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Post-doctoral fellowship in history of medicine at the University ofOttawa (2019-20)

The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in History of Medicine, renewable for a second year, to begin September 1, 2019. We welcome applications from candidates who hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in History and whose work deals with any aspect of the history of medicine, broadly defined. Scope and Expectations: Postdoctoral appointments at the University of Ottawa involve substantial full-time research and scholarship. It is expected that the postdoctoral fellow will undertake research in his/her/their area of specialization and disseminate the results. In addition, there will be opportunities to collaborate on a research project with the supervisor, Susan Lamb, and to contribute to the Faculty of Medicine’s Medicine, Humanities and Ethics Program as a content expert and/or workshop facilitator. There are no formal teaching obligations. Eligibility: Applicants must have received the Ph.D. in History or equiv

CfP: Epistemology of Science Workshop

Epistemology of Science: A Workshop at the Intersection of Epistemology & Philosophy of Science September 20 - 21, 2019  Center for Philosophy of Science 1117 Cathedral of Learning University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA USA Epistemology of Science aims to encourage collaboration between the disciplines of epistemology and philosophy of science. Participants from both disciplines will engage in both first-order discussion of issues at the intersection of epistemology and philosophy of science and meta-level discussion of how the two fields can productively interact. The workshop will feature keynote addresses by Sandy Goldberg (Northwestern University) and Miriam Solomon (Temple University). Topics may include, but are not limited to: the evidential value of testimony and expertise, the nature of understanding, inference to the best explanation, peer disagreement, conceptions of evidence, connections between inductive risk and pragmatic encroachment, under

CfA: FiloLab International Summer School "Discursive Injustice and Social Criticism: Epistemology and Training for Deliberatio

From July 8th to 12th, 2019, in its second edition, the FiloLab-International Summer School (FL-ISS) will offer doctoral students and young doctors from different countries the opportunity to present their work in progress or recently finished research, get qualified comment, and be assessed on their postdoctoral projection. This is a sample of possible  issues to be considered :  Knowledge and opinion,  Truth and justification,  Disagreements,  Argumentation,  Epistemic and Discursive Injustice;  Language, gender, and philosophy;  Cognitive biases;  Deliberation and political participation;  Philosophy, education and democracy. Guest professors : Saray Ayala (California State University), Asger Sørensen (University of Aarhus). Professors from FiloLab-UGR Excellence Unit will also participate. Deadline : May 17th, 2019 Scolarships : There will be 3 scholarships for the registration exemption. To apply for them you must send, before May 17th, a text with the complete interventi

AHRC Doctoral Studentship - Instruments of scientific governance? Historical geographies of Halley Bay, 1956-present

Fully-funded AHRC Doctoral Studentship Instruments of scientific governance? Historical geographies of Halley Bay, 1956-present https://www.rgs.org/about/our- collections/collaborative- research-on-the-collections/ Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded studentship at the University of Cambridge, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Royal Society. The project is full-time, funded for three years and begins in October 2019. It will be supervised by Dr Richard Powell (Scott Polar Research Institute and Department of Geography, University of Cambridge), Dr Catherine Souch (RGS-IBG) and Keith Moore (Royal Society), with technical training support from Charlotte Connelly (Polar Museum, Cambridge). This project aims to provide an account of the emergence of scientific governance in Antarctica, by focusing on the Halley Bay research station. Halley Bay was established by the Royal Society in 1956, in preparation for the International Geophysical Year (IGY), 1957-58, a

Department of Philosophy "Piero Martinetti" (University of Milan) - Visiting Fellowship Programme (2019-2020)

The  Department of Philosophy  “Piero Martinetti” (University of Milan) invites applications for: 2 Senior Visiting Fellows 2 Junior Visiting Fellow Deadline: 15th May 2019 The Department is committed to world-leading research in all areas of Philosophy with particular strengths in:     History of philosophy and science;     Logic, epistemology, philosophy of language and mind;     Theoretical philosophy, ethics, and aesthetics;     Anthropology, geography, and social sciences. Senior Visiting Positions Senior scholars are invited to spend 4 to 5 weeks at the “Pietro Martinetti” Philosophy Department of the Università degli Studi di Milano. The visits must be scheduled between 15 September 2019 and 20 June 2020. Senior Fellows are expected to work on their own research project and to participate in the life of the Department by offering 16 hours of teaching (e.g. a cycle of seminars presenting their ongoing research and/or a PhD course), attending and giving

Expression of interest for a position in History ofscience and technology - University of Genoa, Italy

The Department of Classics, Philosophy, History (DAFIST) at the University of Genova, Italy, invites expression of interest for either a tenure track position at the level of assistant professor (“RTD-B”), or permanent a position at the level of associate professor ("professore associato") or full professor (“professore ordinario”) in: 1) History of science and technology, 2) Geography Interested candidates must hold a corresponding position abroad (outside Italy) for at least three years. Information about last year open call and conversion chart can be found at the following website:  https://unige.it/ concorsi/ manifestazioniinteressechiamat edirette.html   2019 open call should be published in May/June 2019. DAFIST seeks candidates with significant accomplishments and promise for further achievements in 1) History of science and technology, 2) Geography  Successful candidates for the position will be expected to have a strong publication r

Call for submissions- Archival Elements

Archival Elements , the annual newsletter of SAA's Science, Technology and Health Care Section, is soliciting contributions on the resources in your repositories, your exhibits, and the management of scientific, medical, and technical collections. The newsletter's scope is flexible; there have been articles on topics ranging from asbestos studies, to diversity in medicine and science, to rescuing climate data, to nurses in North Carolina.  Previous editions of the newsletter are available at:  https://www2.archivists. org/groups/science-technology- and-health-care-section/sthc- newsletters-archival-elements .   Content Types:   Brief submissions and announcements (100-350 words) due  April 20 th Short articles (500-750 words) due  May 10 th Long articles (1000-1500 words) due  June 1 st Submission Guidelines: Pieces should include a title, names of the authors, their positions, their institutional affiliations, and emails. Other contact information is optional but

CfP: The Art and Science of the Moon

Url:  https://www.rmg.co.uk/discover/researchers/opportunities-events/call-papers-art-and-science-moon?gjsl   To mark the fiftieth anniversary of humanity’s first footsteps on another world, Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG) will host a major exhibition exploring our evolving relationship with the Moon across times and cultures.  The Moon  (19 July 2019 – 5 January 2020) will present a scientific and cultural history of our nearest celestial neighbour, exploring its role as a mirror for humanity’s dreams, obsessions and endeavours.  This conference considers cross cultural relationships with the Moon and invites various responses to our cosmic companion.  In keeping with RMG’s interest in interrogating the collision of science, history and art,  The Art and Science of the Moon  will explore how the Moon’s motions and phases have influenced human activities, beliefs and behaviours; how sustained scrutiny and mapping of the lunar surface have enabled us to understand more a