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Past Conferences and Workshops

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Emerging Electromagnetic and RF Systems for Health Monitoring and Therapy

October 15-16, 2018

The study of electromagnetic (EM) waves negative effects on the human body has been of growing importance as wireless communication systems have become pervasive. Such studies have investigated the interactions between the human body and electromagnetic waves and…

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Crusade, Networks, Exchanges: Southern France and the Latin East in the 13th Century

April 19-20, 2018

During the thirteenth century networks between southern France and the Latin East existed through the movement of objects and people. The waging of religious warfare both in France and abroad enabled the circulation of objects and the interaction of culture, languages…

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What does Brain-Inspired Computing Have to do with Brain? Computing Inside the Brain versus Computing Inspired by the Brain

October 12-13, 2017

Brain-inspired computing has become extremely important over the past few years. The idea is to create powerful computing machines that can learn from available data to provide satisfactory answers to problems such as visual image processing, pattern / voice…

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Making the World Nuclear After Hiroshima

May 22-23, 2017

How did the world experience and respond to the 1945 atomic bombings? What did Hiroshima come to symbolize for the global policy frameworks of nuclear technology? How was the devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki reconciled with the later…

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Labor, Coercion, and Rights in Africa and the Indian Ocean World in the 19th and 20th Centuries

October 14-15, 2016

Labor coercion was a central feature of social and economic life in Africa and the IOW in the 19th and 20th centuries. It persists to this day. Such coercion took many forms in different parts of these regions and changed over time. The core…