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1. Call for Papers: "Mendel, Mendelism and Education: 150 years since
the 'Versuche'," a special issue of *Science & Education*.
Contributions are sought that deal with Mendel, the history of
mendelism, and the incorporation of mendelian principles in genetics
education. Manuscripts, with abstract, should be submitted for review
directly to Deadline: 31
December 2012.

2. Call for Papers: 24th International Congress of History of Science,
Technology and Medicine, Manchester, UK, 22-28 July 2013. The theme of
the 24th congress is "Knowledge at Work." We construe this theme
broadly, and encourage studies of the creation, dissemination and
deployment of knowledge and practice across all periods, and from a
variety of methodological and historiographical approaches. Symposium
deadline: 30 April 2012. Individual paper deadline: 30 November 2012.

3. Scholarship: The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh invites applications for
a postgraduate research scholarship tenable at any UK university for
those who wish to study for a PhD in the history or philosophy of
science and technology. Deadline: 30 April 2012.

4. Postdoc: The Department of Philosophy at the University of Calgary
invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship starting
on September 1, 2012. The area of specialization is logic or the
philosophy of science. Review of applications begins 22 March 2012.

5. Postdoc: The Departments of Philosophy and History at the
University of Saskatchewan invite candidates for a one-year (renewable
for a second year) postdoctoral fellowship in the Philosophy and
History of Science and Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.
This award is associated with the SSHRC Strategic Knowledge Cluster
grant, “Situating Science” ( Deadline: 1 April 2012.

6. Dissertation Prize: The International Union of the History and
Philosophy of Science, Division of History of Science and Technology
(IUHPS/DHST) invites submissions for the third DHST Prize for Young
Scholars, awarded every four years to up to five young historians of
science and technology for outstanding doctoral dissertations,
completed within last four years. The 2013 DHST Prize will not specify
distinct categories, but the entries must be on the history of science
or technology in any part of the world. Deadline: 31 August 2012.

7. New Journal: *Lato Sensu: revue de la Société de philosophie des
sciences*, a peer-reviewed, open-access, web-based journal that will
publish texts in both French and English. Its subject area is
philosophy of science in a broad sense. The deadline for submissions
for the first issue is 25 April 2012. Submissions should be sent to
Alexandre Guay at [log in to unmask]

8. Conference: "History Comes to Life: Seventeenth-Century Natural
History, Medicine and the 'New Science'," at the Royal Society,
London, UK, 27 April 2012. This conference considers the
interrelationships between medicine and the endeavour of natural
history in the seventeenth-century. Participants must pre-register

9. Conference: 9th Annual Conference on Theory and Applications of
Models of Computation (Turing Centenary Meeting), Chinese Academy of
Sciences, Beijing, China, 16-21 May 2012.

10. Conference: "In vivo, in vitro, in silico: models in the life
sciences," European Advanced Seminar in the Philosophy of the Life
Sciences, Brocher Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland, 10-14 September

11. Conference: 5th International Conference of the European Society
for the History of Science, Athens, Greece, 1-3 November 2012.
Deadline for early registration: 4 May 2012.

12. Book: Efthymios Nicolaidis, *Science and Eastern Orthodoxy: From
the Greek Fathers to the Age of Globalization*. This book is the first
general overview of the relationship between science and Christian
Orthodoxy, the official church of the Oriental Roman Empire. It
provides a wealth of new information concerning Orthodoxy and secular
knowledge—and the reactions of the Orthodox Church to modern sciences.

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