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Call for Papers – Call for Participation in Two Working Groups on “Descendants of Victims of Nazi Persecution”

The Federal Association Information and Advice for Survivors of Nazi Persecution (Bundesverband Information & Beratung für NS-Verfolgte e.V.) (Federal Association) is calling for participation in two moderator-led working groups on historico-political education and psychosocial issues, respectively, in relation to the work of and to working with descendants of victims of Nazi persecution.

ATLAS.ti training, Dec. 9-10, 2017, Berkeley, CA-- register by 11/9 to save $50

ATLAS.ti Training [PC Version]

December 9-10, 2017

Berkeley, CA

This workshop will provide both a conceptual background and practical experience in computer assisted qualitative data analysis (CAQDA) using ATLAS.ti. After instruction in the fundamental aspects of CAQDA, the course turns to the logic of the ATLAS.ti program, and how it functions as a tool for CAQDA.

By the end of the course, participants will have all the conceptual and practical tools necessary to employ ATLAS.ti in their current or future projects involving qualitative data.

CF(Panelists): Attending to Early Modern Women 2018 Workshop

I am looking for participants for a panel to look at the agency accorded to women within the early modern public health practices.  The Attending to Early Modern Women Conference this year is focused on “Action and Agency” and will be held in at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education, June 14-16, 2018.  This conference uses a workshop model.  Additional information on the themes and workshop format can be found at http://www.atw2018.uwm.edu/

Conference Announcement | 5th World Congress of Cultural Psychiatry (New York City, Oct 10-13,2018): CALL FOR PAPERS

The 5th World Congress of Cultural Psychiatry will be held at Columbia University in New York City on October 10-13, 2018. This World Congress is sponsored by the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry (WACP), Columbia University, New York Institute of Technology – College of Osteopathic Medicine, and several partner organizations. 

The Role of Anthropology in an Ebola Outbreak: Case Studies from West Africa

Dear Colleague,

The articles in this special issue demonstrate, through ethnographic fieldwork and observations, how anthropologists and the methodological tools of their discipline became a means of understanding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa during 2014 and 2015.

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: www.berghahnjournals.com/aia

Volume 24, Issue 2: The Role of Anthropology in an Ebola Outbreak: Case Studies from West Africa.

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.

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