Student Advisory Workshop at ISHPSSB 2013
"Navigating Intellectual and Professional Transitions in an Interdisciplinary World"
All student members (and any other interested members) are encouraged to attend a workshop at ISHPSSB 2013 in Montpellier, organized by the ISHPSSB Student Advisory Committee.
Time: 1pm on Tuesday, July 9th (note: this is during the 2-hour lunch recess, which begins at 12:30, so there will be time to get lunch before the workshop)
Location: Colloque 1
Overview: This workshop focuses on advising students looking ahead at the rest of their PhD program and transition to professional life. Students in the history, philosophy, and social studies of biology face particular opportunities and challenges in engaging with multiple disciplines. Pursuing a doctoral degree and career in these fields can involve major intellectual and professional transitions, e.g., from the context of a pure humanities background to engagement with the life sciences, or from an interdisciplinary PhD program (like HPS or HSS) to professional life in a traditional disciplinary department (like Philosophy, History, or Sociology). There will be a panel discussion on issues involving these transitions, and time for audience Q&A.
Chair: Sandra Mitchell (U. of Pittsburgh)
-- Rachael Brown (U. of Western Ontario)
-- Maria Kronfeldner (U. Bielefeld)
-- Lukas Rieppel (Northwestern University)
-- Michael Weisberg (U. of Pennsylvania)