Submitted by Ludger Jansen (WWU Münster).   Fachkulturen – Lehrkulturen. Die Vielfalt der Hochschullehre wissenschaftstheoretisch reflektiert — Ringvorlesung (online) des ZfW Münster — Wer einen Blick in verschiedene Hörsäle und Seminarräume an Hochschulen wirft, wird feststellen, dass unterschiedliche Fächer gänzlich unterschiedliche Lehrformate wählen. Die interdisziplinäre Ringvorlesung‚ Fachkulturen – Lehrkulturen?‘ geht von der leitenden Vermutung aus, […]

Submitted by Michael Herrmann (HLRS).   CfA: Trust in Science Conference series: Science and Art of Simulation (SAS) High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart, Germany (HLRS) 27-28th of October 2021 Organized by the research group “Trust in information” Trust is a central pillar of the scientific enterprise. Much work in the philosophy of science can be seen […]

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 Nele Röttger (Bielefeld University).   CfA: Two professorships Medical Humanities Help us shape the new Medical School at Bielefeld University: interprofessional, future-oriented, diverse, and strong in research and teaching Bielefeld University stands for interdisciplinarity, high research and teaching quality, and the further development of gender-equitable university culture. A wide variety of disciplines, perspectives, […]

Submitted by Schaufler Lab (TU Dresden).   Call for Abstracts Artificial Intelligence as a Concept in the Humanities and Social Sciences December 1-3, 2021 // Interdisciplinary Conference at TU Dresden, Germany Current debates on artificial intelligence (AI) in the humanities and social sciences seem to be concerned primarily with the effects of the application of […]

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 Leonie Wiemeyer (Leibniz Universität Hannover / Universität Bielefeld).   Call for Applications (CfA) CfA: 5 Doctoral Candidates (all genders) in Ethics of Science and/or Philosophy of Science, Hannover/Bielefeld Einreichfrist/Deadline: 06.05.2021 Leibniz University Hannover and Bielefeld University (Germany) invite applications for the position of 5 Doctoral Candidates (all genders; salary scale E13 TV-L, 65%) […]

Submitted by Uljana Feest (Leibniz University Hannover).   WORKSHOP Bias and Discrimination in Algorithmic Decision-Making Issues in Explainable AI #3 October 8/9, 2021, Hannover, Germany Keynote Speakers: Emily Sullivan (TU Eindhoven) Christian Heinze (U Heidelberg) Markus Langer (U Saarland) Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (U Aarhus) CALL FOR PAPERS Algorithmic predictions are increasingly used to inform, guide, justify […]

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 Corina Strößner (Ruhr University Bochum).   CARLA 2021 The first international workshop “Concepts in Action: Representation, Learning, and Application” took place at the Institute of Cognitive Science at Osnabrück University in 2018, followed by a virtual event as part of the Bolzano Summer of Knowledge (BOSK) in 2020. Following its great success, we are organizing a third international workshop “Concepts in […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, is organising the seventh Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students 2021 July 18-23, 2021********************************************* The summer school is open to excellent female students who want to specialise in mathematical philosophy. We are currently […]