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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

isiting Fellowships in History and Philosophy of Science, Leeds (U.K.)

The University of Leeds Centre for History and Philosophy of Science 
invites applications to its Non-Stipendiary Visiting Fellowships scheme 
for the academic year 2013-14.

Visiting Fellows will be provided with full library and information 
systems access, and with office space where possible.  There are no formal 
duties.  Fellows will be expected to pursue their research and to 
participate in seminars, reading groups and other aspects of the research 
life of the Centre for HPS.

Fellowship periods can be from 3 months to 1 year.  Junior and senior 
applicants are equally welcome, though applicants must hold a PhD.

The fellowships are non-stipendiary.

Proposed research projects should clearly mesh with the research interests 
of members of the Centre for HPS.

To apply, please send

-- a CV, plus

-- a letter indicating (a) the research project you would pursue during 
the fellowship period, and (b) your preferred start and end dates

to the Director of the Leeds HPS Centre, Dr Jon Topham 
( by Friday 19 July 2013.  The Centre expects to be 
able to appoint between one and three Visiting Fellows for 2013-14.

For more on the Visiting Fellowships programme, please contact Dr Topham. 
For more on the Leeds HPS Centre, please see the Centre website at