Welcome to the 2017 Meeting of the
Society for History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB)!
When: 16 to 21 July, 2017
Where: São Paulo, Brazil
2016 October 1st to 2017 January 15th
open to submission
of proposals of organized sessions (open and closed)
and individual papers (oral and poster),
at submission of papers
International Society for the History,
Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) brings together
from diverse disciplines, including the life sciences as well as
philosophy, and social studies of science. The biennial ISHPSSB summer
are known for innovative, transdisciplinary sessions, and for fostering
informal, co-operative exchanges and on-going collaborations.
2017 Meeting of the International Society for
History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) will be
conjointly with the 2017 Brazilian History
and Philosophy of Biology Meeting (EHFB),
by the Brazilian
Association of Philosophy and History of Biology (Associação Brasileira
Filosofia e História da Biologia – ABFHiB). The ISHPSSB & ABFHiB 2017 Meeting will happen from 16 to 21
July, 2017, at the Institute
of Biosciences of the University of São Paulo, in the city of São
Brazil. Researchers and graduate students are welcome to submit papers in
English for presentation
at this joint meeting.
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most meetings of the International
Society for History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB)
occurred in North America or Europe, with one meeting in Australia. The
occurrence of the ISHPSSB 2017
in Brazil will stimulate a stronger participation of Latin American
researchers. The Brazilian History and Philosophy of Biology Meeting
(EHFB) of ABFHiB is a
medium sized series of annual conference that started in 2003. It
together not only Brazilian researches, but also scholars from other
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the week following ISHPSSB & ABFHiB 2017, another
major international conference will also happen in Brazil: the 25th
International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine (ICHST), promoted by the Division
of History of Science and Technology (DHST) of the International Union
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST). It will be
Rio de Janeiro, from 23 to 29 July 2017. Hence,
attending the ISHPSSB & ABFHiB 2017 Meeting will be able to
attend the 25th International
Congress of History
Science, Technology and Medicine using a single international air
Further information about that
is available at this web site:
video, presenting the proposal of hosting the 2017 ISHPSSB meeting in
was released during the 2015 meeting, that occurred in Montréal:
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the main structure of this conference site, as shown in the left hand
follows the chronological needs of the participants.
group of pages contains general information that should be consulted by
everyone, from the very start.
group of pages (Submission of papers) is useful once you decide to
in the conference and want to submit a paper or session proposal (from
1st 2016 to January 15th 2017).
group of pages (Conference board) contains proposals of organized
sessions you might be willing to join.
group of pages (Registration, payment) provides information and forms
should be used to confirm participation in the meeting (from March 1st
group of pages (Plan your trip) contains much useful information that
should be consulted especially between February and June 2017, to
you'll have a nice trip.
group of pages (Your presentation) should be carefully read by all
participants, between March and June 2017; it contains many important
concerning both oral and poster presentations.
group of pages (Conference program) describes the activities that will
during the meeting, from July 16th to 21st 2017.
ninth groups of pages (Arriving to Brazil, and During the conference)
additional information that will make your
stay in Brazil more comfortable, in July
group of pages (Enjoy São Paulo and Brazil) contains useful information
who would like to enjoy the city of São Paulo and other places in
Brazil before the conference,
meeting, or after it is over.
eleventh and twelfth pages (Sitemap, and Contact us) contain
can be useful at any time, from the launching of this web site to the
general information about the conference
is presented in the following separate complementary pages:
What is new?
Organizers and sponsors
Brazilian HPSS societies