ISHN Call for Papers

a brainThe International Society for the History of the Neurosciences will be holding its next conference on 16-20 June 2009  in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Below is the full call for papers.

International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN)

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.

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
• 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
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:
3. or complete a request for a Full Membership invoice, found
on the
Journal website (click “Subscribe Online”):

Sherry Ginn (Monroe, NC, USA), Chair
Paul Foley (Randwick, Australia)
Alla Vein (Leiden, The Netherlands)
Peter Koehler (Heerlen, The Netherlands)
Marjorie Lorch (London, UK)
Christopher Smith (Birmingham, England)
Frank W. Stahnisch (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
Laurie Swan (Puyallup, Washington, USA)
Genevieve Aubert (Brussels, Belgium)
Ed Fine (Buffalo, USA)

About Christopher Green

Professor of Psychology at York University (Toronto). Former editor of the Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences. Creator of the "Classics in the History of Psychology" website and of the "This Week in the History of Psychology" podcast series.