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Congress on the history of dinosaur research
The conference "Dinosaurs -- An Historical Perspective" will be held on May
6th and 7th, 2008, at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, UK.
Here is the call for papers:
Richard Moody (Kingston University)
Éric Buffetaut (CNRS and Laboratoire de Géologie de l'École Normale
Dave Martill (University of Portsmouth)
Darren Naish (Universtiy of Portsmouth)
The History of Dinosaur Research with particular emphasis on personalities,
major discoveries and expeditions; and the introduction, debate and
acceptance of major theories or principles associated with the greater
understanding of dinosaur taxonomy, palaeobiology and evolution.
Authors may also probe a cultural theme; exploring the role of artists and
animators and the influence they have on our perception of dinosaurs over
the last 180 years or more!
Authors are requested to send an abstract of 500 words [I suppose that's the
maximum] by no later than Monday 28th January 2008 to
rtj.moody_at_virgin.net. Accepted abstracts will be printed in the
Conference Abstracts which will be made available to authors and delegates
at the conference. Specific papers will also be considered for inclusion in
a special publication.
Registration and Associated Events:
Registration will take place on the 5th of May. The conference will be
preceded by a visit to the Waterhouse-Hawkins models at Crystal Palace and
followed by visits to historic localities on the Isle of Wight and the