Call for Abstracts

We invite graduate students to submit abstracts on the philosophy of language, logic and mind, as well as on metaphysics and epistemology for presentation at the LEMMing conference. The material must be suitable for a presentation of no more than 45 minutes. Nine submissions will be selected for presentation. All presentations will be followed by a 10-minute comment by a postdoc affiliated with the research groups.

The deadline for submission is September 1, 2012.

The costs for accomodation (but not for travel) for the accepted graduate speakers will be covered.

Applicants should send the following documents for blind review:

  • A separate cover page including: author’s name, title of paper, institutional affiliation, contact information, specification of the area(s) to which the paper is related (please choose from: Language, Logic, Epistemology, Mind, Metaphysics);
  • A substantial abstract of the presentation no longer than 1’500 words, excluding title and references, with no information identifying the author or the author’s institutional affiliation;

The documents should be sent as email attachments in *.pdf format to lemmingcologne@googlemail.com. Please use ‘Graduate Conference’ as subject line. Receipt of submissions will be confirmed by email.

Applicants must be graduate students by September 1, 2012. Please note that we do not accept more than one submission per person.

Applicants will be informed of whether their presentation has been accepted by October 15, 2012.