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1. Call for papers: Turing Centenary Conference, "How the World
Computes," University of Cambridge, 18-23 June 2012
( The central
theme of the conference is the computability-theoretic concerns
underlying the broad spectrum of Turing's interests, and the
contemporary research areas founded upon and animated by them.
Submission deadline: 20 January 2012.

2. Call for papers: "George Perkins Marsh: An American for All
Seasons," Stevens Institute of Technology, 4-5 May 2012. Authors are
invited to submit papers on any aspect of Marsh's many achievements or
the impact of his work. Deadline: 1 February 2012.

3. Call for papers: "Life Sciences, Agriculture, and the Environment,"
Johns Hopkins University. We solicit proposals for a volume of essays
that will explore the relationship between the life sciences,
agriculture, and the environment from 1750 to the end of the 20th
century. Deadline: 1 March 2012.

4. Call for papers: "Environmentalism, Health, and Policy: New
Perspectives," Johns Hopkins University, 20-22 October 2012. We invite
proposals that explore new themes and perspectives on environmental
problems, both past and present. Deadline: 15 January 2012.

5. Call for abstracts: *Planet of the Apes and Philosophy* (ed. John
Huss), in Open Court's Popular Culture and Philosophy series. The
editor encourages contributions from philosophers and other
intellectuals that explore topics connected to the Planet of the Apes
franchise. Deadline: 15 January 2012.

6. Grants program: "Uses and Abuses of Biology"
( The aim of the programme is to
investigate contemporary non-scientific uses and abuses of biological
thought (beneficial, benign or negative) in philosophy, the social
sciences, politics and theology. Deadline: 31 October 2011.

7. Postdoc: Postdoctoral Fellowship in History and Philosophy of
Science, Reilly Center for Science and Technology, University of Notre
Dame ( Applications are welcome from scholars
working in any area of history and philosophy of science. We are
interested especially, but not exclusively, in candidates able to
teach one of our graduate history of science survey courses. Deadline:
28 November 2011.

8. Blog: "Situating Science" Strategic Knowledge Cluster blog by
students from different institutions and disciplinary backgrounds
( Reports on and live blogs of
conferences, workshops, etc. in the various disciplines engaged in the
humanistic and social study of science and technology.

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