Seventh IAPT Annual Conference


The IAPT 7 organising committee has taken the decision to cancel the Barcelona 2020 conference in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Unfortunately, given the ongoing uncertainty concerning the pandemic, the committee cannot reschedule the conference and announce a new date at this time.

The International Association for Philosophy of Time (IAPT) is pleased to announce its seventh annual conference, which will be hosted by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain, from June, 30 to July, 2 2020. The conference is sponsored by the ERC project PROTEUS – Paradoxes and Metaphors of Time in Early Universe(s) (GA758145)

Organizing committee: Silvia De Bianchi, Carl Hoefer, Sven Rosenkranz, and Giuliano Torrengo.

Keynote speakers

Steve Carlip (UC Davis)
Daniel Deasy (Dublin)  
Natalja Deng (Seoul) 
Yuval Dolev (Bar-Ilan)  
Eleanor Knox (King’s College London)  
Emily Thomas (Durham) 

Call for Papers

If you would like to give a talk, please send both a short abstract (150 words) and an extended abstract for peer review (approximately 2000 words) to by Jan 31st, 2020. Submissions on any topic in the philosophy of time are welcome, and we also encourage presentations discussing time in Quantum Gravity and cosmology.

Only one submission per person is permitted. Please include name, institutional affiliation, and preferred email address at the top of the short abstract, prepare the extended abstract for blind review, and indicate if you want to be considered for travel bursaries (only for graduate students and non-tenure-track faculty).

The IAPT 7 program will be available in April 2020

Conference Venue

The conference venue is Casa Convalescència (Sant Pau UAB Campus) is one of the buildings located within the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau grounds and constitutes one of the later works of Catalonian Modernism. The complex was declared a Historic Artistic Monument in 1978 and later named part of UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage for Humanity in 1997.

Practical Information

How to get to the Conference Venue:

Casa Convalescència
C/ Sant Antoni Maria Claret 171
08041 Barcelona

Yellow line (L4) – GUINARDÓ – HOSPITAL DE SANT PAU station
Blue line (L5) – SANT PAU – DOS DE MAIG station

By bus
Lines: 15, 19, 20, 45, 47, 50, 51, 92 and 192.

For the GPS
Introduce the following coordinates:
Latitude: 41.413702 (41° 24′ 49.33” N)
Longitude: 2.177482 (2° 10′ 38.94” E)

From the airport
* Train + Underground. At the RENFE station, take the train to Sants-Estació. Once there take the Underground’s blue line (L5) till SANT PAU – DOS DE MAIG station.
* Bus + Underground. Outside the airport terminal, take the AEROBUS to Plaça Catalunya. Walk one corner till Plaça Urquinaona and take the Underground’s yellow line (L4) to GUINARDÓ – HOSPITAL DE SANT PAU station.


You will easily find hotels and B&B in the area, here are just some suggestions:

Hotel Aristol

Hotel Everest

Hotel Amrey Sant Pau

Hotel htop BCN City

Hotel Medicis

Apartments Hotel Sant Pau

Sant Jordi Hostel Sagrada Familia

Bienvenidos INNBB

Registration Form

To register, please fill in and send on the form below. You will then be contacted with instructions how to complete your registration. If you have any queries, feel free to email us at Registration closes on May 31st, 2020.

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