Funding Opportunity

“The Construction of Norms in 17th- to 19th-Century Europe and the US” (1-yr Pre/Post-doc, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)

Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin, announces 1 Pre/Postdoctoral position for one year (with possible extension) Starting date: January 1, 2014 (flexible) Outstanding junior scholars are invited to apply. The position is awarded in conjunction with the research project The Construction of Norms in 17th- to 19th-Century Europe and the United States (Research Group Director: Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

“Quest of the Heart”: International Conference on Affective Knowledge with Philosophers, Artists & Social Scientists (Conference, London, 2–3 June 2013)

An interdisciplinary conference on affective knowledge called “Quest of the Heart” will be held at Birkbeck College London on the 2nd-3rd June 2013. As speakers, we have scholars on history of philosophy, social scientists and artists discussing emotions, imagination, spirituality and their impact on the good life. All welcome! The event Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities