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AISB event Bulletin Item

2nd CALL FOR PAPERS: Graduate Conference in Theoretical Philosophy, Groningen, THE NETHERLANDS

The Graduate Conference in Theoretical Philosophy invites graduate 
students working in any field of theoretical philosophy (logic, 
epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, 
philosophy of mind) to present and discuss their research with fellow 
graduate students and experienced philosophers. The graduate conference is 
sponsored by Departments of Theoretical Philosophy in the Netherlands and 
by the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen. It will be 
held by the University of Groningen from 18th to 20th April 2013.

We are very pleased to announce our four keynote speakers:

Patrick Blackburn (Roskilde)

John Dupr (Exeter)

Hannes Leitgeb (Munich)

Ruth Millikan (Connecticut)

Graduate students from in and outside the Netherlands are encouraged to 
submit abstracts for presentation of completed or ongoing work (20 minute 
presentation plus 10 minute discussion). Abstracts should be no longer 
than 500 words and prepared for blind review. One document should contain 
your abstract, the title of your presentation and the field of theoretical 
philosophy into which it belongs (logic, epistemology, metaphysics, 
philosophy of science, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind). The 
other document should include your contact details, including name, 
affiliation and email address. Please send both documents in pdf format 

The deadline for abstract submission is January 4, 2013. Notification of 
acceptance will be given by February 1.

The conference organizers:

Patryk Dziurosz-Serafinowicz

Ronnie Hermens

Franziska Kder

Pieter van der Kolk

Karolina Krzy?anowska

Bouke Kuijer

Paulien Snellen

Sander Verhaegh