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LAST SESSION POSTPONED TO FALL! BOCHUM RUTGERS LECTURE SERIES

Time slots for all talks:Session: 16:00 – 18:40 (CET) / 10:00am – 12:40am (EST)(1st talk: 16:00 / 10am, 2nd talk: 17:25 / 11:25am) Login details for all talks:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81557439258?pwd=S3lrNXlMQksxRWFwcmVpMkhxSmZaQT09Meeting-ID: 815 5743 9258Kenncode: 6CAG4D MAY 19TH 2022“Perception Revisited” 1.) Susanne Schellenberg (Rutgers), “Perspectival Variance and Perceptual Constancy”2.) Peter Brössel (RUB), “Perception and Updating” JUNE 2ND 2022“The Hard Problem of Consciousness” 1.) Brian McLaughlin (Rutgers), “Subjectivity in an Objective World”2.) Tobias Schlicht (RUB),… » read more


Online Lecture Series on Situated Cognition

In the Context of the Situated Cognition Spring School Keynotes of the Situated Cognition Spring School (SCSS–2022) will be streamed via Zoom.Join online and be inspired by state-of-the-art research in situated cognition research. For detailed information on this year’s Online Lecture Series in the context of the Situated Cognition Spring School click here.


Research Opportunities for Ukrainian Researchers in Philosophy to come either to Bochum or to Osnabrück (Germany)

In order to express our solidarity with the people in Ukraine, who face the destruction of their universities by the Russian army and an attack on the values we believe in: peace, democracy and freedom, the Research Training Group (RTG; DFG-Graduiertenkolleg) “Situated Cognition” offers a few fellowships based on our DFG-funding. We focus our support on the subject of philosophy. Since the RTG is bi-local the philosophers can be based… » read more


4E Cognition and Memory

Online Workshop – May 23-25 2022 We invite submissions for oral presentations (40 min. + 20 min. for discussion)at 4ememory@gmail.com.Abstract length: 250-500 words.Deadline: March 15 2022.Notification: April 1 2022.We encourage early career researchers, especially those from underrepresentedgenders and minority backgrounds, to submit an abstract. Invited Speakers:Louise Barrett(Psychology, University of Lethbridge)Richard Heersmink(Philosophy, Monash University)Francesco Ianì(Psychology, University of Turin)Anco Peeters & Marta Caravà(Philosophy, Ruhr University Bochum)John Sutton(Philosophy & Cognitive Science, Macquarie University)Evelyn… » read more


Vacancy Notice: IT support job (Studentische Hilfskraft) for Prof. Newen’s office

Starting from the 1st of March, a new, paid position as IT support for Prof. Newen’s office will be vacant. The scope of the position is 8 – 10 hours per week and includes the maintenance of websites (based on WordPress and Imperia), a dedicated server, and IT support during conferences and hybrid seminars. If you are interested, please send an application including your CV and Transcript of Records to… » read more


Early Career Researchers Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

Date: July 13, 2022 – July 15, 2022 Location: online event via Zoom Organization: Leonard Dung & Eline Kuipers, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), Germany Keynote speakers:  Elizabeth Irvine & Alistair Isaac & Catherine Stinson Program Download the Program Wednesday 13 July 2022 14:00-15:00 Maja Griem (Ruhr Universität Bochum) – What Follows Is Play: Intentional Communication in Non-Human Animals 15:00-16:00 Renee Ye (University of Sheffield) – Theoretical Commitment in the Comparative Study of Consciousness… » read more