CFP: H. G. Wells, Science and Philosophy (UK) (11/6/07; 9/28/07-9/29/07)

full name / name of organization: 
JAMES S.J.
contact email: 
s.j.james@durham.ac.uk

H. G. Wells, Science and Philosophy

The H. G. Wells Society Annual Conference, Imperial College/Conway Hall,
London, 28-29 September 2007

 

Proposals for 20-minute papers, or for panels of 2-3 papers, are invited
for this year's H. G. Wells Society Annual conference. The conference
will be hosted by both Imperial College, London (on the 28 September)
and by Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London (on the 29 September). The
first day of the event will include a plenary lecture by the science
fiction writer, Stephen Baxter.

The conference will focus on 'Wells, Science and Philosophy'. Proposals
may centre on either Wells and science or Wells and philosophy
exclusively, or might examine the intersection of both science and
philosophy in the author's work. Proposals might focus on, but are not
limited to: Wells and evolutionary biology; Wells and Physics; Wells and
Darwin/Huxley; Wells and Astronomy; Wells and Plato; Wells and
Liberalism.

            Proposals of 300 words should be submitted via email
attachment, no late than June 11 2007. Please include a brief
biographical note, and send proposals with 'Wells, Science and
Philosophy' as the subject, to Dr Steven McLean, at the following
address: stevemclean_7_at_hotmail.com.

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cfp categories: 
science_and_culture