Call for participation: The Standard Model after the Discovery of the Higgs Boson

Date: March 11, 2018
Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

We invite participants at our annual Foundations of Modern Physics workshop. This year focuses on the foundations of particle physics.

Registration link:

Speakers and talk titles:

– Chris Quigg (Fermilab): “I would like to know…”
– Porter Williams (HPS, U. of Pittsburgh): “Two Notions of Naturalness”
– Bing Zhou (Physics, U. of Michigan): “Is the discovered Higgs Boson really the one the Standard Model predicted?”
– Tian Cao (Philosophy, Boston University): “Ontological Foundations of the Englert–Brout–Higgs Mechanism—How to proceed?”

More information can be found here:

Contacts/Organizers: Josh Hunt ( and AJ Kuhr (

Support: The workshop is supported by the Rackham Graduate School and the Department of Philosophy.


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