Thematic Workshop: Natural History and Evolution Just Before Darwin


Itu, SP, Brazil

Sponsor(s)/Host Institution(s): International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) and Brazilian Society for Philosophy and History of Biology (ABFHiB – Associação Brasileira de Filosofia e História da Biologia)

Event Web Site:

Event Contact E-mail Address: [email protected]

Abstract Deadline: 07/15/2008

A thematic “off year” workshop on “Natural History and Evolution Just Before Darwin” will be held in the city of Itu, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, from 7 to 9 December 2008. This workshop is included in the series of events commemorating the second centennial of Darwin’s birthday and the sesquicentennial of publication of “The Origin of Species.” Its subject is the period preceding the publication of Darwin’s fundamental works. Scholars interested in presenting a paper should submit an abstract with 500 to 800 words, plus bibliography, before July 15. Abstracts should be sent to [email protected].

Further information can be found at: