CFP Revista Figura: Dossier "Insects, Art and Science in the Modern Age"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018
Location: 
Brazil
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

 

Dossier "Insects, Art and Science in the Modern Age"

Deadline: August 31, 2018

From its beginnings, humanity has lived intensely with the insects, which are prevailing forms of life in the terrestrial environment. Relations of good and evil, established over millennia with these small animals crossed through various civilizations, are duly enshrined in stereotyped symbols in the imaginary of the Christian West in the centuries preceding the Industrial Revolution.

The Book as Cure: Bibliotherapy and Literary Caregiving from the First World War to the Present

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 14, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Library and Information Science, Military History, Cultural History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

This one-day conference, part of the annual programme of the History of Books and Reading (HOBAR) research collaboration at The Open University, will take place in the Gordon Room, Senate House, University of London, on 14 September 2018.

Deadlines Closing: Workshop on Health and Materiality: Histories of Health, Medicine and Trade across Cultures, 1600-2000

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 14, 2018
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, World History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Call for Papers:

8-10 November, 2018

NASA in the South Symposium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 1, 2019
Location: 
Alabama, United States
Subject Fields: 
Historic Preservation, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Political Science

Title: NASA in the South Symposium

Location: University of Alabama Huntsville Campus

Date: March 28-29, 2019

Seattle University Peter L. Lee Endowed Lecture in East Asian Culture and Civilization

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 7, 2018
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Political Science

You are cordially invited to attend the second annual Peter L. Lee Endowed Lecture in East Asian Culture and Civilization on May 7th, 2018, featuring Professor Robin D.S.

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy Magazine

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 28, 2018 to June 29, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies
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HISTORY ACTS 11 - ENVIRONMENT

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
April 17, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public History, Local History

History Acts 11 - Environment
Tuesday 17 April 2018 
18:00 to 20:00
MAL G16, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London

An opportunity for historians with an interest in environmental issues to engage with activists.

CFP Medical Humanities in the Middle East, 1 June 2018 deadline

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 17, 2018 to November 18, 2018
Location: 
Qatar
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Humanities, Middle East History / Studies

The 1st International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East at Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar invites proposals for oral presentations and posters on the topics of narrative medicine, medical sociology, philosophy of medicine, medical ethics and narrative ethics, literature and medicine, history of medicine and other humanistic initiatives in medicine occurring in the Middle East and North Africa region. Keynote speakers: Arthur W. Frank and Mohammed Ghaly. Selected papers will be invited to an edited volume.

Taboo - Transgression - Transcendence in Art & Science 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Location: 
Mexico
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Philosophy, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Environmental History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

Including theoretical and artwork presentations the conference "Taboo - Transgression - Transcendence in Art & Science 2018" continues to focus: a) on questions about the nature of the forbidden and about the aesthetics of liminality - as expressed in art that uses or is inspired by technology and science, b) in the opening of spaces for creative transformation in the merging of science and art.

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