Mephistos in an international graduate student conference in the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, Technology and Medicine. It is a premier opportunity for graduate students to present papers, participate in discussions, and collaborate with other students in the interdisciplinary field of science studies. The twenty-fourth annual edition of the event will take place at the University of Chicago, an internationally renowned bastion for interdisciplinary pursuits and scientific achievements, on April 7-9, 2006.

The Mephistos Organizing Committee welcomes proposals for individual papers from graduate students working on projects related to science, medicine, and technology. Please submit a Cover Letter and an Abstract (200-300 words, separate attachments preferred) by email to [email protected].

DEADLINE is January 1st, 2006.

Letters of Acceptance will be emailed to applicants in February. Mephistos presentations are expected to be to be 20 minutes in length. In accordance with Mephistos tradition, modest travel grants will be provided to each of the conference speakers.

For more information, please consult the 2006 Mephistos Website at or contact Christina Fradelos, Chair of the Organizing Committee, at [email protected].