International Conference on the Ontology of Spacetime


Hermann Minkowski

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Call for Papers

The Program Committee invites papers from physicists, philosophers of science, and philosophers on topics related to the ontology of spacetime. Contributions from graduate students and postdocs are welcome. Contributed papers should be submitted in the form of extended abstracts of one to two pages by Friday, January 30, 2004. Submissions will be reviewed by the program committee and notification of acceptance will be given after Friday, February 20, 2004. The extended abstracts, in English or French, should be emailed to a member of the Program Committee.

Note: The Program Committee has decided to review late submissions until the deadline for early registration (March 31, 2004). The accepted papers will be included either in the plenary sessions (depending on available slots) or in a poster session.

Program Committee:

Craig Callender (University of California, San Diego)
Dennis Dieks (Utrecht University)
Mauro Dorato (University of Rome Three)
Vesselin Petkov (Concordia University)
Steven Savitt (University of British Columbia)

Depending on funding a limited number of bursaries may be made available for graduate students who wish to give a presentation at the conference.