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Call for Registration & Abstracts: WORKSHOP 'Postgenomic Determinisms: Environmental Narratives after the Century of the Gene', March 25–26, 2021

                Postgenomic Determinisms: Environmental Narratives after the Century of
the Gene (Online workshop, Ruhr University Bochum, March 25-26, 2021) 

This online workshop focuses on new postgenomic trends towards
environmental determinism. It aims to address the conceptual foundations
and theoretical presumptions of different forms of strong causal
influences on organisms and human bodies. In addition, it will
historically contextualize this new environmentalist trend, and explore
the anthropological, social and political contexts affecting and being
affected by these developments. This workshop will bring together
scholars from history and philosophy of science, social sciences,
biologists and activists who have expertise in postgenomic trends
towards determinism from philosophical, anthropological,
socio-political, and historical perspectives. 

Participants:
 Salim Al-Gailani (University of Cambridge), Tatjana Buklijas
(University Auckland), Azita Chellappoo (Ruhr University Bochum), Joseph
L. Graves Jr (North Carolina A&T State University), Beth Greenhough
(University of Oxford), Martha Kenney (San Francisco State University),
Tiana Dodson (Body Liberation Coach), Maurizio Meloni (Deakin
University), Jamie Lorimer (University of Oxford), Jan Baedke (Ruhr
University Bochum), Francesca Merlin (University of Paris), Ruth Müller
(Technical University of Munich), Abigail Nieves-Delgado (Wageningen
University), Javier Suárez (University of Bielefeld/Jagiellonian
University in Krakow) 

Call for posters: 
 There will be a virtual poster session during the workshop. We invite
graduate students/early career scholars to submit abstracts for posters.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 1st, 2021. 

Registration: 
Attendance at the workshop is free, although we require registration in
advance. The talks and Q&As will be held on Zoom. The coffee breaks and
poster session will be held on Gather Town.  

For more information about the program, registration, and call for
posters, please visit: 

https://rotoworkshop2021.wixsite.com/pgdeterminisms 

Organization:
 Azita Chellappoo 
 Jan Baedke
'ROTO' Research Group (The Return of the Organism in the Biosciences),
 Ruhr University Bochum 

-- 
 Jan Baedke
 Ruhr Universitäty Bochum
 Department of Philosophy I
 Universitätsstrasse 150
 D-44801 Bochum

 Tel.: ++49-234-32-24727
 Email: Jan.Baedke@ruhr-uni-bochum.de
 Internet: www.rub.de/philosophy/wtwg/baedke [1]
 www.rotorub.wordpress.com [2]

 

Links:
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[1] http://www.rub.de/philosophy/wtwg/baedke
[2] http://www.rotorub.wordpress.com
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