The National Endowment for the Humanities Dangers & Opportunities of Technology: Perspectives from the Humanities Grant Program
American Association for the History of Medicine
by Sarah Handley Cousins
1w ago
The National Endowment for the Humanities Dangers & Opportunities of Technology: Perspectives from the Humanities (DOT) grant program is accepting applications for the September 12, 2024 deadline (for US institutions). We have already funded two rounds of fascinating projects, and we anticipate offering another fall deadline in 2025. We will announce that date early next year. Recent awards include projects exploring environmental and cultural impacts of large technology centers on American communities, the history of transportation infrastructure, the history of medical life support t ..read more
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New York Academy of Medicine Library Fellowships
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by Sarah Handley Cousins
3w ago
The New York Academy of Medicine Library offers two annual research fellowships to support the advancement of scholarly research in the history of medicine and public health. Fellowship recipients are in-house scholars who conduct research using the Library’s collections and resources. Applications for 2025 fellowships are open until August 23, 2024. The Audrey and William H. Helfand Fellowship in the History of Medicine and Public Health The Helfand Fellowship supports research using Academy library resources for scholarly study of the history of medicine and public health. It is in ..read more
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UCSF Advancing Digital Health Humanities Institute 
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by AAHM
1M ago
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) seeks applicants for the Advancing Digital Health Humanities Institute beginning in Fall 2024. This two-year research incubator, funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, brings eight to ten scholars in the health humanities, digital humanities, and allied disciplines together to develop research projects that use historical and archival materials related to health, wellness, ability, disease, and caretaking. With the guidance of UCSF faculty and staff, aw ..read more
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CFP: Fourth Workshop on Scientific Archives, University of California, San Francisco
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by AAHM
1M ago
The Committee on the Archives of Science and Technology of the Section on University and Research Institution Archives of the International Council on Archives is pleased to announce the Fourth Workshop on Scientific Archives. This workshop aims to bring together a diverse community of collaborators participating in generating, preserving, arranging, processing, appraising, digitizing, providing access to the contemporary archives of science and technology. Date: Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 6, 2024 Hosted by: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Library, USA Registration ope ..read more
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Andrews Chair of Interdisciplinary Studies in The John V. Roach Honors College, Texas Christian University
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by AAHM
1M ago
Specialization in areas such as The History of Medicine and Science, Medical Humanities, Global Health, and/or Community and Public Health The John V. Roach Honors College at Texas Christian University invites applications for the Andrews Chair of Interdisciplinary Studies at the rank of either full or advanced associate professor beginning Fall 2024. The disciplinary background is open, and competitive candidates must bring interdisciplinary interests in the general medical field that extend to both teaching and research. We seek applications from teacher-scholars who demonstrate a distinguis ..read more
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Call for Papers, Society for the Social History of Medicine Biennial Conference
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by AAHM
1M ago
Call for Papers Society for the Social History of Medicine Biennial Conference Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH) University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland ‘Resistance’ Tuesday 16 July – Friday 19 July 2024 Keynote Speakers Professor Matthew Smith Professor Alondra Nelson Dr Martijn van der Meer The Society for the Social History of Medicine hosts a major biennial, international and interdisciplinary conference. In the years without an SSHM conference, we sponsor the biennial conference of the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health. The theme ..read more
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Laureate Postdoctoral Fellows – History & Population (3 Positions), UNSW Sydney, Laureate Centre for History & Population
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by AAHM
1M ago
The Laureate Centre for History & Population is a 5-year Australian Research Council-funded research centre directed by Scientia Professor Alison Bashford, based at UNSW Sydney. We are seeking three (3) Laureate Postdoctoral Fellows to undertake independent and collaborative research on aspects of the modern (post 1800) history of population policy. This may include the intellectual history of population and political economy; and/or the international history of population debate, including environmental history dimensions. Working with the Centre Director, Professor Alison Bashford, Laure ..read more
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Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2024-26: Disability Studies
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by AAHM
1M ago
The Department of American Studies and the Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) at Brown University invite applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Disability Studies. This position is to be held jointly at the Cogut Institute for the Humanities and the Department of American Studies, effective July 1, 2024, with an affiliation with STS. We seek a scholar whose work addresses the meanings, histories, experiences, or representations of disability, broadly defined. We welcome applicants who use methodologies from across the humanities and qualitative social scie ..read more
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2024 W. Curtis Worthington, Jr. Essay Contest
American Association for the History of Medicine
by AAHM
1M ago
The Waring Historical Library is excited to announce the 2024 W. Curtis Worthington, Jr. Essay Contest—an opportunity for students to contribute to the scholarship of the history of health sciences. This contest, supported by the Waring Library Society, is dedicated to recognizing exceptional work that expands our understanding of the history of health sciences. The Waring Library Society will grant one award for an undergraduate essay and one award for a graduate essay. The winners will receive a cash prize as well an invitation to provide a virtual presentation of their research at the Warin ..read more
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Social Studies of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship: “The 21st-century Medical Museum”
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by AAHM
1M ago
The Department of Social Studies of Medicine (SSoM) invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on the contemporary medical museum. This timely theme marks a new administrative link between of McGill University’s Maude Abbott Medical Museum to the Department of Social Studies of Medicine. We invite applications on the history and anthropology of pathological and anatomical collections; the parallel roles of dissection and display in medical education; the rise of consent for the donation of remains to museums; the ethics of displaying, curating, and holding human remains; the ..read more
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