Monday, November 9, 2009

150 Years After The Origin of Species: Biological, Historical, and Philosophical Perspectives
Victoria College, University of Toronto, November 21-24 2009

November 24, 2009 marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin’s The Origin of Species, and The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto are mounting a celebratory conference, “150 Years after Origin: Biological, Historical, and Philosophical Perspectives,” on November 21-24.

Keynote speakers include Spencer Barrett, Evelyn Fox Keller, James Moore, Alison Pearn, and Michael Ruse and Brian K. Hall.

The conference will culminate in a gala dinner, Origin at 150: A Toast to Charles Darwin, on Tuesday November 24, 8:00-10:30pm at the Colony Grande Ballroom, 89 Chestnut St., Toronto. There are limited tickets available, each at $60.
For more information, please call 46-978-5131 or visit the website, where the full conference program is posted. You may also contact the Secretary for any questions or additional information at

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