University of Pennsylvania Katz Center Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jewish Culture

Deadline: October 31

Length: 1 year (2017-18)

Comments: Topic concerns “history of science, medicine and technology from the perspective of Jewish culture.” “This theme spans the entirety of Jewish history, and encompasses the history of science, the anthropology of science, philosophy, philology, and environmental studies, among other potentially relevant fields. This theme shall embrace an interdisciplinary and comparative approach and encourages projects within fields of inquiry that bear on how Jews have understood, interacted with, or sought to intervene into nature. This could include but is not limited to: astrology, magic and other esoteric forms of knowledge, medieval and early modern natural philosophy, Zionism and its impact on scientific and medical practice, contemporary research in genetics, as well as mathematics and technology. Among the larger questions that fellows might address are:”

URL: http://katz.sas.upenn.edu/fellowship-program/next-year

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