martes, agosto 03, 2010

Dinosaurs – their KITH and kin: a historical perspective

Nos ha llegado información sobre un próximo congreso sobre historia de los dinosaurios que se va a realizar en Paris en el 2011. Ahí va la información para los dinosaureros que nos siguen.

Following the successful meeting on “Dinosaurs and other extinct saurians : a historical perspective “, held in 2008 at the Geological Society, London, a follow-up symposium on
Dinosaurs – their KITH and kin: a historical perspective will be held at the Société géologique de France, Paris, in May 2011. Papers are invited on all aspects of the history of research on dinosaurs (including birds) and extinct non-mammalian tetrapods. Contributions dealing with the work of individual palaeontologists (professional or amateur), institutions, collections, palaeontological expeditions, fossil folklore and artists’reconstructions are welcome. Both posters and oral presentations will be accepted. There will be an opportunity to publish papers issuing from this meeting in a symposium volume (details to be provided later). Field trips to palaeontological sites of historical importance will be organised before and after the meeting (details to be provided later). An exhibition of historically important fossil specimens will be organised at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle during the meeting. Those interested in attending the meeting are kindly requested to return the form below by e-mail to Eric Buffetaut (, preferably before September 15th, 2010