Submitted by Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (University of Bern).   Call for Applications Summer school on “Causation and Responsibility” with Sara Bernstein and Alex Kaiserman July 26-30, 2021 University of Bern Organizers: Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (University of Bern) Matthias Rolffs (University of Bern) Causation and responsibility seem to be closely related. Prima facie, agents can be held responsible […]

Submitted by Hajo Greif (Warsaw University of Technology).   Lecture series “Thinking Machines: History, Present and Future of Artificial Intelligence” Call for participation The international and interdisciplinary online lecture series “Thinking Machines: History, Present and Future of Artificial Intelligence” in Summer Term 2021 will feature prominent historians, philosophers and social students of AI. Speakers include: […]

Submitted by Benjamin Wilck (Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin)   Call for Abstracts 2nd European Society for the History of Science Early Career Scholars Conference 20-22 September 2021 in Athens, Greece We invite submissions for individual papers addressing the main topic of the conference: Science and its Enemies: Exploring Conflicts and Alliances in the History of Science. […]

Submitted by Maria Kronfeldner (CEU).   This is to kindly invite you to the Official CEU Online Book Launch of The Routledge Handbook of Dehumanization on Mar 23, 5:30-7:00 pm (CET, Vienna time). The Routledge Handbook of Dehumanization is the outcome of a unique collaboration of more than 30 authors from various disciplines, including history, […]

Submitted by Sebastian Schuol (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg).   New Conference Date: July 22-23, 2021 Center for Applied Philosophy of Science and Key Qualifications (ZiWiS), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) Due to the postponement of the Conference “Public Research and Private Knowledge – Science in Times of Diverse Research Funding” we are able to accept a number of further […]

Submitted by Simon Lohse (University of Lübeck).   Die Universität zu Lübeck ist eine moderne Schwerpunktuniversität mit den Fächern Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften, Informatik, Molekularbiologie, Mathematik in Medizin und Lebenswissenschaften sowie medizinische Ingenieurwissenschaft. International renommierte Forschung und die hohe Qualität der akademischen Lehre kennzeichnen das Profil unserer Universität. Am Institut für Medizingeschichte und Wissenschaftsforschung (IMGWF) ist […]

Submitted by Jan Baedke (Ruhr University Bochum).   Postgenomic Determinisms: Environmental Narratives after the Century of the Gene (Online workshop, Ruhr University Bochum, March 25–26, 2021) This online workshop focuses on new postgenomic trends towards environmental determinism. It aims to address the conceptual foundations and theoretical presumptions of different forms of strong causal influences on […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich)   ********************************************* Postdoctoral Position at the MCMP (Project “The Bayesian Approach to Robust Argumentation Machines”) LMU Munich https://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/news/post_doc_rob_arg_2021/index.html ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) and the Chair of Philosophy of Science at the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Study of Religion at LMU Munich […]

Submitted by Jürgen Landes (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites extended abstracts for the following event:  Progic 2021: Combining Probability and Logic MCMP, LMU Munich September 1-3, 2021 https://www.fatil.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/events/defence_inductive_logic/index.html********************************************* The 10th event in the Progic series of conferences is set to take place 1. Sep – 3. Sep 2021. This series has a […]

Submitted by Benjamin Wilck (Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin)   Call for Abstracts 2nd European Society for the History of Science Early Career Scholars Conference 20-22 September 2021 in Athens, Greece We invite submissions for individual papers addressing the main topic of the conference: Science and its Enemies: Exploring Conflicts and Alliances in the History of Science. […]

Call for Registrations SPRING SCHOOL and WORKSHOP on Laws and Explanations in Metaphysics and Science DFG-funded research group Inductive Metaphysics and Department of Philosophy, University of Duesseldorf http://dclps.phil.hhu.de/lems/ DATE & ACCESS:March 24-25, 2021 (the spring school introductory course takes place on March 24; on March 25 there will be a workshop on the same topics). […]

Submitted by Inken Rabbel (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz). Digitale Themenwoche zu den Kleinen Fächern Vom 8. bis zum 11. März 2021 bietet die Hochschulrektorenkonferenz gemeinsam mit dem Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung eine digitale Themenwoche zu den Kleinen Fächern an. Die Veranstaltung ist Teil der Initiative „Kleine Fächer-Wochen an deutschen Hochschulen“ und hat zum Ziel, die Perspektiven der […]

Submitted by Corina Strößner (Ruhr University Bochum). Call for papers: Protolang 7 (HHU Düsseldorf, September 6-8, 2021) The 7th International Conference “Ways to Protolanguage” is going to take place at the University of Düsseldorf from Sept 6 to Sept 8, 2021. The thematic focus of Protolang is on delineating the socio-cultural, semiotic, symbolic, ecological genetic, […]

Submitted by Adrian Wüthrich (TU Berlin). 2nd Call for Papers We extend the deadline for submissions to the workshop announced below until 15 January 2021. For this second call, we particularly encourage contributions dealing with the life sciences, or with periods before the 20th century. Virtual entities in science: a virtual workshop 5, 12 and 19 […]

Submitted by Niels Martens (University of Bonn). The Heinrich Hertz Fellowship in History and Philosophy of physics is designed to allow graduate students (typically PhD students but Master students can also apply) and early-career postdoctoral scholars to spend either half of or a full academic year at the University of Bonn to work on any topic in […]