Hans Walz prize for studies on the history of homeopathy



The Hans Walz Foundation at the Robert Bosch Stiftung announces herewith the Hans Walz prize for studies on the history of homeopathy which originated outside the Institute for the History of Medicine of the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

Hans Walz (1873-1974) was a right-hand man of Robert Bosch the Elder and for many years CEO of the Robert Bosch Company as well as member of the board of trustees of the Stuttgart Homoeopathic Hospital Corporation. Throughout his life he was professionally and personally engaged in advancing homoeopathy.

The aim of the prize is to promote the research of the history of homoeopathy outside the Institute for the History of Medicine of the Robert Bosch Foundation. The prize will be awarded for a major study (Master- or Diploma-thesis, doctoral dissertation, monograph, article) which is either still unpublished or published in 2015, 2016 or 2017. The language can be German, English or French. The prize amounts to 1500 Euro.

The winner of the prize will be chosen by a jury. During the last years winners came from Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and Canada. The prize will be awarded at the end of the year 2017 in Stuttgart.

Deadline for nominations and applications is 30th of July 2017.

Applications (including two copies of the study) should be addressed to:

Prof. Dr. Martin Dinges

Institute for the History of Medicine of the Robert Bosch Stiftung Straussweg 17, D-70184 Stuttgart, Germany

E-mail: martin.dinges@igm-bosch.de, WWW.IGM-BOSCH.DE

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