Extended deadline – 3rd SIFA Graduate Conference

Posted: 21 de May de 2013 by Fernando Furtado in Call for Papers, Event, News

Due to several requests, the Organising Committee of the 3rd SIFA Graduate Conference decided to extend the deadline of the abstracts submission. The new deadline is May 27, 2013.

Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy (SIFA) http://www.sifa.unige.it <http://www.sifa.unige.it>

3rd SIFA Graduate Conference: “Language, Logic and Mind”

University of Cagliari
Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, Philosophy
Cagliari, 16th-18th September 2013

The third Italian graduate conference in analytic philosophy, promoted by the SIFA Steering Committee, aims at improving the interaction among young scholars and researchers in philosophy, both from Italy and elsewhere, to discuss the new trends in the following areas: Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics, Logic and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind and Epistemology. The keynote speakers in these three general areas are:

Language: Emma Borg (University of Reading)
Logic: to be announced
Mind: Sarah Sawyer (University of Sussex)

With the aim of including as many contributions as possible, the conference will be structured around plenary sessions with keynote speakers and the contributed papers selected by double blind review. The contributed papers should last around 45 minutes (presentation + discussion). The language of the conference is English.
Abstracts of about 6,000 characters (roughly 1000 words) are invited on any topic in the broad areas indicated. The abstracts, prepared for blind refereeing, should be submitted electronically using the EasyChair submission page at:

NEW Deadline: May 27th, 2013

Acceptances will be notified by June 20th, 2013. Accepted abstracts will be available at the conference in booklet form and also available online before the conference. Selected full papers of the conference may be published in the proceedings.

Scientific Committee:
Cristina Amoretti
Carla Bagnoli
Massimiliano Carrara
Mario De Caro
Massimo Dell’Utri
Michele Di Francesco
Francesca Ervas
Marco Giunti
Roberto Giuntini
Elisabetta Gola
Simone Gozzano
Alison Hall
Guy Longworth
Josep Macià
Cristina Meini
Francesco Paoli
Adriana Silva Graça
Isidora Stojanovic
Pietro Storari
Chiara Testino
Jesus Vega Encabo

Organising Committee:
Cristina Amoretti
Francesca Ervas
Valentina Favrin
José Gil Férez
Antonio Ledda
Maria Grazia Rossi
Giuseppe Sergioli
Giuliano Vivanet

Further Information:
In addition to the SIFA, the conference is supported by the Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, Philosophy, the Doctoral Program in History, Philosophy and Didactics of Science, the research groups “Linguisticamente” and “ALoPHiS” of the University of Cagliari.

The organisers hope to be able to provide selected speakers with support for meals or accommodation in Cagliari, but encourage participants to apply for travel bursaries etc. from their home institutions, and will be happy to provide accreditation to the conference in support of such applications.
For further information, please contact ervas@unica.it or visit the website at http://people.unica.it/sifa2013gradconf

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