News of February 2023

Ana María Mora-Márquez (Gothenburg) is advertising a three-year postdoc to work in her project on Reassessing Aristotelian Science. “The general aim of the project is to investigate Aristotelian philosophy of science as a likely precursor of contemporary social epistemology of science.” The application deadline is February 28, 2023. Details here.

Harvard is advertising a postdoc, renewable for up to three years, in the history of philosophy. Applications should be submitted by February 15, 2023. Details here. Scholars in ancient and medieval would seem likely to stand a particularly good chance, given the department’s needs.

The previously mentioned conference next week in Vienna, on Primary and Secondary Causality (February 16-17, 2023), will now run in a hybrid format. Those interested in joining by Zoom can register here.

The Aquinas and the Arabs online international graduate student workshop will run March 17-18, 2023. The application deadline is February 19, 2023. Details here.

UC Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve) is holding a conference in May on Distinction and Identity in Late-Scholastic Thought and Beyond (May 15-17, 2023). Information is available here.

The Angelicum Thomistic Institute is running a summer school on Neo-Confucians and Scholastics on Practical Reasoning, Deliberation, and Choice (Rome, July 13-20, 2023). The seminar is aimed at graduate students and possibly advanced undergraduates. The application deadline is February 28.

The Leo Elders Foundation is sponsoring a junior scholar essay contest. The application deadline is September 1, 2023. Details here.

Emory University is sponsoring an online Working Group on Race and Gender in the Global Middle Ages. I would guess there are no philosophers presently involved in the project, but there ought to be, and I’m sure they’d warmly welcome you! Details here.

Congratulations to Jeffrey Brower (Purdue), who has won a year-long NEH fellowship to pursue his book-in-progress on Aquinas’s ontology of space.

Regarding my previous post, on the prospects for AI technology in medieval research, there are a couple of interesting responses, beneath the original post, by Zita Toth and Nicola Polloni.