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******************************************************* HUMAN EVOLUTIONARY RESEARCH (HUMEVO@GWUVM) An Electronic Publication of the International Institute for Human Evolutionary Research George Washington University, Washington, DC Vol. 3, No. 2 April 23, 1993 Editor: Noel T. Boaz (BOAZ@GWUVM) ******************************************************** BULLETIN BOARD *** The Fifth Phillip V. Tobias Essay Competition *** Theme: "The Origin of 'Anatomically Modern Man': A Critical Appraisal". Entries should be in English, ca. 6000 words, and typed double-spaced. Address: The Secretary, Institute for the Study of Man in Africa, Rm. 2B10 Medical School, York Road, Parktown 2193, Johannesburg, South Africa. Deadline June 1, 1993. *** International Conference on Human Paleoecology *** October 13 - 15, 1993 - A conference on the ecological context of the evolution of man. Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Jakarta. Contact: Secretariat, Int. Conf. Human Paleoecology, LIPI, Sasana Widya Sarwono Lt. 3 (Room No. 314), Jalan Gatot Soebroto No. 10, Jakarta 12710 Indonesia; Fax 5207226 *** Human Behavior and Evolution Society *** August 4-8, 1993 - Fifth annual meeting. Deadline for abstracts, May 1, 1993. Contact: David Sloan Wilson, Dept. of Biological Sciences, U Binghamton, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000; E-mail: DWILSON@BING.VAXA.BITNET; Fax: 607/777-4393 COOPERATION COLUMN The Laboratory of Anthropological Reconstruction of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Moscow is proposing for exchange or sale the copies of plastic reconstructions of the portraits of the representatives of early hominids, representatives of ancient populations from different territories (Central Russia, Siberia, the Far East, the Baltic Region, Kazachstan, Kirgizia, Middle Asia) and some historical persons. All reconstructions are done based on scientific methods of plastic reconstruction first developed in the Laboratory by Prof. M. Gerasimov, and improved by modern investigations of the last decade. Correspondence should be addressed to : Institute of Anthropology and Ethnology (Russian Academy of Sciences) Laboratory for Plastic Reconstruction. Lebedinskaya G.V., Leninsky pr.32-a,B 117334 Moscow, Russia Fax : (7-095) 938-06-00 Email : ANTHPUB@IEA.MSK.SU. Philosophers! LEFEVRE@SJSUVM1 poses the question to biological anthropologists, "How is it that a species which sprang from the earth as all other species, can destroy the earth -- extinguishing all other species on an order described as the "Sixth Extinction?" RESEARCH IIHER has started discussions with the George Washington University Computer Center about setting up a Bioanthropological Gopher, which would make data files, bibliographic files, graphic files, etc. available for searching and downloading via normal BITNET and INTERNET connections. Individuals interested in the development of this service and who may have data to contribute should reply to HUMEVO@GWUVM. EDUCATION The Bioanthropological "State-of-the-Science" Summer Institute scheduled for this coming June has been postponed until June 1994 because of insufficient subscription. Details for the 1994 Summer Institute will be publicized next month.

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