20 January 2010

ISHN 2010 Award for Outstanding Book in the History of the Neurosciences: Nominations Please

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 meeting in Paris, France, 15 - 19 June 2010.

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 2010 award, books published between January 2007 and December 2009, 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. Sherry Ginn
Program in Social Sciences
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
1531 Trinity Church Rd.
Concord, NC 28027
Email: sginn AT carolina.rr.com
Nominations must be received no later than March 1, 2010.
For further information about the Book Prize or the ISHN, please contact Dr. Ginn.

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