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Call for Papers – History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Ireland – Collins Barracks, 19 April 2011



Call for Papers – History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Ireland – Collins Barracks, 19 April 2011

Please find attached [click here]and pasted in below a call for papers for a one day meeting (19 April) on the history of science, technology and medicine in Ireland organised by the Royal Irish Academy’s Committee for Historical Sciences’s history of science subcommittee. All are welcome, please pass this along.  We are particularly seeking postgraduates and junior scholars to present papers.  A programme will follow in a few weeks time.

The history of science, technology and medicine in Ireland CALL FOR PAPERS

DEADLINE: 8 March, 5pm.

Papers are invited for presentation at an informal meeting to be held in Dublin (National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks) on 19 April from 1030am to 5pm. Postgraduates and junior scholars are especially encouraged to apply. Independent scholars and researchers from all disciplines are welcome. Small bursaries are available to help with travel costs for speakers from outside of Dublin. The purpose of the conference is to provide an opportunity for scholars studying the history of science, technology and medicine to meet one another and to share research in a friendly atmosphere.

Abstracts should be no longer than 200 words and should be sent electronically to Juliana Adelman (adelmanj@tcd.ie) The deadline is 5pm on 1 March. Speakers will be notified on 15 March. In applying please indicate if you wish to be considered for a bursary.

A registration fee of approximately 5 euro will apply to cover the cost of coffee and tea breaks.

The meeting is supported by the Royal Irish Academy’s Committee for Historical Sciences and organized by its subcommittee on the history of science.

Dr Juliana Adelman
Postdoctoral fellow (funded by the US Alumni of Trinity College Dublin) Trinity Long Room Hub Trinity College Dublin Dublin 2 Ireland