Workshop #5: Thinking and talking about time and change (Dec 2023)

Date: December 13–14, 2023
Venue: Freie Universität Berlin, Rost- und Silberlaube, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Room L113 (Seminarzentrum)

The workshop is an activity of the research network Change and Change-Makers (CCM). This time, the focus is on thinking and talking about time and change.

Natalja Deng (Yonsei/Berlin)
Nils Franzén (Umea)
Toby Friend (Bristol/Berlin)
Thomas Müller (Konstanz)
John Pemberton (Durham)
Barbara Vetter (FU Berlin)
Emanuel Viebahn (FU Berlin)


If you would like to participate, please send an e-mail to Change and Change-Makers <>.

Emanuel Viebahn, Barbara Vetter

[all times are CET]

Wednesday, December 13

14:00–15:00 Thomas Müller: Addressing the future under indeterminism: The point of view of learning
15:30–16:30 Toby Friend: Why (not) be a fundamentalist?
17:00–18:00 Barbara Vetter: Possibility, actuality and time

Thursday, December 14

11:30–12:30 John Pemberton: Arguments for A-theory from Lowe and Aristotle
14:15–15:15 Nils Franzén: Openness and assertion
15:45–16:45 Natalja Deng: An experience-based interpretation of the A versus B distinction
17:15–18:15 Emanuel Viebahn: Persistence context-sensitivity