Fellowships: History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine invites applications for fellowships in the history of science, technology and medicine, broadly construed. Opportunities include:

NEW: Four-Month NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship
Nine-Month NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship
Dissertation Fellowships
Fellowships-in-Residence

The four-month NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship will normally be awarded to a senior scholar, and the nine-month NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship to a junior scholar. Dissertation Fellowships are available to graduate students working on a PhD dissertation. Fellowships-in-Residence are available to scholars with other sources of support. For details, please see Fellowship Overview.

The Consortium comprises 27 educational and cultural institutions using their exceptional resources to promote academic and public understanding of the history of science, technology and medicine.

The Consortium offers rich opportunities for research. Taken together, its collections of rare books, manuscripts and artifacts are unparalleled in historical depth as well as breadth. The Consortium also provides a vibrant, stimulating and collegial community. Fellows participate in public and scholarly events, as well as informal reading and writing groups, held online and at the Consortium’s offices in downtown Philadelphia.

Visit our website at www.chstm.org for further information, including an online application form and a list of current and past fellows. The website also features: information about the fellowship programs of member institutions; descriptions of the exceptional collections in the museums, archives, and libraries of the Consortium; and a Consortium-wide search hub for rare books and manuscripts.

The Consortium will hold an informational meeting via Zoom at 12:00 PM EDT Friday, September 25, 2020 to answer questions about fellowship opportunities and the application process. Registration is required. Please see the link at the bottom of this announcement.

Applications must be submitted online by December 15, 2020.

For more information, go to:
https://www.chstm.org/news/senior-junior-postdocs-dissertation-fellowships-2021-22

New Journal: Reproductive Biomedicine and Society

Reproductive BioMedicine & Society (RBMS) is a new open-access journal dedicated to interdisciplinary discussion and debate of the rapidly expanding field of reproductive biomedicine. It is intended to bring to attention new research in the social sciences, arts and humanities on human reproduction, new reproductive technologies, and related areas such as human embryonic stem cell derivation. Its audience comprises researchers, clinicians, practitioners, policy makers, academics and patients.

RBMS will accept high-quality original articles, reviews and commentaries on topics in the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities concerning Reproductive Bioscience and Medicine. The subject areas of interest will include Politics, Sociology and Social Policy, Philosophy, Psychology, Anthropology, the Visual and Written Arts, Economics, History, Ethics and Law related to Reproductive Biomedicine. The editors are Sarah Franklin and Martin Johnson (Cambridge, UK). Nick Hopwood is section editor for History and historians are well represented on the editorial board.

For more information: <http://www.rbmsociety.com/>