Please find with this email the list of events to be developed during the first months of the next academic year (Fall 2016) at the Institute for the History of Medicine and Science "López Piñero" (University of Valencia, Spain). You are very welcome to participate in all the activities. The Institute also offers resources for visiting scholars and pre- and postdoctoral students. Please visit our website or contact me if further information is needed.
José Ramón Bertomeu-Sánchez
Institute López Piñero for the History of Medicine and Science
The Institute “López Piñero” for the History of Medicine and Science (IHMC) is a research center of the University of Valencia. The Institute organizes master and doctorate programs in "History of science and scientific communication." It also develops general public activities (exhibitions, cinema, etc.) and research seminars. The center is located in a restored eighteenth-century palace (Palau de Cerveró) in which is the historical library with an extraordinary collection of bibliographical resources, particularly medical books since sixteenth-century. The center also gathers the scientific and medical instruments collection and organizes permanent and temporary exhibitions.
FALL 2016 ACTIVITIES
SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES
Seminar “Madness, Modernity and Law”
“La sombra de la sospecha: psiquiatría, derecho y peligrosidad social en la España del siglo XX”
Ricardo Campos (CSIC)
Seminar “Sociability and intellectual networks: rethinking Italian Academies”
28 de September
Simone Testa (European University Institute, Florencia )
Conference “Science and complexity”
Participants: Specialists from different French and Spanish University. Organizer: Julian Marcelo (doctoral student IHMC) with the collaboration of the Valencia French Institut.
Scientific journalism and science communication
Meeting of the Association of Communicators of Biotechnology. Organizer: José A. Plaza (ACB) and Martí Domínguez (UV).
Workshop on environmental Journalism. APIA-Magazine Mètode. M. Josep Picó (UJI) and Martí Domínguez (UV). Free inscription: [log in to unmask]
XIV Meeting of the Catalan Society for the History of Science and Technology (SCHCT)
Venue: Universitat Jaume I de Castelló, UJI.
With the participation of different research groups to be integrated tin the new Intitute López Piñero. Coordinator of the organizing committee: Carmel Ferragud (IHMC). The plenary conference will be in charge of Naomi Oreskes, professor of the University of Harvard (USA), and author of the book: “Merchants of Doubt”.
Seminars “Artificial disasters”
Three talks (Wednesdays) and three cinema sessions (Thursdays) during November.
Presentations given by members of different departments and universities.
Organizers: Ximo Guillem (IHMC) and José Ramón Bertomeu-Sánchez (IHMC)
III International Conference on History of Non-Fiction Translation.
Organizer: Group TRADCyT: Brigitte Lépinette, Noelia Micó, Julia Pinilla, Natalia Campos and Mª Elena Jiménez (UV).
Seminar of Science Philosophy about the work of George Canguilhem
Speaker: Cristian Saborido (UNED).
Organizer: Valeriano Iranzo (UV). With the collaboration of the Valencia French Institute.
* Madness and modernity. Spaces, practices and knowledge
Also includes the movie series “The faces of madness” and a talk by Ricardo Campos (21 September).
Curators: Enric Novella (UMH) and Ricardo Campos (CSIC, Madrid).
* Science and modernity: The Spanish Generation of 1914:
Exhibition by Acción Cultural AC/E i l. Curator: Antonio López Vega.
Venue: Faculty of Pharmacy (Campus of Burjassot).
Organized by Faculty of Pharmacy with the collaboration of Group Gadea (Program Prometeo II/2014/015, GV), UMH, UA and l’IHMC.
* The Sounds of Medicine
November 2016 to March 2017. Exhibition, movie series and seminars on the history of stethoscope and other methods for diagnosis in medicine.
Curator: Joan Lloret (IHMC).
GRANTS LÓPEZ PIÑERO
López Piñero grants for the academic year 2015-2016 have been awarded to two former students of the master on history of science and science communication: Teresa Navarro and Lucia Sapiña. These scholarships support their participation in the meeting of SCHCT de Castelló. The IHMC will offer new grants during the next year to support other activities related to history of science and Technology. The Institute also offers support to visiting scholars and pre- and post-doctoral students who want to use its library, museum and other resources. Contact: [log in to unmask]
José Ramón Bertomeu Sánchez
Institut d'Història de la Medicina i de la Ciència
Plaça Cisneros, 4
46003 VALENCIA (Spain)
e-mail: [log in to unmask]
+ 00 34 963926241 / 963864164