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Science in the Tropics

September 28, 2011

The International Conference, Science in the Tropics: glimpsing the past, projecting the future, will celebrate the scientific research in the Tropics, to the effect of the foundation, in 1936, of the Board for Geographic Missions and Colonial Research (JMGIC), one of the predecessors organisms of IICT – Tropical Research Institute.

The meeting will take place at the 5th, 6th and 7th of January 2012, in the Overseas Historical Archive (IICT) and CDI – Documentation and Information Centre (IICT), Lisbon, Portugal. The conference will be complemented with bibliographic and archival literature alluding to the symposium, and a guided tour to the exhibition Scientific travels and missions in the Tropics. 1883-2010.

For more information, please see the Institute’s web page:
http://www2.iict.pt/?idc=13&idi=17466
Or download conference information (English):
http://www2.iict.pt/archive/doc/INTERNATIONAL_COLLOQUIUM.pdf

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