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Fellowship: Wittig Postdoctoral Fellowship in Feminist Biology
(2016-17), Department of Gender & Women's Studies, University of
Wisconsin-Madison. Open to both new PhDs and mid-career scholars.
Deadline: 10 February 2016.

Postdoc: Two two-year postdoctoral positions -- "Disentangling the
Causes of Development" and "The 'Holobiont' and its Construction
through the Integration of Microbes" -- with Thomas Pradeu at CNRS in
Bordeaux, France. Deadline: 14 March 2016.

School: CNRS School "BioPerspectives": New Perspectives in Philosophy
of Biology, Institut d’Études Scientifiques de Cargèse, Cargèse,
Corsica, France, 29 March - 1 April 2016. Deadline: 15 February 2016.

School: "Function and Malfunction in the Biological and Biomedical
Sciences, and the Social Sciences," European Advanced School in the
Philosophy of the Life Sciences, Konrad Lorenz Institute,
Klosterneuburg, Austria, 5-9 September 2016. Deadline: 31 March 2016.

Summer Institute: "Reconceiving and Explaining the Success of
Science," Basel, Switzerland, 1-12 August 2016. Primarily for graduate
students and post-doctoral fellows. Accepted participants will receive
generous stipends to offset expenses associated with travel to and
attending the Summer Institute.

Call for Abstracts: Third biennial meeting, "Philosophy of Biology in
the UK" (PBUK), University of Bristol, 8-9 June 2016. Deadline: 15
March 2016.

Call for Papers: "Pragmatism and the Brain," University of North
Carolina at Asheville, 2-4 June 2016. Abstracts (600-words) should be
submitted to Brian Butler at [log in to unmask] Deadline: 1 April 2016

Call for Interest: Summer schools (2017 & 2018) on "Active Matter,"
i.e., the science and philosophical implications of active matter in
living cells. The organizers are seeking senior scholars in the
Philosophy of Science and related fields with an interest in the
burgeoning study of "active matter." For more information or to
express interest in participation, please contact Pranab Das at
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Meeting: Registration is now open for the "Three Societies Meeting" of
the British Society for the History of Science, the Canadian Society
for the History and Philosophy of Science, and the History of Science
Society in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-25 June 2016.

Workshop: "What Can the Philosophy of Biology Learn from the History
of Biology?" Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the
Sciences and the Humanities, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 19-20
March 2016.

In Memoriam: John Farley, historian of medicine at Dalhousie
University in Canada.

Book: Brian Hall, *Bones & Cartilage: Developmental and Evolutionary
Skeletal Biology* (2nd ed., 2015).

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