Job: Scientific Collaborator

Call for Applications:

SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATOR
in the project ‘To and Fro: Scientific Metaphysics at Physics’s Frontiers’

University of Geneva

The Department of Philosophy in Geneva solicits applications for a research position (‘collaborateur scientifique’), starting 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation grant ‘To and Fro: Scientific Metaphysics at Physics’s Frontiers’. The position will be funded for up to 9 months from the starting date.

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Talks: Patricia Palacios

Patricia Palacios (University of Salzburg) will be visiting the Geneva Symmetry Group (GSG) this week. The GSG is happy to present two talks by her, a more formal talk on Wednesday, and an informal seminar on Thursday (abstracts below):

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, at 18:15 in Room L208 (Landolt):

Patricia Palacios (University of Salzburg, with Lapo Casetti): Re-defining equilibrium for long-range interacting systems

Thursday, 16 May 2019, at 16:15 in room B002 (Bastions):

Patricia Palacios (University of Salzburg, with Sean Gryb and Karim Thébault): On the universality of Hawking radiation

Anyone who wishes to attend is welcome.

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Talks this week: Giovanni Valente

Giovanni Valente (Politecnico di Milano) will be visiting the Geneva Symmetry Group (GSG) this week. The GSG is happy to present two talks by him, a more formal talk on Wednesday, and an informal seminar on Thursday (abstracts below):

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, at 18:15 in Room L208 (Landolt):

Giovanni Valente (Politecnico di Milano): Spontaneous symmetry breaking and physical inequivalence: the case of quantum statistical mechanics

Thursday, 9 May 2019, at 16:15 in room B002 (Bastions):

Giovanni Valente (Politecnico di Milano): On the paradox of reversible processes in thermodynamics

Anyone who wishes to attend is welcome.

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Talks this week: Miklos Redei

Miklos Redei (London School of Economics) will be visiting the Geneva Symmetry Group (GSG) this week. The GSG is happy to present two talks by him, a more formal talk on Wednesday, and an informal seminar on Thursday (abstracts below):

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, at 18:15 in Room L208 (Landolt):

Miklos Redei (London School of Economics): Categorial local quantum physics

Thursday, 18 April 2019, at 16:15 in room B002 (Bastions):

Miklos Redei (London School of Economics): Some features of Bayesian learning based on conditioning using conditional expectations

Anyone who wishes to attend is welcome.

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Seminar this week: Cristian Mariani

The Geneva Symmetry Group is happy to present a seminar this Thursday by Cristian Mariani, who currently visiting from the University of Milan:

Thursday, 11 April 2019, at 16:15 in room B002 (Bastions):

Cristian Mariani (Milano): The indeterminate present and the open future
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Talk this week: Hans Christian Oettinger

The Geneva Symmetry Group is happy to present a seminar by Hans Christian Oettinger (ETH Zürich) this Thursday (no abstract):

Thursday, 28 March 2019, at 16:15 in room B002 (Bastions):

Hans Christian Oettinger (ETH Zürich): Are the fundamental equations of Nature irreversible?

Anyone who wishes to attend is welcome.

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Seminar this week: Karen Crowther

The Geneva Symmetry Group is happy to present a seminar by our own Karen Crowther this Thursday:

Thursday, 21 March 2019, at 16:15 in room B002 (Bastions):

Karen Crowther (Geneva): Levels and fundamentality in the metaphysics of physics
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