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AISB event Bulletin Item

REGISTRATION & GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT: History and Philosophy of Infinity, 20-23 Sep 2013, Cambridge, UK


The registration for FotFS VIII is now possible online. Please see

for more information. Also notice that the Division for Logic, Methodology and 
Philosophy of Science of the International Union for History and Philosophy of 
Science (DLMPS/IUHPS) is offering three DLMPS/IUHPS grants for junior 
researchers to cover their registration fees. Postgraduate students (both 
Master's and PhD students) and recent doctoral graduates are eligible to apply. 
The grant will cover the full registration fee (including conference dinner), 
but no accommodation or travel costs. Priority is given to applicants who are 
presenting a paper at FotFS VIII. In order to apply, please submit an 
application including a short CV (1 page) to b.loewe(at) before the 
deadline of 31 May 2013.

Submission website:

Submission deadline:            31 May 2013.
Notification:                   20 June 2013.
Accommodation booking deadline: 15 July 2013.
Registration deadline:          31 August 2013.
Conference:                     20-23 September 2013.

***Submission.*** The Scientific Committee of FotFS VIII is cordially inviting 
all researchers to submit proposals for presentations covering either 
historical or philosophical aspects of infinity, or dealing with empirical 
investigations of infinity in relation to the historical and philosophical 
aspects. The submission deadline is 31 May 2013.

Please submit the proposals for presentations via our EasyChair submission site 
at A proposal should 
consist of a descriptive title and an abstract of 200 to 500 words. Do not 
submit a full paper and mark the "abstract only" checkbox of EasyChair for 
submission. Please make sure in your abstract how your presentation will relate 
to the theme of the conference.

After the conference (as is the tradition for conferences in the series 
Foundations of the Formal Sciences), we will publish a post-proceedings volume 
in the book series Studies in Logic (College Publications, London). All authors 
of papers presented at FotFS VIII will be encouraged to submit a full version 
of their presentation. All submissions will be refereed according to the 
standards of high-quality journals of the field. The deadline for submission of 
these papers will be in December 2013.

***Scientific Committee.*** Brendan Larvor (Hatfield, U.K.), Benedikt Lwe 
(chair; Amsterdam, The Netherlands & Hamburg, Germany), Peter Koellner 
(Cambridge MA, U.S.A.), Dirk Schlimm (Montreal, Canada).

FotFS VIII is sponsored by the ESF network INFTY: New frontiers of infinity and 
the Division for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science of the 
International Union for History and Philosophy of Science (DLMPS/IUHPS).