Category Archives: Beyond Spacetime

Second CFP: Philosophical Foundations of Quantum Gravity, Geneva, 27-30 June 2017

Conference on the PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF QUANTUM GRAVITY

Hosted by the University of Geneva-University of Illinois at Chicago Space and Time After Quantum Gravity project

Château de Bossey, near Geneva, 27-30 June 2017

https://beyondspacetime.net/2017conference/

Invited keynote speakers:

Richard Dawid
Eleanor Knox
Daniele Oriti
Karim Thébault
Alastair Wilson
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Geneva: Scientific Collaborator ‘To and Fro: Scientific Metaphysics at Physics’s Frontiers’

Call for Applications:

SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATOR
in the project ‘To and Fro: Scientific Metaphysics at Physics’s Frontiers’

University of Geneva

The Department of Philosophy in Geneva solicits applications for a three-year research position (‘collaborateur scientifique’), starting 1 January 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation grant ‘To and Fro: Scientific Metaphysics at Physics’s Frontiers’.
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Space and Time After Quantum Gravity: Invitation to Visitors

We invite interested scholars for short visits to the Spacetime After Quantum Gravity research group, located in the philosophy departments at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Geneva. To facilitate visits we can offer financial assistance for travel and lodging, office facilities, and of course excellent intellectual company. Visits can be from a few days to a few weeks (or possibly longer).
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CFP: Essay Prize in the Philosophy of Quantum Gravity

Call for Papers:

2017 Prize competition for essays on SPACE AND TIME AFTER QUANTUM GRAVITY

Run by the University of Geneva-University of Illinois at Chicago ‘Space and Time After Quantum Gravity’ project

http://beyondspacetime.net/
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UIC predoc fellowships in philosophy of quantum gravity

JUNIOR FELLOWSHIP in PHILOSOPHY OF QUANTUM GRAVITY

University of Illinois at Chicago

The philosophy of physics group at the Department of Philosophy at UIC solicits applications for a junior visiting fellowship for advanced PhD students, starting September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is funded by the John Templeton Foundation grant ‘Space and Time after Quantum Gravity’.
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2nd Call: Summer School in Philosophy of Quantum Gravity

The deadline for applications to participate in our (close to) Chicago summer school is very soon: Wednesday, 16 March. There is no registration fee, and we provide room and board. Please note that the summer school is planned for students with very different backgrounds, generally coming from both physics and philosophy. Don’t hesitate to ask if you are not sure whether this would be for you.

For more information, please visit http://beyondspacetime.net/2016summerschool/.

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Geneva: Postdoc in Philosophy of Quantum Gravity

Call for Applications:
POSTDOC POSITION in PHILOSOPHY OF QUANTUM GRAVITY
University of Geneva

The philosophy of physics group at the Department of Philosophy in Geneva solicits applications for a two-year postdoctoral research position, starting 1 September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. A start after 1 September 2016 would shorten the postdoc to less than two years; an earlier start may be possible. The position is funded by the John Templeton Foundation grant ‘Space and Time after Quantum Gravity’.
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