Call for Papers

22nd ANNUAL MEPHISTOS CONFERENCE – An International Graduate Student Conference on the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, Technology, and Medicine.

Friday January 30th – Sunday February 1st, 2004 University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Deadline for submissions: October 1st, 2003

Mephistos is an international graduate student conference on the history, philosophy, and sociology of science, technology, and medicine that provides an opportunity for graduate students to present papers, participate in discussions, and meet other students in their field. Each year Mephistos is held at a different institution and we are pleased to announce that the 2004 conference will be hosted by the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.


The Mephistos 2004 Organizing Committee welcomes the submission of papers from graduate students on the history, philosophy, or sociology of science, technology, or medicine.

Papers should take no longer than 20 minutes to present (approximately 3,000 words). Prepare submissions for blind review, and provide an abstract (no longer than 300 words), as well as a cover sheet containing the author’s name, institutional affiliation, title of the paper, mailing and e-mail addresses, and telephone number(s).

Please submit your papers by mail (duplicate) or e-mail (Word or Word Perfect format) to the below address by October 1st, 2003.

As in previous years, we expect to offer SIGNIFICANT FINANCIAL HELP to conference presenters.

If you have any questions or would like to request further information concerning Mephistos 2004, please visit our website at or contact the organizers at the address below.

Please forward this message to anyone potentially interested in participating, in any capacity, in Mephistos 2004.


Mephistos 2004 Organizing Committee c/o Department of Philosophy University of Western Ontario London, Ontario, Canada N6A 3K7

E-mail: [email protected] FAX: + 1 (519) 661-3922