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Workshop: The History of Science and Technology in Modern East Asia

The D. Kim Foundation for the History of Science and Technology in East Asia, together with the Program in History and Philosophy of Science, Seoul National University, is pleased to announce a summer workshop for younger scholars to be held … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop – Reproductive Labor and Gynocentric Technologies in East Asia, 1800s-2000s

CALL FOR PAPERS – EARLY CAREER SCHOLAR WORKSHOP “Reproductive Labor and Gynocentric Technologies in East Asia, 1800s-2000s” ORGANIZERS: Jacob Eyferth (Chicago), Suzanne Gottschang (Smith), Gonçalo Santos (HKU) Date: October 12-14, 2018 Venue: Smith College INTRODUCTION TO GYNOCENTRIC TECHNOLOGY WORKING GROUP The … Continue reading

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Funding: D. Kim Foundation Fellowships

D. Kim Foundation Fellowships The deadline for fellowship applications is December 1, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail in early February. The fellowship term is September 1 through August 31, but can be adjusted with permission from the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Structure and Subordination: Law, Science, and Religion in East Asia

April 22nd, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania  The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania presents its first annual graduate student conference: Structure and Subordination: Law, Science, and Religion in East Asia. This one-day conference provides a forum … Continue reading

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Job Opening: History of modern science and technology in East Asia, Harvard University

Institution:  Harvard University, History of Science Location:  Massachusetts, United States Position:  Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the History of Modern Science and Technology in East Asia The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Hatching eggs outside of shells

A quickie fun link this week– recently Japanese high schoolers demonstrated a fascinating technique of hatching chickens from eggs without the shells. This special kind of incubation allows students (and scientists!) the ability to watch the progression of the embryonic … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Science, Technology and Medicine in the Modern Japanese Empire

David G. Wittner and Philip C. Brown, eds., Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Modern Japanese Empire (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia) has just been released by Routledge Press. Science, technology, and medicine all contributed to the emerging modern … Continue reading

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