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2002 ISHPSSB Workshops:  Call for Proposals

The International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social
Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) will authorize workshops in even-numbered
years (the off-years for the Society's regular biennial meetings), on an
ad hoc basis, with a clear application and approval process available on
request from Society President Lindley Darden or on the Society
webpage.  These workshops must be thematic in nature, which will
distinguish them from the regular ISHPSSB meetings.  They must be
interdisciplinary, and meet all the requirements of Society meetings
concerning accessibility.

All members must be eligible to attend, although the selection process
for speakers can be determined by clearly indicated processes that
differ from those employed in ISHPSSB meetings.  The Society will not
provide funding or other substantive assistance in preparing the
program, but the Society will provide a copy of the Society's mailing
list of members and publicity about the meeting through the appropriate
Society resources (e.g., email list, Web page).

The Society expects such meetings to rotate geographically, insofar as
there are multiple proposals.

Deadline for submission of proposals for 2002 ISHPSSB Workshops: October
10, 2001.

Proposal guidelines can be found on the Society webpage:

Lindley Darden
Professor of Philosophy and
Associate Chair, Committee on the History and Philosophy of Science
Department of Philosophy
1125A Skinner Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742
301-405-5699 (office)
301-405-5690 (fax)
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Chris Young, Ph.D.
ISHPSSB Secretary, ISHPSSB Workshop 2002 Selection Committee Chair
  Assistant Director
    Center for 21st Century Studies
      University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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(414) 229-2229

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