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Postdoctoral Fellowship - History of nuclear energy and society (6,5 month)

Postdoctoral Fellowship - History of nuclear energy and society Observatoire des Sciences de l’Univers Ecce Terra Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Sorbonne Universités (Paris) Duration: 6,5 months Application Deadline: November 6, 2015 We seek a post-doc fellow to join our international team and carry out research on the history of nuclear science in Europe as part of “History of Nuclear Energy and Society (HoNESt)”, a three-year project funded by the Euratom Fission Program. HoNESt aims to conduct an interdisciplinary analysis of nuclear industry and its relationship to contemporary society over the last 60 years in Europe. Funding and Duration: The successful applicant is expected to join our group on the 1st February 2015, subject to negotiation and candidate’s schedule. The duration of the contract is six and half month (no extension possible), and the net salary is about €2300/month, with additional travel allowances to attend meetings and carry on a

Scholarships for graduate study at Cambridge

G raduate funding opportunities in History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge, 2016-17 *Please Forward to any interested parties* The Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge is the largest of its kind in the UK, and has an unrivalled reputation for teaching and research. Staff have expertise in the history, philosophy and sociology of a wide range of sciences and medicine. They run major research projects in association with the AHRC, the Wellcome Trust, the European Research Council and national museums. If you are interested in studying for an MPhil or PhD in History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge, you will find everything you need to know about the Department, the courses, the academic staff ( http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/people/staff.html ), and the application process from our website at  http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/studying/graduate/ For those considering doing a PhD in Cambridge, the Department will b

The Future of History

"... one can no longer be a historian with a Ph.D. The job market has downshifted from bad to catastrophic." Interesante artículo sobre ese fenómeno: http://chronicle.com/article/The-Future-of-History/233751/

Scientiae Oxford 2016 - Second Call for Papers

Second Call for Papers Scientiae Oxford 2016 St Anne’s College, University of Oxford, 5-7 July 2016 Keynote Speakers: Martin Kemp (Oxford), Wouter Hanegraaff (Amsterdam), Tara Nummedal (Brown) Convenor: Georgiana Hedesan (Oxford), Senior Adviser: Howard Hotson (Oxford), Organising Team: Karen Hollewand (Oxford), Cornelis Schilt (Sussex), Luca Guariento (Glasgow) Proposals are invited for the fifth annual  Scientiae conference on disciplines of knowing in the early modern world (roughly 1400-1800). The major premise of this conference series is that knowledge during this period was inherently interdisciplinary, involving complex mixtures of theories, practices and objects, which had yet to be separated into their modern ‘scientific’ configurations. Although centred on attempts to understand and control the natural world, Scientiae addresses natural philosophy, natural history, and the scientiae mixtae within a wide range of related fields, incl

Fellowships at Royal Museums Greenwich

This is a reminder that Royal Museums Greenwich has a number of fellowships available for the academic year beginning October 2016. The deadline for applications for each of the fellowships is 30 October 2015. Caird Senior Research Fellowship - for high-quality research on the Museum’s collections or in any field of British naval and maritime history. http://www.rmg.co.uk/researchers/fellowships-and-internships/caird-senior-research Caird Short-Term Research Fellowship - supporting research into the NMM’s collections or related areas of interest. http://www.rmg.co.uk/researchers/caird-short-term-research The Sackler Short-Term Research Fellowship - a three-month fellowship for research into the history of astronomy and navigational sciences. http://www.rmg.co.uk/researchers/sackler-short-term-research