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January 13, 2009

Call for Papers: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences

International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN) ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

14th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the History of the Neurosciences Charleston, South Carolina, USA Tuesday, 16 June - Saturday, 20 June 2009

The 14th annual meeting of the International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN) will be held Tuesday through Saturday, 16-20 June 2009 at the Francis Marion Hotel, in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.

The ISHN encourages contributions about all of the history of all of the neurosciences, including basic and clinical specialties, ancient and non-Western topics, technical advances, and broad social and cultural aspects.

LANGUAGE: The official language of the ISHN conference is English.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Abstracts must be RECEIVED on or before 28th February 2009. The program will be finalized and announced in early March.

ABSTRACT FORMAT: Specify, in this order:
. Whether you are applying for a Platform or Poster presentation . Title of your paper . Full name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and email address of each and every author . Abstract (300 word maximum) . Audiovisual projection or display requirements (e.g., PowerPoint; slide projector; overhead projector; poster boards)


Abstracts may be submitted within the body or message area of  an e- mail.
In order to preserve italics, diacritics, etc., abstracts may also be sent as attached files, in one of the following formats: (1) Microsoft Word, (2) Rich Text Format, or (3) PDF.

Please scan any email attachments to ensure that they are virus-free.  If you do not have access to e-mail, submit your abstract via Fax or Airmail on a single sheet of letter- or A4-size paper with standard font (e.g., Times New Roman 12 point or Arial 11 point) and wide margins (1 inch or more). Abstracts must be received on or before February 28th. Faxed and airmailed abstracts will first be converted to electronic form for distribution by e-mail to the Program Committee therefore paper-based abstract submission is discouraged.

SEND ABSTRACTS by e-mail (preferred), surface mail, or air-mail to the Chair of the Program Committee (and ISHN President):

Dr. Sherry Ginn
Program in Social Sciences
Rowan Cabarrus Community College
1531 Trinity Church Rd.
Concord, NC 28027 USA
Email address:
704-216-3799 voice (country code 001)
704-788-0578 fax [include a Cover Sheet directed to Sherry Ginn] Dr. Ginn will confirm by e-mail that your abstract has been  received and that it is readable (e.g., if it was an e-mail attachment).

Abstracts must be received on or before February 28th.

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: Papers must have at least one author who is a member of the ISHN (or is in the process of becoming a member) in 2009.

For information on membership:

1. please contact the ISHN Secretary, Dr. Laurie Swan:
Laurie Swan (ISHN Secretary)
703 26th Avenue SW
Puyallup, Washington 93873 USA
+1-253-209-7837 voice

2. or print and submit a Full or Student Membership application form, found on the society's website: http://www.ishn.org3. or complete a request for a Full Membership invoice, found on the Journal website (click "Subscribe Online"):

(h/t H-SCI-MED-TECH listserv)


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