Two ESPMH prizes 2009
The European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care (ESPMH) invites submissions for 2 ESPMH Prizes for Young Scholars for the year 2009. The prizes will be awarded to scholars younger than 35 years of age for a scientific contribution on ethical, epistemological, or other philosophical issues relating to medicine or health care. Eligible papers have to be unpublished, original work with a maximum word count of 6,000 (excluding bibliography and footnotes). Contributions have to be written in English and must be submitted before 01 March 2009. The jury will consist of members of the Board of the ESPMH, who may decide to nominate additional external reviewers. Language problems will be taken into account in the rating of contributions by non-native speakers.
The first prize consists of a certificate and a scholarship of € 1,000 to cover registration fees, travel and accommodation expenditures for participation in the next ESPMH Annual Meeting (to be held in Tübingen, Germany, 19 – 22 August 2009). The award-winning work will be presented by the young scholar at the Annual Meeting and published in the society’s journal Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. The second prize consists of a certificate and a scholarship of € 500.
Please address applications and inquiries to:
Prof. Bert Gordijn
Secretary of the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare
Website ESPMH: http://www.espmh.cm-uj.krakow.pl/