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Published on Monday, March 28, 2022

Abstract

The Swiss Society for the History of Medicine and Science invites applications for the Henry-E.-Sigerist-Prize for the promotion of young scholars in the history of medicine and science.

Announcement

Presentation

The prize was founded in 1967 by Mr. and Mrs Guggenheim-Schnurr from Basel in order to award outstanding young scholars in the field of history of medicine and science. Applicants should submit studies completed within the last two years, i.e.

  • articles published in journals
  • dissertations
  • printed books
  • works of another kind which have been selected by the jury or proposed to it.

The prize amounts to CHF 2000.- (approx. EUR 1800)

Application guidelines

The texts must be written either in German, French, Italian or English and related to Switzerland by content, authorship, institution or topic. Work which has previously been awarded a prize is not eligible. Authors should not be older than 36 years of age. Dissertations and books have to be accompanied by a summary of no more than five pages.

The detailed regulations can be found at www.sggmn.ch/sigerist-preis-e.html.

Applications and enquiries should be sent to the president of the jury:

Dr Philip Rieder

Institut éthique histoire humanités

Centre Médical Universitaire

Case postale

1211 Genève 4

Tél: 021 379 46 03

Philip.rieder@unige.ch

Deadline for application: April 30th 2022

Jury

  • Dr Philip Rieder (Université de Genève)
  • Dr Pascal Germann (Université de Berne)
  • Dr Maria Dorothée Boehmer (Institut suisse de Rome)
  • Prof. Martina King (Université de Fribourg)
  • Dr Aude Fauvel (Université de Lausanne)

Places

  • Geneva, Switzerland

Date(s)

  • Saturday, April 30, 2022

Keywords

  • medicine, science, Switzerland

Contact(s)

  • Philip Rieder
    courriel : Philip [dot] Rieder [at] unige [dot] ch

Information source

  • Philip Rieder
    courriel : Philip [dot] Rieder [at] unige [dot] ch

License

CC0-1.0 This announcement is licensed under the terms of Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal.

To cite this announcement

« Sigerist Prize for the History of Medicine and Science (2020) », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Monday, March 28, 2022, https://doi.org/10.58079/18ke

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