Norman I. Platnick passed away on 8 April 2020 after a tragic accident. Norm was a world-authority on spiders and prolific scientist, Curator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, an influential figure in phylogenetic theory, past president of the Willi Hennig Society, and a long-time member of the society. An obituary led by […]
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The WHS annual meeting HennigXXXIX was scheduled to take place in Helsinki, Finland from July 26-30, 2020. Because of the world-wide Coronavirus pandemic, the Council made the decision to postpone our annual meeting one year. HennigXXXIX will take place July 25-29, 2021. Please check the meeting web-site (HennigXXXIX) for detailed information.
Annual meeting web-site for Hennig XXXIX in Helsinki, Finland from 26–30 July 2020 is now active. See helsinki.fi/hennigxxxix
Peter Hovenkamp passed away unexpectedly in July 2019. For a full obituary see here. Peter was an active, long-time member of the WHS, published 14 articles on Cladistics primarily in historical biogeography, served as Associate Editor of Cladistics from 2002 to 2004, and was the organizer of Hennig XIX in Leiden in 2000.
The Hennig Society sponsors a workshop in Gothenburg, Sweden (22–25 August 2019). More details at here.
The XXXVIII Meeting web-site – https://cladistics.org/xxxviii-annual-meeting-2019/ – has been updated with the meeting program, accepted abstracts, and information on transportation options to UC Berkeley campus.
The XXXVIII Meeting web-site – https://cladistics.org/xxxviii-annual-meeting-2019/ – has been updated with drafts of the program outline and accepted abstracts.
The XXXVIII Meeting web-site – https://cladistics.org/xxxviii-annual-meeting-2019/ – has been updated. Online registration, housing, and abstract submission now open. Important dates: 15 March – early bird registration ends 15 April – housing and abstract submission ends 26 May – meeting starts
Visit the XXXVIII Annual Meeting 2019 web-site – cladistics.org/xxxviii-annual-meeting-2019
Visit the XXXVII Annual Meeting 2018 web-site – www.hennig2018bcn.org
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