Identity and Quantification Workshop

Location
ERI Building room G51 (building G3 on the campus map)
Category
Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research
Dates
Monday 17th (12:30) - Tuesday 18th December 2018 (13:00)
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Contact

For further information about the workshop and to register your interest in attending, please contact Nicholas Jones (n.k.jones@bham.ac.uk).

The AHRC-funded Higher-Order Metaphysics project at the University of Birmingham will host an informal workshop on identity and quantification.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Jeremy Goodman (University of Southern California)
  • Øystein Linnebo (University of Oslo)
  • Bruno Jacinto (University of St Andrews)

There are up to two slots for submitted papers, two early-career bursaries, and two graduate bursaries; see below for details. 

The workshop is free and open to all. 

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Registration is not required, but please let the organiser know if you’re planning on attending so that we can arrange appropriate catering.

If you have any questions, please contact the organiser, Nick Jones at (nick.k.jones@bham.ac.uk).

Call for papers

There will be space for up to two submitted papers to be presented at the workshop. Submissions are welcome on any topics relevant to the workshop theme broadly construed. 

If you would like to present, send an abstract of up to 1,000 words to Nick Jones (n.k.jones@bham.ac.uk) before Tuesday 23 October. The subject line of your message should read “Identity workshop”. Please include your details in the body of the message, as well as indicating whether you would like to be considered for an early-career or graduate bursary (see below). Applicants will be notified before 6 November 2018.

The Higher-Order Metaphysics project will fund overnight accommodation in Birmingham and UK travel costs (standard class return rail, up to £90) for authors of selected papers. In the event of a budget surplus, we will aim to help with international travel costs too.

Early-career bursaries

The Higher-Order Metaphysics project will fund two early-career bursaries. Each bursary will cover overnight accommodation in Birmingham and UK travel costs (standard class return rail, up to £90). Early-career scholars working in any area relevant to the workshop theme are eligible to apply. Anyone within eight years of award of their PhD counts as early-career for these purposes.

Applicants should send the following to Nick Jones (n.k.jones@bham.ac.uk) before Tuesday 23 October: (i) a brief cv, and (ii) a brief account (one or two paragraphs) of the relevance of the workshop’s topic to their research. The subject line of your message should read “Identity workshop”. Applicants will be notified before 6 November 2018. 

Graduate Student Bursaries

The Higher-Order Metaphysics project will fund two graduate student bursaries. Each bursary will cover overnight accommodation in Birmingham and UK travel costs (standard class return rail, up to £90). Any student currently enrolled on a postgraduate course in philosophy is eligible to apply. 

Applicants should send the following to Nick Jones (n.k.jones@bham.ac.uk) before Tuesday 23 October: (i) a brief cv, and (ii) a brief account (one or two paragraphs) of the relevance of the workshop’s topic to their research. The subject line of your message should read “Identity workshop”. Applicants will be notified before 6 November 2018.