The DHS/ICHS International Commissions “Sciences & Empires” and “Pacific Circle” will organize a scientific symposium within the 22th International Congress of History of Science to be held in Beijing, China, 24-30 July, 2005.

The theme is “Scientific Image and Colonial Higher Education”, and the organizers would very much appreciate if your paper could be included in the program. Please carefully consider this invitation and, if your answer is positive, send us a preliminary title no later than the 12th August, 2004.

Looking forward to have you all with us, we remain,

Cordially yours,

Michael A. Osborne Silvia F. de M. Figueirôa Associate Professor Associate Professor Department of History Institute of Geosciences University of California, Santa Barbara Campinas State University Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9410 Campinas, SP 13083-970 USA BRAZIL

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