Building on AAAS's long-standing commitment to relate scientific knowledge and technological development to the purposes and concerns of society at large, the Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) facilitates communication between scientific and religious communities. 




DoSER Conferences & Forums

DoSER conferences and forums explore a diverse range of topics related to the interface of forefront science with ethics and religion.


Seminaries and Science
18-19 November 2011, The American Academy of Religion and
the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA


Our Brains and Us: Neuroethics, Responsibility and the Self
17-19 April 2005, Kresge Auditorium, MIT Campus, Boston, MA


Becoming Human… And Beyond: A conference on the origin, constitution and future of human nature
1-3 November 2001, Field Museum, Chicago

Genomics, Robotics, and Nanotechnology: Science and religion converse on the shape of the future
February 2001, San Francisco, CA


Kansas Teach-In on “Science, Teaching and the Search for Origins”
14-15 April 2000, The University of Kansas


Cosmic Questions
14-16 April 1999, Washington, DC

Kansas Religious Community Conversations on Evolution and Education
Autumn of 1999 – Spring of 2000, Kansas City, Lawrence, Wichita, Pittsburgh, Emporia, Hays, and Halstead, Kansas


Dialogue on Global Climate Change
1-2 October 1998


Epic of Evolution
12-14 November 1997, Field Museum in Chicago

Human Germline Interventions Forum
24-25 September 1997

Forum on Cloning
25 June 1997