Events & Calls for Paper - Philosophy of Science Association

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Events in the month of March 2021

Monday, March 1, 2021
The Ann Johnson Institute (AJI) for Science, Technology and Society at the University of South Carolina welcomes applications for a one-day book manuscript workshop to be held in Winter/Spring Term 2022. 
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Monday, March 1, 2021
Call for Abstracts for the 9th International Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable, to be held virtually June 27-30, 2021.
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Friday, March 5, 2021 - Saturday, March 6, 2021
Friday, March 5, 2021 - Friday, March 19, 2021
Friday, March 5, 2021
The Rotman Institute of Philosophy is hosting the ‘Emerging Minds’ colloquium—a series of virtual talks. Speakers will include members of the Institute and scholars from around the world.
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

This is the second workshop out of a series of three. (If you have registered before for a previous workshop, you do not need to register again.)
Flyer: here.

To register and receive the zoom link please follow this link:

Please join us at these last two workshops to explore the concept of epistemic diversity.

Epistemic diversity is diversification concerning cognitive characteristics, such as personality, educational background, representation of and solutions to problems, and more. The workshops will take place on these dates from 3:30 pm to ~5:15 pm (Central Time):

 (1) 02/12/2021 [See recording here:] What is Epistemic Diversity? - Speakers: Dr. Sina Fazelpour (Carnegie Mellon University) and Prof. Daniel Steel (U of British Columbia)

(2) 03/10/2021, Collaborating and Strategizing as a Minority - Speaker: Prof. Hannah Rubin (U of Notre Dame)

(3) 04/16/2021, Mentoring Relationships - Speakers: Justin Bruner (U of Arizona) and Prof. Denise Loyd (U of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign)

We encourage anyone interested in epistemic diversity to participate.

The event will take place on Zoom. Schedule of events, here.

To register, follow this link:

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Monday, March 15, 2021 - Thursday, March 18, 2021
Friday, March 19, 2021 - Friday, April 2, 2021
Three Panels: March 19 - Modeling the COVID Outbreak, March 26 - Pandemic Measures and Tradeoffs, April 2 - Expertise and Public Trust.
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Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - Thursday, March 25, 2021

SPRING SCHOOL and WORKSHOP on Laws and Explanations in Metaphysics and Science

March 24-25, 2021 (the spring school introductory course takes place on March 24; on March 25 there will be a workshop on the same topics). This is an online-event (Zoom). Further instructions and access information will be sent to registered participants in due course.

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

PhilStat virtual Forum: Mark Burgman (Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London; Editor-in-Chief, Conservation Biology): “How should applied science journal editors deal with statistical controversies?“ 

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Author Maya Goldenberg joins us for a conversation about her new book, Vaccine Hesitancy: Public Trust, Expertise, and the War on Science.  Professor Goldenberg will be in conversation with Angela Potochnik, professor of philosophy and inaugural director of the Center for Public Engagement with Science at the University of Cincinnati.

This virtual program is hosted in partnership with the Center for Public Engagement with Science at the University of Cincinnati, as well as the Philosophy of Science Association.

Free and open to the public. Registration is required. 

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