Conference & Symposium Opportunities

Florida Genetics 2014 Symposium

Call for Abstracts Florida Genetics 2014 – October 29 & 30 UF Cancer & Genetics Research Complex All faculty, students, post-docs and other researchers are invited to submit abstracts of their latest genetics research for poster sessions at the Florida Genetics 2014 Symposium. Submit an abstract online October 3rd, 2014 Complimentary on-line abstract submission and registration are now available at the UFGI website. The submitting author is automatically registered for the conference when they submit their abstract; however, all other authors on the poster must register individually if they wish to attend. Best Poster Honors are awarded to post-docs and students, 4

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11th Annual Public Anthropology Conference [CFP]

American University’s Department of Anthropology’s 11th Annual Public Anthropology Conference: “Violence, Resilience, and Resistance” October 4th & 5th in Washington, DC is seeking papers, films, and workshops on: Violence: How does violence, broadly defined, impact our communities? How does violence emerge and how is it sustained? How do varying characterizations of violence – as structural, political, interpersonal, institutional, state, overt, subversive, and so on – influence our approaches to understanding and confronting them? How can we more effectively move beyond the mere study of violence and the problematization of its effects to offer concrete solutions? Resilience: How do we conceptualize

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5th International Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology [CFP]

The Age of Sensing October 13-15, 2014 Duke University—Durham, North Carolina a Space to Place initiative In the past, the International Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology has been hosted in China, India, and Italy. For the first time in its history, the conference will take place in the United States at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. The conference theme will be “The Age of Sensing.” Confirmed keynote speakers include: William Limp (University of Arkansas), Wolfgang Neubauer (University of Vienna), and Frank M.R. Vermeulen (Ghent University, Belgium) This conference will explore the Age of Sensing, broadly defined. We are

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AAA 2014 Sustainability Panel [CFP]

Elena Wilhoit of Northwestern University is organizing a panel for the 2014 AAA meeting. The theme is “Producing a Four Fields Anthropology of ‘Sustainability’”. To submit your paper to the panel, email the team. The deadline for all AAA submissions is April 15, 2014. The panel’s abstract and submission guidelines are thus: As people around the world face growing challenges including social inequality, climate change, food insecurity, and disease, discourses over ‘sustainability’ have come to dominate policy and some social science work on such issues. This session brings anthropologists into conversation around the uses and meanings of sustainability in anthropology

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