Venice Summer School on Science and Religion (VSSR)

Venue: Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti

Location: Venice, Italy

Event Date/Time: May 25, 2010 End Date/Time: May 28, 2010
Registration Date: Nov 12, 2009
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Description

The Venice Summer School on Science and Religion will be holding its third annual session in Venice, Italy May 2010.

The summer school intends to be a key venue to expand and deepen the work of scholars interested in the interface of two of humanity’s most central approaches to the search for truth and meaning. Open to scholars seeking enhanced engagement with central topics in science and religion.

The theme for the 2010 summer school is “Science and Values.” The school will meet 25 May through 28 May 2010. Lecturers include: George Ellis, Keith Ward, and David Sloan Wilson. The organizing committee includes: Karl Giberson, Thomas Jay Oord, William Shea, and Donald Yerxa.

The Venice School on Science and Religion will award scholarships to participants whose proposals are chosen as most relevant for the school’s discussion in a particular year. Interested individuals should submit materials when applying for admission to a summer session.

All application materials for the school are due 12 November 2009. Notification of acceptance will be 31 January 2010. More information regarding the application and other matters are available soon on the school website: http://vssr.info/

The Venice Summer School on Science and Religion is hosted by The Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti and supported by the John Templeton Foundation.

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