CfP: Online-Workshop “Metaphysics of Physics” (Jena, August 30 – September 3, 2021, Deadline: July 8, 2021)

Submitted by Meinard Kuhlmann (University of Mainz).


Call for abstracts for the Online-Workshop

Metaphysics of Physics

30 August – 3 September 2021 (Deadline: 8 July 2021)

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 30 August – 3 September 2021 as an online event at the virtual DPG conference “in” Jena ( As part of this event, the AGPhil organizes a small workshop on the “Metaphysics of Physics”. Contributions in this area are especially welcome.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Karen Crowther (Oslo)
  • Matt Farr (Cambridge)
  • Kerry McKenzie (UC San Diego)
  • Christopher Timpson (Oxford)
  • Alastair Wilson (Birmingham)

If you would like to present a paper, please submit an abstract of about 200 words by 8 July 2021 (please ignore the stated 1 July 2021 abstract submission deadline on the website), using the online-form at

The Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Programme of the DPG supports graduate students who are members of the society by covering the registration fee (more information here:

We look forward to seeing you!
Meinard Kuhlmann, Radin Dardashti, Christian Wüthrich