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1. An interdisciplinary conference, "Understanding Human Variation", will be held at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, on September 21-22, 2007. The conference will be preceded by a workshop on September 20 and the morning of Sept 21 on the broader theme of the project, "What Sorts of People Should There Be?"  Free advance registration is encouraged. http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20070701-1.html

2. Scholars from the fields of genetics, medical and social history, social medicine, philosophy, medical ethics, anthropology and communication studies are invited to submit contributions to the 3nd International workshop in "Genetics, history and public understanding" on the theme of "Hope, trust and troubled dreams of genetics," to be held in Barcelona, 30-31 May 2008. The workshop will precede the 2008 European Society for Human Genetics meeting, to be held in Barcelona June 1-3, 2008http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20070701-2.html

3. The National Center for Science Education, a non-profit organization that defends the teaching of evolution in the public schools, seeks candidates for a position in its Public Information Project.  Materials must arrive by July 9, 2007, to be considered.  http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20070701-3.html

4. The SILFS Conference 2007 will be held in Milan, Italy, from 8th to 10th October 2007.  Contributions, in the form of papers or posters, are invited on all topics pertaining the six areas of the conference: 1) Probability & General Philosophy of Science, 2) Logic, Computing & AI, 3) Physics & Mathematics, 4) Life Sciences, 5) Neuroscience & Philosophy of Mind, 6) Economics & Social Sciences.  The deadline for submission is July 15, 2007http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20070701-4.html

5. 4 new positions available for the II cycle of the PhD in Foundations of Life Science and Their Ethical Consequences, a joint program of University of Milano and European School of Molecular Medicine (SEMM) located at the IFOM-IEO campus (Milano, Italy).  Deadline for applications: September 25th 2007http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20070701-5.html


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