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Third Meeting: CSMN, Oslo, January 14

Normind is holding its third workshop on January 14th at CSMN at the University of Oslo, and it would be great to see some (maybe many!) of you there. We welcome especially early career students and scholars! We hope that these meetings can generate a friendly, low-pressure, and inclusive platform for the exchange of ideas.
http://www.hf.uio.no/csmn/english/research/news-and-events/events/normind-3.html

Date: January 14th, 2016

The meeting is a general philosophy of mind and cognitive science workshop, open to both researchers working within and outside the Nordic region, though a central aim is to foster networking activities within the region.

Register by emailing Sebastian Watzl, sebaswat [at] csmn.uio.no with the subject line “Normind registration”. Please indicate if you intend to join us for dinner (at your own expense, cost: around 350 NOK).

Note for students (PhD or MA level):
Students are able to give very short presentations (~5 min) of their projects within the open session toward the end of the day, if this facilitates the release of funding for attendance. Please contact Sebastian if this applies to you.

Programme
10:30 – 10:45: Welcome
10:45 – 12:05: Åsa Wikforss (University of Stockholm)
12:05 – 12:50: Lunch
12:50 – 14:10: Donnchadh O’Conaill (University of Helsinki)
14:10 – 14:25: Break
14:25 – 15:45: Anna Drożdżowicz (University of Oslo)
15:45 – 16:00: Break
16:00 – 17:20: Pär Sundström (Umeå University)
17:20 – 18:00: Open session
18:15 – 19:15: Drinks
19:30: Dinner

Venue:
Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (University of Oslo)
Room 652
Georg Morgenstiernes Hus
Blindernveien 31
Maps:
https://goo.gl/TvpdvT (walk from Subway (T-Bane) stop ”Blindern”, Lines 4 + 6);
https://goo.gl/BgXwpe (walk from Tram (trikk) stop ”Universitetet Blindern”,  Lines 17+18)

More Philosophy:
Please note that surrounding the Normind Workshop there are also some other philosophy events here at CSMN that some of you may be interested in: e.g. The Thought and Sense Kickoff Workshop  and a Progress in Philosophy Workshop. You are, of course, welcome to attend those as well.

 

Sebastian, CSMN, University of Oslo

http://folk.uio.no/sebaswat/

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CfP: CitSotMaB2016: CAUSALITY IN THE SCIENCES OF THE MIND AND BRAIN

CitSotMaB2016: CAUSALITY IN THE SCIENCES OF THE MIND AND BRAIN

June 27-29th 2016, Aarhus University, Denmark

This conference in the Causality in the Sciences (CitS) series will focus on causality in the sciences of the mind and brain. Included in these sciences are psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience and cognitive neuroscience. The questions that this conference will address include: What characterizes the notion of causation in the sciences of the mind and brain? Are different notions required for different sciences or experimental methods? Are there differences in the notions that are explicitly and implicitly assumed in the methods employed? What counts as causal evidence in these sciences? What role is played by information of interventions and physical mechanisms in identifying causal claims in the sciences of the mind and brain?

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