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PhD positions, graduate student conferences etc.

Call for applications: Rome Summer School

We invite applications to participate in the Summer School in Rome, Italy:

Time after Time: Science, Art & Philosophy.

The school is organized by the University of Italian Switzerland (Lugano), the University of Geneva, the University of Rome3, eidos the Centre for Metaphysics (Geneva and Lugano), and the Centre for Philosophy of Time (Milan), in collaboration with the Swiss Institute in Rome.
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PhD position: Geneva

4-year fully funded PhD position, University of Geneva, Switzerland

The University of Geneva (https://www.unige.ch/lettres/philo/en/homepage/) offers a 4-year fully funded PhD position within Dr. Claudio Calosi’s Eccellenza Professorship:

The Metaphysics of Quantum Objects

The project will be linked to eidos, the Centre for Metaphysics (http://eidoscentre.org/), and the Geneva Symmetry Group (https://genevasymmetrygroup.wordpress.com/).

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Postdoc: Geneva

3-year fully funded post-doc fellowship, University of Geneva, Switzerland

The University of Geneva (https://www.unige.ch/lettres/philo/en/homepage/) offers a 3-year fully funded post-doc fellowship within Dr. Claudio Calosi’s Eccellenza Professorship:

The Metaphysics of Quantum Objects

The project will be linked to eidos, the Centre for Metaphysics (http://eidoscentre.org/), and the Geneva Symmetry Group (https://genevasymmetrygroup.wordpress.com/).
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Postdoc at the University of Washington

We are pleased to invite applications for a postdoctoral Research Associate for two (2) years in philosophy of physics at the University of Washington. The position is funded by the NSF grant: “The Role of the Classical Limit and Symmetries in Constructing Quantum Theories,” led by Benjamin Feintzeig. The post-doc will work on conceptual and mathematical issues in the foundations of quantum physics, and will become part of the philosophy of science research group in the Department of Philosophy at UW.
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Second CFA: MCMP Summer School in Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students

***Extended deadline***

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy is organising the sixth edition of the Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students, taking place from 28th July to 3rd August 2019. The deadline for applications has been extended: applications are invited until 31st March 2019.

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MAP: Master in Philosophy, USI Lugano

The MAP – the Master in Philosophy at USI, Lugano – is taught by philosophers from some of the most prestigious universities in the world. It has a clear focus on theoretical philosophy (especially metaphysics and the philosophy of mind), and on ancient and medieval philosophy.

The programme is research-oriented. It is designed to prepare students for doctoral programmes through its hands-on approach to theoretical philosophy and its history. Moreover, it requires students to produce regular written work and to receive feedback on it.
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CFA/CFP: Urbino Summer School on the Philosophy of Cosmology

*Call for Participation* and *Call for Papers*
*PHILOSOPHY OF COSMOLOGY*
*XXII International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics*
17-20 June 2019, Urbino, Italy

The topic of the school is “Philosophy of Cosmology” and will feature lectures given by Christopher Smeenk (Western University, and Director of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy), Erik Curiel (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), and afternoon seminars given by Alfio Bonanno (INAF, Catania Astrophysical Observatory), Elena Pian (INAF, Astrophysics and Space Science Observatory, Bologna), Vincenzo Fano (University of Urbino) and Giovanni Macchia (University of Urbino).
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