Essay Prize: What is structure?

2017 Essay Prize: What is structure?

The Metaphysics of Entanglement Project
University of Oxford

The Metaphysics of Entanglement Project is pleased to announce their 2017 Essay Prize. The winner of the Prize will receive £250.

Topic: What is structure?
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Milan: two postdocs at the Centre for Philosophy of Time

The first of two calls for PosDocs at the Center for Philosophy of Time in Milan is out!

We are looking for a researcher who has a research specialism in temporal issues with respect to at least one of the following areas: metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language and philosophy of science. We will be looking for an analogous profile in the second call. Ideally we aim at making one hire with an area of research specialism in the metaphysics of time, and one hire with an area of research specialism in temporal aspects within philosophy of mind. PhD is strongly preferred.

The call is out till 10 May 2016. Please send all documents to unimi@postecert.it and borse_assegni@unimi.it. Interviews (via Skype) for those shortlisted will be 16 May, starting from 14:00. The position will start on 1 June (and not 1 May, as originally planned). Duration of the grant is 14 months. Neat salary slightly over 1.850 € per month. The second call will be out in the next weeks, and the position will start in September or October.

If you are interested in any of the two positions, please apply to both (even if you cannot start on 1 June), so that we can better plan the hiring. Specify at the beginning of your research project whether you can start on 1 June and what would be your preferred starting date(s).

You can find the complete text of the call at http://www.unimi.it/ricerca/assegni_ricerca/99818.htm, and further details about the job at http://www.centreforphilosophyoftime.it/news/

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LSE, 4 May 2016: Workshop on geometry and physics

There will be a 1-day workshop on Geometry and Physics coming up at LSE on Wednesday, 4 May. Speakers include:

Gordon Belot, Fay Dowker, Klaas Landsman and David Malament.
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Neuchâtel, 17 June 2016: Workshop on spacetime and fundamentality

Workshop “Spacetime and Fundamentality”

University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), 17 June 2016

Organised by The Metaphysics of Time and its Occupants SNSF project (Neuchâtel) and the Centre for the Philosophy of Time (Milan)
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Wuppertal: Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) in Philosophy of Physics

UPDATE: Here is the English text:

The interdisciplinary Interdisciplinary Centre for Science and Technology Studies (IZWT)
at Wuppertal University

invites applications for a

Junior Professor in Philosophy
with a specialization in Philosophy of Physics
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Western, 11-12 June 2016: Information-Theoretic Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics

University of Western Ontario, 11-12 June 2016

http://philphysics.uwo.ca/

Information-Theoretic Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics is a two day workshop taking place June 11-12, 2016 at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. The workshop is co-sponsored by the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, the Institute for Quantum Computing at University of Waterloo, and Research Western.
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CFA: 5th HPS Tuebingen Summer School

The Forum Scientiarum (University of Tuebingen) kindly invites 20 graduate students and young researchers in the field of philosophy, physics and mathematics, to apply for the 5th Summer School on the History and Philosophy of Science:

Tuebingen, August 1st–August 5th, 2016

Probability and Quantum Mechanics
five lectures by Guido Bacciagaluppi, Utrecht University

and a keynote lecture by Christopher A. Fuchs, University of Massachusetts Boston.
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