ISHP Research Fellowship

According to its statutes, the “International Society for the History of Pharmacy” (ISHP) promotes research, teaching and publication in pharmaceutical history. Based on this, ISHP offers a grant to support research projects in pharmaceutical history with a truly international focus.

The ISHP will continue to support pharmaceutical history research proposals of international relevance and will welcome proposals in 2018. Proposals for the 2019 ISHP Fellowship may be sent in English language to the ISHP General secretary till January 6th 2019 and 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
• a curriculum vitae of the applicant
• a confirmation that the applicant is a member of ISHP issued by his national organization
• a list of former research projects and publications of the applicant
• a letter of recommendation from a senior academic teacher
• a detailed list of expenses expected (i.e. costs for traveling, obtaining literature etc.)

The proposals will be judged by a fellowship committee comprised of the ISHP President, the ISHP General Secretary and three distinguished scientist in the field of pharmaceutical history, nominated by the Select Executive Committee.

List of Fellowship recipients

Markus Maxim, Germany: Transmission of medical-pharmaceutical knowledge between East Africa and Europe in the context of the Bethel Missions in the 20th century.

Yohko Natsume, Japan: Research on the development of pharmaceutical theory in ancient India; the Bower Manuscript.

Paulina Oszajca, Poland: Theriac and its’ derivatives in the Early Modern Europe society (16th – 18th century); a comparative study.

Jelena Manojlovic, Serbia: The art of pharmaceutical care. Influence of the Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire on the skills and doctrine of pharmaceutical care in countries of South-Eastern Europe in the period from the 16th to the 18th century; a comparative study.

Juris Salaks, Latvia: The operations of F. Hofmann-La Roche in Russia from 1896 until 1920

Dimitrios Koutroumpas: Galen’s Pharmacology: Simple medicines and their theoretical model according to Galen

Joan E. Taylor, United Kingdom: The Essenes and Dead Sea Pharmacology

Maki Umemura, Japan: History of the post-war Japanese pharmaceutical industry

Svetlana Hautala, Italy: Communication of the pharmaceutical knowledge in Hellenistic Greece: the case of itinerant vendors of remedies

Ute Mauch, Germany: Alexander Hispanus and his medical compendium – critical appraisal of the ‘Melleus liquor physicae artis’ with a historical depiction of the pharmaceutical plants contained therein

Sabine Anagnostou, Germany: Missionary pharmacy – Christian mission – international drug transfer – change of materiae medicae (16.–18.c.)

Andreea Nitulescu, Doina Draganescu: Relationship between pharmaceutical legislation from several European countries after the First World War – the pathway to the present pharmaceutical legislation in the European Union.