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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: LEMMing Graduate Conference (Philosophy of Language, Logic and Mind), 29 Nov - 1 Dec 2012, Cologne, GERMANY

We invite graduate students to submit abstracts on the philosophy of language, logic and mind, as 
well as on metaphysics and epistemology for presentation at the LEMMing Graduate Conference, 
jointly organized by the research groups Understanding and the A Priori (Cologne), Formal 
Epistemology (Konstanz), Phlox (Hamburg) and Nominalizations (Hamburg). 
The graduate conference will take place from November 29 to December 1,
2012 at the University of Cologne (Germany).

Keynote speakers will be
- Tim Crane (University of Cambridge)
- Thomas Hofweber (University of North Carolina)
- Anna-Sara Malmgren (Stanford University).

The material must be suitable for a presentation of no more than 45 minutes. Nine submissions 
will be selected for presentation. All presentations will be followed by a 10-minute comment by 
a postdoc affiliated with the research groups. The deadline for submission is September 1, 2012. 
The costs for accommodation (but not for travel) for the accepted graduate speakers will be 
covered. Applicants should send the following documents for blind review:

- A separate cover page including: author's name, title of paper, institutional affiliation, 
contact information and specification of the area(s) to which the paper is related (possible 
areas are: Language, Logic, Epistemology, Mind, Metaphysics);
- A substantial abstract of the presentation no longer than 1500 words, excluding title and 
references, with no information identifying the author or the author's institutional affiliation.

The documents should be sent as email attachments in pdf format to 
Please use 'Graduate Conference' as subject line. Receipt of submissions will be confirmed by 
email. Applicants must be graduate students by September 1, 2012. Please note that we do not 
accept more than one submission per person. Notification of acceptance will be sent by October 15, 

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