Call for Papers: The International Workshop on Lysenkoism

The International Workshop on Lysenkoism will be held December 4-5,

2009, at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and the

Harriman Institute at Columbia University. The purpose of this workshop

is to further comparative research on the impact of and reception to

Lysenko’s theories in various regions, and develop an agenda for further

assessment of Lysenko?s impact on biological science. We are seeking

additional participants who can present original research on:

* Local responses to Lysenko outside of Europe

* Pre- and post-1948 reactions to Lysenko and Michurinism

* Scientific/Agricultural v. Political/Propaganda responses to Lysenko

* Lysenko’s impact upon specific areas of biology, particularly medicine

and cell biology

Please submit a resume and 1,000 word abstract to William deJong-Lambert

by August 1, 2009 at:

[email protected]

[email protected]

Submissions from junior scholars are especially welcome.