Seventh IAPT Annual Conference

Seventh IAPT Conference, Barcelona 2022
July 5-7, 2022


The International Association for Philosophy of Time (IAPT) is pleased to announce its 7th annual conference, to be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain (July 5-7, 2022). The conference is sponsored by the ERC project PROTEUS – Paradoxes and Metaphors of Time in Early Universe(s) (GA758145)  

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) 

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

Program committee: Dave Ingram (chair), Maria Balcells, Silvia De Bianchi, Natalja Deng, Carl Hoefer, Kristie Miller, Sven Rosenkranz, and Giuliano Torrengo.

Call for Papers

Papers suitable for a 30 minute presentation (and no longer than 5,000-words) should be submitted by email (as attachments in .docx or .pdf format) to the programme committee (

Each submission should be prepared for blind review and include a word count and a 200-word abstract. Submissions on any topic in the philosophy of time are welcome, and we encourage papers discussing time in quantum gravity and cosmology.

Only one submission per person is permitted (note: a coauthored paper counts as one submission for each of the coauthors). Please include name, institutional affiliation, and preferred email address in the main body of the email (and not on the paper itself).

Some funding will be available to graduate student speakers and non-tenure-track faculty speakers. More information will be provided in due course. If you are a graduate student or non-tenure-track faculty, and you would like to be considered for a travel bursary, please indicate this in the submission email.

The deadline for submissions is 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 28th January 2022. The papers will be circulated for blind review and notifications of acceptance will be delivered in March. Selected speakers will be asked to confirm their participation and attendance before 1st April.

The IAPT 7 program will be available in April 2022

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 June 15th, 2022.

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