The American Philosophical Society Library is now accepting applications for long and short-term research fellowships for scholars working in the fields of history of science, technology, and medicine; early American history; and Native American and Indigenous studies. Applicants whose research subjects overlap any other APS Library fellowship programs may also submit applications to other pertinent programs, though only one fellowship can be awarded to an individual.
The Turriano ICOHTEC Prize for books on the history of technology (formerly ICOHTEC Prize for Young Scholars) 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 Saint-Étienne, France, 17-21 July 2018 (http://www.icohtec.org/annual-meeting-2018.html). An additional 500 Euro is available to the winner in support of travelling to the conference to receive the prize.
The International Committee for the History of Technology, ICOHTEC, welcomes submissions for the Maurice Daumas Prize, which aims to encourage innovative scholarship in the history of technology. ICOHTEC is interested in the history of technological development as well as its relationship to science, society, economy, culture and the environment. There is no limitation as to theoretical or methodological approaches.
The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) is proud to announce its eighth annual Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine. Now renamed the Sandra L. Panther Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine in honor of former AAFP Foundation executive director Sandra L. "Sandy" Panther, interested family physicians, residents, students, other health professionals, historians, scholars, educators, scientists and others are invited to apply.
Knowledge Swaraj: An Indian Manifesto on Science and Technology is a Manifesto published by Knowledge in Civil Society (KICS) Trust in India in 2011. Nourished by an in-depth reflection on cognitive justice and the plurality of knowledges, this Manifesto offers a rich vision of a new social contract between science and sustainable development in the Global South (India).
Call for abstracts
Measurement at the Crossroads
June 27-29, 2018
University Paris Diderot, France
Laboratoire Sciences, Philosophie, Histoire (SPHERE), Paris
/!\ New deadline: January 15, 2018 /!\
Although the emerging post Cold War globalization process seemed to undermine the legitimacy of national categories, nationalisms and national identities are far from being surpassed. This is part of a broader public concern regarding the interactions between national identities, cultures, and transnational relations in a new global order. Similarly, History of Science, STS, and Policy Studies have expanded new questions about the means and mechanisms that produce, transfer, and transform expert knowledge within communities and political systems at different scales.
The Activist History Review invites proposals for our February issue, “Engineering Freedom: Technology, Politics, and the Death of Net Neutrality.”
Technologies of Knowledge in the Global South