International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN)
 


ISHN 2012 Award for Outstanding Book in the History of the Neurosciences

In order to promote and recognize outstanding and original scholarship, the International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN) will award a biennial prize to the author or authors of an exceptional book in the history of the neurosciences. This prize will be awarded at ISHN annual meetings held in even-numbered years. It will next be presented at the ISHN 17th annual meeting in Venice, Italy, 19-23 June 2012.

General Rules:

  • Monographs as well as multi-authored books may be nominated. Edited books will be excluded from the competition.
  • There is no restriction on the language of the publication.
  • The book should have appeared in a time period, no longer than 3 years before the year of the award. For the 2012 award, books published between January 2009 and December 2011, inclusive, are eligible.
  • Candidates do not necessarily have to be members of the ISHN.
  • Nominations may come from anybody; self-nominations are allowed.

Nominations will consist of (1) a complete citation of the nominated book and (2) a brief (no longer than one page) statement about the book's significance and importance. Entries should be sent to the Chair of the ISHN Awards and Prizes Committee:

Dr. Paul B. Foley
History of the Neurosciences
History Research Institute Australia
P.O. Box 1165
Randwick, Sydney NSW 2031 AUSTRALIA
Email: p.foley AT neura.edu.au
Voice: +1-61-2-9399-1092

Nominations must be received no later than March 1, 2012.

For further information about the Book Prize or the ISHN, please contact Dr. Foley.


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Last modified: 6 November 2011