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Durham Mind, Language, and Metaphysics Graduate Conference || 13-15th May 2021

The Philosophy Department are delighted to invite you to join us for the second edition of the Durham Mind, Language, and Metaphysics Graduate Conference, which will take place online on Zoom on 13-15 May 2021.

We will also organise a social event on at the end of the first day, so you can also just come for a chat afterwards!


Thursday 13 May

9.30-10.15 Alice Huang (Toronto): Holistic Similarity

10.30-11.15 Bram Vaassen (Cologne): Mental Causation for Dualists

11.30-12.15 Keynote: Jessica Leech (KCL)

14-14.45 Antonio Maria Cleani (Amsterdam): Qualitative Spaces

15-15.45 Samuel Kimpton-Nye (Bristol): TBC

Friday 14 May

9.30-10.15 Sophie Kikkert (LSE): TBC

10.30-11.15 Tom Schoonen (Amsterdam): Kinds and Possibility

11.30-12.15 Keynote: Anna-Sofia Maurin

14-14.45 Olivia Coombes (Edinburgh): The Possibility and Impossibility of Time Travel

15-15.45 Louis Roullé (J. Nicod): Doing the impossible with possible worlds

16-16.45 Joaquim Giannotti (Birmingham): Laws of Ground and Fundamentality

Saturday 15 May

9.30-10.15 Daniela Glavaničová (Comenius): Fictional Characters as Necessarily Empty Individual Concepts

10.30-11.15 Andreas De Jong (Manchester): What Does Intentional Identity do to Exotic Objects?

11.30-12.15 Keynote: Franz Berto (St Andrews)

14-14.45 Christopher Masterman (Oslo/St. Andrews): How Serious is Serious Actualism?

15-15.45 Pedro Merlussi (Campinas) & Fabio Lampert (UC Irvine): Counterfactuals, Counteractuals, and Free Choice



To join please email either Giacomo Giannini or Andy Thomas to get the Zoom link