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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> 
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, 2008. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20070701-2.html>http://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>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, 2007. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20070701-4.html>http://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 2007. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20070701-5.html>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20070701-5.html


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