Wednesday, 4 February 2015

The Fourteenth Ischia Summer School on the History of the Life Sciences

Call for applications

Geographies of Life

** The Fourteenth Ischia Summer School on the History of the Life Sciences **

'Villa Dohrn', Ischia, Italy, 27 June - 3 July 2015

Directors: Janet Browne (Harvard), Christiane Groeben (Naples), Nick Hopwood (Cambridge), Staffan Müller-Wille (Exeter)
Support: Wellcome Trust, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn

Applications are invited for this week-long summer school, which provides advanced training in history of the life sciences through lectures and seminars in a historically rich and naturally beautiful setting. With the theme 'Geographies of Life', the school aims to address the spatial turn in the history of science, medicine and technology, including studies of transregional and global exchange networks, which have often taken inspiration from imperial studies, oceanic histories and world history. Confirmed faculty include Raf de Bont (Maastricht University), Joe Cain (University College London), Angela Creager (Princeton University), Lynn Nyhart (University of Wisconsin), Juan Pimentel (CSIC, Madrid), Helen Rozwadowski (University of Connecticut) and Sujit Sivasundaram (University of Cambridge).

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The deadline for applications is 28 February.

Staffan Müller-Wille
University of Exeter
EGENIS -- Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences Byrne House St Germans Road Exeter, Devon EX4 4PJ United Kingdom
fon: ++44-1392-72-4340
skype: staffanmuellerwille