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Summer school on history of space

The Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences has organized a Summer School on The History of Space in Mathematics and Physics. The Summer School will be held in Leipzig from Monday, June 29th, to Saturday, July 4th, 2020. The six days of the School are dedicated to an intensive series of lectures and discussions on various aspects of the history of the notion of space, and will feature lectures by Michael Friedman (Stanford), Robert Di Salle (Western University), Brigitte Falkenburg (TU Dortmund), Jeffrey Weeks (Geometry Games), Jürgen Jost (MPI MiS), and Vincenzo De Risi. The School will be opened by an inaugural lecture by astrophysicist Richard Ellis (University College London).
All the lectures and discussions of the School will be in English, and the applicants are requested to be able to explain their views in this language.

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Last CFP: The 20th UK and European Conference on Foundations of Physics

LAST CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED

8-10 July 2020, La Sorbonne, Paris

https://foundations2020.sciencesconf.org/

Following the very successful previous editions at Utrecht (2018) and London (2016), this conference will bring philosophers of physics and physicists to a historic auditorium at the old Sorbonne in which Marie Curie gave her first lecture in 1906. 50 contributed talks and 5 invited speakers will cover the most diverse foundational aspects of physical theory and experiment. Parallel sessions will address the philosophy of quantum physics, space-time physics including quantum gravity, and statistical mechanics.
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CFP: Workshop ‘Metaphysics of Physics’, Bonn, 31 March – 2 April 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS (Bonn, Deadline: 19.01.2020)

Call for abstracts for Workshop “Metaphysics of Physics”, Bonn, 31 March – 2 April 2020

The Working Group “Philosophy of Physics” (AGPhil) of the German Physical Society (DPG) invites submissions for its annual workshop. Contributions on any topic in the philosophy of physics are welcome. The workshop takes place 31 March – 2 April 2020 at the University of Bonn and will be part of the Annual Meeting of the DPG (https://bonn20.dpg-tagungen.de/). The AGPhil organizes a small workshop on “Metaphysics of Physics”. Contributions in this area are especially welcome.

Confirmed speakers so far:

Karen Crowther (Oslo)
Matt Farr (Cambridge)
Andreas Hüttemann (Cologne)
Christopher Timpson (Oxford)
Alastair Wilson (Birmingham)

If you would like to present a paper, please submit an abstract of about 200 words by 19 January 2020 (ignore the stated 15 December 2019 abstract submission deadline on the website), using the online-form at https://www.dpg-tagung.de/bn20/submission.html?language=en.

As conference fees are not trivial (https://bonn20.dpg-tagungen.de/registrierung/tagungsgebuehren), speakers who have difficulties paying the conference fees should contact us about possible travel grants.

We look forward to seeing you in Bonn!

Meinard Kuhlmann
Radin Dardashti
Christian Wüthrich

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Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference: Western Ontario, 25-26 June 2020

The 20th annual Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference will take place on Thursday-Friday, June 25-26, 2020, at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. We are pleased to announce that James Owen Weatherall (University of California, Irvine) will be giving the keynote address.

Call for Papers:
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Workshop: Beyond the Standard Model, 13-27 October 2019

Beyond the Standard Model: Historical-Critical Perspectives
Galileo Galilei Institute (GGI), Arcetri, October 13-27, 2019

https://www.ggi.infn.it/showevent.pl?id=323

This 2-week workshop is devoted to discuss ideas and methods in the
physics beyond the Standard Model, in particular by contextualizing and questioning their origins and developments from a historical and philosophical perspective.

Within this activity, we are pleased to announce a one-day Conference,
on Monday, October 21
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CFP: Oxford Philosophy of Physics Graduate Conference, 6-7 February 2020

The Oxford Philosophy of Physics Graduate Conference

6-7th February 2019, Exeter College, Oxford

Keynote Speaker: Eleanor Knox (KCL)

The submission deadline for papers is 9th December.

We welcome submissions in all areas of philosophy of physics and philosophy of science, particularly from those belonging to underrepresented groups.
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CFP: Conference on the Foundations of Cosmology and Quantum Gravity

Call for Papers: Conference on the Foundations of Cosmology and Quantum Gravity (FCQG 2020)

At New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) on January 19-21, 2020.

The conference is being jointly sponsored by the NYUAD Institute and two generous grants from the Templeton Foundation—one supporting the ‘Beyond Spacetime’ project based at Illinois-Chicago and Geneva, and the other supporting the `New Directions in Philosophy of Cosmology’ based at UC-Irvine and Western University.

http://www.philcosmo.uwo.ca/
https://beyondspacetime.net/

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE
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