 2015

Greetings all -  SIGCIS is happy to announce the inaugural call for submissions for the Mahoney Prize, a new article prize in the history of computing and information technology, broadly conceived.  The following call for submissions is posted on our website at  http://www.sigcis.org/mahoneyprize .  Please share this announcement widely!  The information below is also available from the SIGCIS website at http://www.sigcis.org/mahoneyprize , where you can find a pdf file of the prize announcement at the bottom of the page. The Mahoney Prize recognizes an outstanding article in the history of computing and information technology, broadly conceived. The Mahoney Prize commemorates the late Princeton scholar Michael S. Mahoney, whose profound contributions to the history of computing came from his many articles and book chapters. The prize consists of a $500 award and a certificate. For the inaugural 2015 prize, articles published in the preceding three years (2012,