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1. A forum, "The Evolution of Human Aggression: Lessons for Today's Conflicts," will be held February 25 to 27, 2009 at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Abstract submission is now open. Abstract submission will be closing on October 24, 2008http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20081005-1.html

2. The European Philosophy of Science Association will hold its second conference at VU University, Amsterdam, from 21-24 October 2009.  Submission deadline for contributed papers and proposals for symposia: 15 January 2009. http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20081005-2.html

3. York University has developed and proposed a new Graduate Program in Science and Technologies Studies. The Program is still pending OCGS approval. If approved, the Graduate Program in Science and Technology Studies would offer advanced training leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.  http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20081005-3.html

4. A conference, "Modeling in Biology and Economics," will be held 28-30 May, 2008 at the University of Helsinki.  Deadline for abstracts: 15 December 2008. http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20081005-4.html

5. A conference, "Lessons in anatomy made easy: Anatomical models in scientific and cultural context," will be held at the MUSEUM BOERHAAVE, 6-7 November 2008, Leiden, The Netherlands.  http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20081005-5.html

6. Announcing "From Cells to Developmental Systems and Beyond: A Symposium Honoring Ernest Everett Just," November 21, 2008, Carnegie Building, Conference Room A, Howard University, Washington, DC 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Note that although this symposium is free and open to everyone, pre-registration is still required.  http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20081005-6.html

7. The Department of Science and Technology Studies at the University College London seeks to appoint a part-time (60%) lecturer in the philosophy of science, with a particular focus on medicine.  Deadline for receipt of applications: Monday, 17 November 2008http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20081005-7.html

8. BSHS announces a SALE of volumes in its monographs selections, with prices reduced up to 50%. The sale begins 15 October, 2008http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20081005-8.html
9. Sinauer Associates announces a new book: Ecological Developmental Biology: Integrating Epigenetics, Medicine, and Evolution, by Scott F. Gilbert and David Epel.  http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20081005-9.html

10. Announcing a SEMM Conference "Ethical Issues and Cancer. From the Bench to the Bedside," at Campus IFOM-IEO, Milan, Italy, March 20/21, 2009.  Abstract submission and registration: January 12, 2009http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20081005-10.html


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