[Job] Post-doctoral position in history and philosophy of life sciences: Politics of the cell: the emergence and the reception of the cell theory in France and Germany, circa 1800-1900 (Strasbourg, France; Deadline: 1 July 2013)
The University of Strasbourg in connection with the French National Research Agency (ANR) is inviting applications for a post-doctoral position. The successful candidate will join the team of a three-year franco-german research project (“POLCELL”) on the emergence and the reception of the cell theory in France and Germany in the XIXth century. Read more…
[Final Reminder] Registration for Fifth Gewina-Woudschoten Conference closes today (14-15 June 2013)
Registration for the conference 5th Gewina Meeting of Historians of Science in the Low Countries, “Uses of Knowledge”, closes today, 17 May 2013. You may register through the conference web page.
[Presentation] ePistolarium, A Web-based Collaboratory on Scholarly Correspondences from the 17th-Century Dutch Republic (Utrecht, 13 June 2013)
ePistolarium is a new, innovative tool for researching scholarly correspondences from the seventeenth century. It is funded by the Netherlands Science Foundation, NWO, and carried out by the Descartes Centre (Utrecht University), the Huygens Iinstitute for the History of the Netherlands and DANS (both part of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences), the Dutch Royal Library and the University of Amsterdam. Those interested are invited to attend the presentation of ePilstolarium. Read more…
Amsterdam’s VU Univeristy has appointed historian of science Ab Flipse as its university historian, starting May 1st. This will give the university an in-house researcher who will occupy himself with the history of the institution.. The university historian is also tasked with developing an active interest in the VU’s history on the part of both researchers and the wider public. Read more (in Dutch) on the website of the VU University
[Call for Proposals] Symposium Universiteit, wetenschap en religie in Nederland (Utrecht, 13 December 2013; Deadline 1 August 2013)
In 2005 werd de universitaire wereld opgeschrikt door het bericht dat aan de Vrije Universiteit een groep studenten in de biomedische wetenschappen weigerde zich te verdiepen in de evolutietheorie, omdat die in strijd was met hun geloof. De zaak kwam in het nieuws en kreeg een vervolg in een openbaar debat over evolutie en Intelligent Design, waarin naast enkele onderzoekers ook minister Maria van der Hoeven van Onderwijs zich mengde. De spanning tussen geloof en wetenschap was weer helemaal terug, lijkt het. Read more…
[Job] 1 PhD researcher in the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities (1,0 fte) (Embedded in the Descartes Centre, Utrecht University; Deadline 9 June)
The Descartes Centre (Utrecht University) is offering a position for a PhD researcher in the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities (1,0 fte) Read more…
The sixteenth century saw the rise of a new breed of scholar – the highly prolific and vastly erudite polymath who could write books, translate ancient texts into contemporary vernaculars, compile variorum collections of letters or poetry, proof-read printers’ galleys, at times even typeset them, and generally survive by the skill of his erudite wits. A jack of all (scholarly) trades, the sixteenth-century erudite could also be profoundly philosophical and tantalizingly controversial. Read more…
[Job] Instruments of Exploration: Technologies of Geographical Enquiry, c. 1860-c. 1939. A Fully-Funded ANRC PhD Scholarship (Deadline: 8 May 2013)
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