Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: varies for different fellowships (between April 15, 2013 and March 15, 2013)
Length: varies from up to 3 years to up to three years depending on the fellowship
URL: http://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/news/jobs.html

Comments: Postdoctoral fellowship  for one or two years associated with research group on the history of knowledge and art up to the eighteenth century (with a preference for the period between 1350 and 1750), in which projects may concern any geographical area within Europe, and any object of the visual and decorative arts; especially welcome are “projects related to the research group projects on ‘Art and Alchemy’, ‘Colour in Art and Colour in Nature’, Artist’s Optical Knowledge, Artist Inside Collections, and ‘From Cennini to De Mayerne: Artists’ Recipes’”; Postdoctoral fellowship  for three years for which “proposed research topics should demonstrate an interest in theoretical questions and straddle the histories of knowledge and science. Examples might include the relationship of practical to scholarly knowledge, narrative knowledge, the visualization of knowledge, the history of interdisciplinary work or the penetration of science into daily life (and the reverse).”

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