Call for Proposals: ISHP 2022 Fellowship Grant


The International Society for the History of Pharmacy (ISHP) has issued a call for proposals for its 2022 ISHP Fellowship Grant. The €2,500 grant (approximately $3,000) seeks to support pharmaceutical history research of international relevance. The deadline for receipt of proposals is August 31, 2021.

A proposal must include:

  • a detailed description of the research project (which is usually but not necessarily done at an academic institution);
  • a detailed discussion of the project’s relevance in terms of internationality;
  • the curriculum vitae of the applicant;
  • confirmation that the applicant is a member of one of ISHP’s member societies;
  • a list of former research projects and publications of the applicant;
  • a letter of recommendation from a senior academic teacher; and
  • a detailed list of expenses expected (i.e. costs for traveling, obtaining literature etc.).

A committee comprised of the ISHP President, the ISHP General Secretary, and three distinguished researchers in the field of pharmaceutical history nominated by ISHP’s Select Executive Committee will judge the proposals.

Proposals (in English) should be sent by email to Prof. Dr. Dušanka Krajnović, ISHP General Secretary, at by August 31, 2021.

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AIHP COVID-19 ProjectThe American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is documenting and preserving pharmacy stories and experiences during the COVID-19 global pandemic for the benefit of future historians and scholars. We seek to record the effects of this public health emergency on all types of pharmacy experiences. We invite you to share your pharmacy stories, photos, videos, artifacts, and other documentation of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

You can participate in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project either (1) by immediately sharing your thoughts/experiences and/or submitting digital materials or (2) by signifying your to intention to submit materials in the future. Please comply with all applicable local or state stay-at-home orders while self-documenting.

Please click the link below to learn more about participating in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project.

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Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields. (Event information current when posted. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please double-check the status of all events):

May 9-12, 2024: Annual Meeting of the American Association of the History of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri.
June 27-30, 2024: ADHS Biennial Conference, Buffalo, NY.
July 7-11, 2024: International Social Pharmacy Workshop, Banff, Canada.
September 4-7, 2024: 46th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy, Belgrade Serbia.
January 3-6, 2025: Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, New York City, NY.

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