XVII International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics: Cesena, 15-19 September 2014

Geometry and Physics
XVII International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics

15-19 September 2014
https://sites.google.com/site/centroricerchecirfis/home

Call for Participation

We invite participation for the XVII International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics to be held in Cesena (Italy) 15th-19th September 2014. The topic of the school is “Geometry and Physics” and will feature morning lectures (in English) given by Prof D. Dieks (Utrech University) and Prof F. Muller, (Rotterdam University) and afternoon seminars (in Italian) given by C. Pedretti (University of California), F. Laudisa (University of Milano-Bicocca), N. Zanghì (University of Genoa), V. Fano (University of Urbino) – see the attached tentative program for details- Attendance to the school is free of charge. It will host a limited number of students, graduate students and early researchers depending on a successful application.

Application should include:
1) A CV
2) A cover letter
And should be sent to: cirfis.scuolaestiva@gmail.com
No later than 15th of July. The subject line should be “Participation. XVII summer school in philosophy of physics”
Notification of acceptance is expected no later than 1st of August

Call for Papers

The XVII Summer School in Philosophy of Physics will dedicate its last session (September, 19th) to the presentation of original papers in philosophy of physics. We invite Grad students, Post-Graduate students and early researchers alike to submit an abstract (no longer than 1000 words) suitable for blind review to:

cirfis.scuolaestiva@gmail.com

No later than 15th July. The subject line should read: Submission XVII Summer School in philosophy of physics”. Papers should be sent as a pdf file together with a title page containing info about the author(s).
Notification of acceptance is expected no later than 15th August.

On the school website there will be suggestions with discount rates for accommodation and board.
For further info write to:
claudio.calosi@uniurb.it
or
pierluigi.graziani@uniurb.it.

Below is a tentative program:

XVII Summer School in Philosophy of Physics:

“Geometry and Physics”

Cesena, 15-19 September 2014

15th September

16.00-17.00 Introduction to the school and Presentation of the seminars

17.00-18.30 Geometria e Meccanica nell’opera di Leonardo
Carlo Pedretti (University of California)

16th September

9.00-11.00 Geometrical Methods in Physics, Part I.
Dennis Dieks, Utrecht University

11.30 -13.30 Geometry and Ontology of Physics, Part I.
Fred Muller, Erasmus University Rotterdam

15.30 – 16.50 TBA
Federico Laudisa, Università di Milano-Bicocca

17th September

9.00-11.00 Geometrical Methods in Physics, Part II.
Dennis Dieks, Utrecht University

11.30 -13.30 Geometry and Ontology of Physics, Part II.
Fred Muller, Erasmus University Rotterdam

15.30 – 16.50 TBA
Nino Zanghì, Università di Genova

18th September

9.00-11.00 Geometrical Methods in Physics, Part III.
Dennis Dieks, Utrecht University

11.30 -13.30 Geometry and Ontology of Physics, Part III.
Fred Muller, Erasmus University Rotterdam

15.30- 17.30 TBA
Vincenzo Fano, Università di Urbino

19th September

9.00-10.30 Geometrical Methods in Physics, Part IV.
Dennis Dieks, Utrecht University

11.00 -12.30 Geometry and Ontology of Physics, Part IV.
Fred Muller, Erasmus University Rotterdam

15.00-18.00 Postgraduate conference
(4 speakers from CFP)

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