An announcement on behalf of ISHN President Moshe Feinsod, meeting co-organizer Paolo Mazzarello and their Program and Local Arrangements committees:
11th Annual Meeting: International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN)
Collegio Cairoli Pavia, Italy 21 – 25 June 2006
The 11th annual meeting of the International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN) will be held Wednesday through Sunday, 21-25 June 2006 at Collegio Cairoli, a University College dating back to the 18th century located in the center of Pavia, Italy, about 35 km from Milan. The conference includes contributions about the history of all of the neurosciences, including basic and clinical specialties, ancient and non-Western topics, technical advances, and broad social and cultural aspects.
The Program includes invited papers and posters on the Italian heritage in the neurosciences and special sessions dedicated to the contributions of Camillo Golgi and Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine (cited in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system) in 1906.
The opening day of the program includes the Ottorino Rossi Award Conference, an annual event organized under the patronage of the C. Mondino Institute of Neurology. This year a distinguished historian of neuroscience, Dr. Stanley Finger, will be the recipient of the Ottorino Rossi Award, XVII Edition, named for one of Camillo Golgi’s most illustrious pupils. The ceremony and lecture will followed by a social event offered by the awarding organization.
The annual meeting will run from the afternoon of Wednesday, June 21 through the morning of Sunday, June 25, so attendees should plan to arrive on Tuesday, June 20.
The program, individual abstracts, and registration form may be found at: http://www.ishn.org/ishn2006.htm