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Mereology and Identity. A Pisa dal 3 al 5 luglio

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

An international conference about mereology and identity will be held at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa on July 3-5 2017. The Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa (Italy) and the University of Padua (Italy) have the pleasure to offer six bursaries (including a single room in Pisa, one social dinner and meals at the university restaurant for the duration of the conference) to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who are willing to be actively involved in the conference. Travel expenses WILL NOT be reimbursed.

The selected participants ARE NOT expected to deliver a presentation, but to attend the lectures of the invited speakers and raise objections and questions. The applicants should send a short CV and a statement of purpose to mereologyidentitypisa2017@sent.com NO LATER THAN April 30. The outcome of the selection process will be notified to the applicants no later than May 15.

The conference will include 11 lectures delivered by the following invited speakers:

Einar Bohn (Oslo)

Philipp Bricker (UMass Amherst)

Claudio Calosi (Neuchâtel)

Aaron Cotnoir (Saint Andrews)

Paul Hovda (Reed College)

Shieva Kleinschmidt (Southern California)

Kris McDaniel (Syracuse)

Jeroen Smid (Lund)

Jason Turner (Saint Louis)

Achille Varzi (Columbia)

Megan Wallace (Kentucky)

Further details on the conference can be found in the conference website (as well as in the philevents entry for the conference):

https://sites.google.com/view/mereologyidentitypisa2017

For any further information about the conference and/or this call for participants, please write to massimiliano.carrara@unipd.it or giorgio.lando@univaq.it .

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