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2018-2019 Lemelson Center Fellowships and Travel Grants (Apps Due: 1 Dec 2017)

Research Opportunities at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center
Applications Due: 1 December 2017

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. 

Call for Papers - Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science

Call for Papers: Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) Twentieth Annual Meeting, at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, February 15-17, 2018

Deadline for paper abstracts, panel submissions, and student travel grants is: October 15th, 2017. The Program Committee will notify you as to whether or not your paper is accepted no later than November 16th, 2017.

Seeking Hosts for the Podcast New Books in Medicine

New Books in Medicine (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/medicine/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on medicine, broadly construed. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of scholars of medicine to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.

Seeking Hosts for the podcast New Books in Anthropology

New Books in Anthropology (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/anthropology/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on anthropology. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of anthropologists to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.

Immediate job opening in opioid overdose prevention - Vermont

Greetings all,

The CDC has recently partnered with the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program (a part of ONDCP) to create a new kind of public health - public safety partnership to respond to the opioid overdose epidemic. There is currently a job opening in Vermont for a full time Public Health Analyst - someone who will work with local communities, organizations, and agencies to better understand the epidemic and to advocate for (and even build!) effective strategies for overdose prevention.

New Book - Spirit Children: Illness, Poverty, and Infanticide in Northern Ghana

Dear Colleagues,

I'm happy to announce that my ethnography, Spirit Children: Illness, Poverty, and Infanticide in Northern Ghana, was recently published (University of Wisconsin Press): https://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5602.htm

A discount code that reduces the hardback price to $30 is currently available. Go to the publisher's link above and use the code AA057 when checking out.

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