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Roberta L. Millstein
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1. The Unit for History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) of the University of Sydney is seeking to appoint two Lecturers (at Lecturer Level B, Senior Lecturer Level C or Associate Professor Level D).  Candidates are welcome from all sub-fields of the discipline and from all periods of expertise, but one appointment is expected to be in the history and philosophy of the biomedical sciences. Closing:  27 October 2006http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20061023-1.html

2. Conference: "3QBC: Idealization, Mechanism and Reduction: New Directions in the Philosophy of Proximal Biology," Emmanuel College, University of Queensland St Lucia, 15-17 December 2006. http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20061023-2.html

3. Conference: "In the Light of Evolution: Adaptation and Complex Design," December 1-2, 2006, Beckman Center of the National Academies, Irvine, CA. http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20061023-3.html

4. The National Committee for History and Philosophy of Science and the National Museum of Australia (NMA) have announced the inaugural NMA Student Prize for Australian Environmental History.  Closing date for submissions is 28 February 2007. http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20061023-4.html

5. New Australian Forest History Society Website. Includes all the details about registering for the conference on "Trans-Tasman Forest History: History, Culture and Management." Seventh Conference of the Australian Forest History Society, 29 January to 2 February 2007, Christchurch, New Zealand. Followed by West Coast Study Trip 3 to 5 February 2007http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20061023-5.html

6. Recherche Bay Forum: A celebration of the history, culture, science and technology of Recherche Bay, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Tasmania 26-28 February 2007http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20061023-6.html

7. The web conference, "Adaptation and Representation," organized by the Institute for Cognitive Sciences (CNRS, Lyon, France), will begin in November 2006 and will end in September 2007http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20061023-7.html


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