The Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations is delighted to invite applications from early to mid career academics with a specialism in history or the social sciences for a two-day interactive workshop generously funded by the British Academy’s Rising Stars scheme .
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Research Opportunities at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center
Apps Due: 1 December 2016
Through its fellowships and travel grants, the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation supports research projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. Projects may include (but are not limited to) historical research and documentation projects resulting in dissertations, publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, documentary films, or other multimedia products.
The ICOHTEC-Book (Dissertation) Prize is sponsored by the Juanelo Turriano Foundation and consists of 2,500 Euro. The prize winning book will be presented and discussed at a special session of the next ICOHTEC symposium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 23-29 July 2017 (http://www.icohtec.org/annual-meeting-2017.html). An additional 500 Euro is available to the winner in support of travelling to the conference to receive the prize.
Co-sponsored with ICAS and Harvard Club of Japan
Film screening "Paper Lanterns" with director Barry Frechette and producer Peter Grilli
Date: Monday, November 7, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Venue: Temple University Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 1F Parliament
CONVERGENCE OF ARTISTIC MEDIA
University of Helsinki, November 1-2, 2016
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016
University Main Building, Small Festive Hall (Pieni juhlasali), Fabianinkatu 33
10.15 Leena Eilittä: Welcome
10.30-11.45 Luis Emilio Bruni (University of Aalborg): Artistic Convergence and the Migration of Narratives in Time
12.00-13.30 Parallel sessions:
Tenth Annual Teaching Case and Simulation Competition
Collaborative Public Management, Networks and Public Management, Collaborative Governance, and Collaborative Problem Solving
Competition funding: $5,000 prize for best teaching case, $5,000 for best teaching simulation, and additional $1,000 honorable mention prizes
This two-day international conference investigates the various ways in which ideas about Britain have been communicated, inflected, and contested through the photographic image. It questions how photographs are understood to mirror, reinforce, or interrupt what constitutes "Britishness" in national, local, imperial, colonial,
and postcolonial contexts. Papers cover a wide range of international perspectives from the nineteenth century
to today. The conference includes a panel discussion with practitioners, and delegates will be able to sign
Data is a key component of the grey literature universe. Most data is not being indexed, published or controlled in a manner that is easily accessible or findable. Panelists will talk about what big data is, how to find datasets, and discuss some of the projects that they are working on.
José A. Pagán, Director Center for Health Innovation, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
Fred LaPolla, Knowledge Management Librarian, New York University; School of Medicine, USA
Plato L. Smith, Data Management Librarian, University of Florida Libraries, USA
The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), an independent and non-partisan educational institution based in Virginia, is pleased to announce call for grant applications for researchers in Islamic studies, humanities, and social sciences with focus on Islam and Muslim societies.
There are two types of grants:
1. Short-term grants (3-6 months). The award is up to $2500.
2. Long-term grants (up to 2 years). The award is up to $25000.