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1. Call for abstracts: Philosophy of Biology in the UK conference, All
Souls College, Oxford, 17-18 April 2012. Please send a 200-word
abstract of a paper on any topic in philosophy of biology to
[log in to unmask] Graduate submissions are especially
welcome. Deadline: 27 January 2012. More information at
http://bit.ly/xPJHbj.

2. Call for abstracts: 5th International Conference of the European
Society for the History of Science, Athens, 1-3 November 2012.
Deadline: 8 January (symposia) / 27 January (abstracts). More
information at http://5eshs.hpdst.gr/.

3. Call for abstracts: Société de philosophie des sciences conference,
"Science, Philosophy, Society," Université du Québec à Montréal, 1-3
June 2012. Authors are invited to submit abstracts related to the
theme or on any topic in the philosophy of science at
http://sps2012.sciencesconf.org. Deadline: 30 January 2012.

4. Call for abstracts: International Workshop on the History of Human
Genetics, "The Biological Future of Man: Continuities and Breaks in
the History of Human Genetics, Before and After 1945," Nuremberg,
Germany, 21-23 June 2012. Deadline: 17 February 2012. More information
at https://www.eshg.org/eshg2012.0.html.

5. Conference: “Individuals Across Sciences: A Revisionary
Metaphysics?” Paris, Paris-Sorbonne University, 18-19 May 2012. More
information at http://individuals2012.sciencesconf.org/.

6. Job: the Department of Philosophy at the University of Alabama at
Birmingham (http://www.uab.edu/philosophy/) invites applicants for a
tenured, full-time, position of Chair at the rank of Professor, to
begin in August 2012.

6. Job: The History of Science and Technology Programme at the
University of King's College invites applications for a two-year,
full-time sessional appointment in History and Philosophy of the Life
Sciences, commencing 1 July 2012. Deadline: 23 January 2012. More
information at http://bit.ly/x3Ub4V.

7. Postdoc: the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the
University of Pittsburgh is pleased to offer a one or two term Mellon
Postdoctoral Fellowship in the period August 30, 2012 to April 30,
2013. Deadline: 15 February 2012. More information at
http://bit.ly/w7f9oh.

8. Digital Library: the Musée Associatif d'Histoire Naturelle is
pleased to announce the opening of its Digital Library, which includes
more than 23,000 digitized documents. Access from
http://www.mahn-84.org/#!biblioth%E8que-num%E9rique.

9. Video Series: "Evolution Academy" lectures. Evolutionary principles
in everyday language. Available online at
http://post.queensu.ca/~forsdyke/videolectures.htm.

10. Graduate Program: North Carolina State University is pleased to
announce a new NSF funded, IGERT doctoral program in Genetic
Engineering and Society: The Case of Transgenic Pests. More
information at http://geneticengsoc.ncsu.edu/.

11. Graduate Program: the new University of British Columbia graduate
program in Science and Technology Studies is accepting applications
for its first entering class (autumn 2012). Application deadline is 15
January 2012. More information at http://sts.arts.ubc.ca/.

12. Book: Campbell, *Improper Life: Technology and Biopolitics from
Heidegger to Agamben*, University of Minnesota Press, 2011. More
information at http://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/improper-life.

13. Book: Illari, Russo, Williamson (eds.), *Causality in the
Sciences*, Oxford University Press, 2011. More information at
http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199574131.do.

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