the CitS series
Conferences on Causality in the Sciences


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CaTitS 2017: Causality and Time in the Sciences
New York, 2017

CitSotMaB 2016: Causality in the Sciences of Mind and Brain
Aarhus, 2016

CitS 2015: Causality and ??? in the Sciences
TBC, 2015

CaCitS 2014: Causality and Complexity in the Sciences
University of Cologne, Germany, 8-11 September 2014

CaEitS 2013: Causality and Experimentation in the Sciences
University of Paris IV, France, 1-3 July 2013

ECitS 2012: Evidence and Causality in the Sciences
University of Kent, UK, 5-7 September 2012
Selected papers to be published in
Phyllis Illari & Federica Russo (eds): Topoi

CaEitS 2011: Causality and Explanation in the Sciences
Ghent University, Belgium, 19-21 September 2011
Understanding Society blog post
Selected papers published in
Bert Leuridan & Erik Weber (eds): Theoria, and also Erkenntnis, 2012

CiBaSS 2010: Causality in the Biomedical and Social Sciences
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 6-8 October 2010
Selected papers published in Phyllis McKay Illari, Julian Reiss & Federica Russo (eds): Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 2012

MaCitS 2009: Mechanisms and Causality in the Sciences
University of Kent, UK, 9-11 September 2009
Selected papers published in
Phyllis McKay Illari, Federica Russo & Jon Williamson (eds): Causality in the sciences, Oxford University Press, 2011

CaPitS 2008: Causality and Probability in the Sciences
University of Kent, UK, 10-12 September 2008
Selected papers published in Phyllis McKay Illari, Federica Russo & Jon Williamson (eds): Causality in the sciences, Oxford University Press, 2011

CaPiM: Causality and Probability in the bioMedical sciences
University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, 1 December 2006

CaPitS 2006: Causality and Probability in the Sciences
University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, 14-16 June 2006
Selected papers published in
Federica Russo & Jon Williamson (eds): Causality and probability in the sciences, London: College Publications, Texts in Philosophy Series, 2007. Introduction: , Buy: UK, US

 

OTHER EVENTS

11 August 2011 - Third UCL-Kent workshop on causality (UCL, Centre for Reasoning)

9-10 June 2011 - Causality and intervention (Kent Reid Hall Campus, Paris, Centre for Reasoning)

Organised by Federica Russo and Phyllis McKay Illari.
Slides: Neil Bramley, Lorenzo Casini, Luis Mireles-Flores & Francois Claveau
, Phyllis McKay Illari, Eric Raidl, Federica Russo,

10-11 January 2011 - Work in progress on causality and evidence (Kent Brussels Campus, Centre for Reasoning)

Organised by Federica Russo and Phyllis McKay Illari.
Slides: Bruno Bauwens, Lorenzo Casini, Francois Claveau, Phyllis McKay Illari, Jan Lemeire, Alessio Moneta & Federica Russo,

18 August 2010: Workshop on mechanisms and causality, Ghent, Belgium (Philosophy faculty)

Speakers include Phyllis Illari; Federica Russo; Jan Lemiere; Meinard Kuhlmann

28-29 June 2010 - Work in progress in causal and probabilistic reasoning (Kent Reid Hall Campus, Paris, Centre for Reasoning)

27 January 2010 - Second UCL-Kent workshop on causality (KS25, 11-5.20pm, Centre for Reasoning)

16 June 2009: Workshop on mechanisms and causality in the sciences, Ghent, Belgium (room 219, Philosophy faculty)

10.30-11.10 Isabelle Drouet: 'The propensity interpretation of fitness'; 11.20-12.00 Phyllis Illari: 'Function'; 1.30-2.10 Federica Russo: 'Extrapolation and external validity'; 2.20-3.00 Jan Lemiere: 'Menzies' contextualism'; 3.30-5.00 Erik Weber: 'Causal perspectivalism'

Spring 2009: Reading group, Belgium
25 February: Picket and Pearl 01, Courgeau 03 (3.00-5.30pm, room 5k327 VUB)
8 April: Heckman 08 - Econometric causality (3.30-5.30pm, room KE.2.16 VUB)

6 May: Machamer 04 - Activities and Causation, Bogen 08 - Causally productive activities (3.30-5.30pm, room KE.2.16 VUB)
2 June: sections 1-4 of Menzies 04 - Difference-making in context, and Menzies 04 - Causation in context (3.30-5.30pm, room KE.2.16 VUB)

Spring 2009: Causal inference seminar and discussion group, Cambridge

2008-9: Lille discussion group
18 December 2008: Wimsatt 94 - The ontology of complex systems, Bechtel Abrahamsen 08 - From reduction back to higher levels, Leuridan - Can Mechanisms Really Replace Laws of Nature (12 noon, Les 3 Brasseurs)



Autumn 2008: Reading group, Belgium
14 October: Psillos - A Glimpse of the Secret Connexion: Harmonising Mechanisms with Counterfactuals (3-5pm, room 5k327 VUB)
18 November: Gerring 05 - Causation - a unified framework for the social sciences (3-5pm, room 5k327 VUB)
10 December: Parascandola Weed 01 - Causation in epidemiology, Rothman Greenland 05 - Causation and Causal Inference in Epidemiology, Tam 06 - Causal thinking and causal language in epidemiology (4-6pm, room 5k327 VUB)

23 July 2008 - Kent-UCL workshop on causality and linking mechanisms (CGU2, 1-6pm, Kent Centre for Reasoning)

 

STEERING COMMITTEE

Isabelle Drouet: Philosophy, Paris-Sorbonne
Phyllis Illari: Science & Technology Studies, UCL
Bert Leuridan, Philosophy, Ghent
Julian Reiss: Philosophy, Durham
Federica Russo: Ferrara & Kent
Erik Weber: Philosophy, Ghent
Jon Williamson: Philosophy, Kent