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Final CfR: History, Philosophy & Sociology of Cosmology & Astroparticle Physics Conference (HPS-CAP)

                Final Call for Registration: History, Philosophy & Sociology of Cosmology &
Astroparticle Physics Conference (HPS-CAP)

Registration deadline: 1 June 2022

Event details: Bonn, Germany, 29-30 June 2022 with pre-event on 28 June at
16:15 (Nora Boyd on Laboratory Astrophysics)

Website & registration:
https://www.lhc-epistemologie.uni-wuppertal.de/events/hps-cap.html



The DFG-funded research unit Epistemology of the LHC
 is organising a
two-day conference on the history, philosophy and sociology of cosmology
and astroparticle physics. This event follows up on the 2019 conference in
Aachen on dark matter & modified gravity
,
a special journal issue

on the same topic, and the 2021 online workshop on the philosophy of dark
matter .
The conference will take place on the 29th and 30th of June 2022 in Bonn,
Germany. Philosophers, physicists, historians, sociologists and other
interested scholars are invited to attend.



Over the past few decades, cosmology, astronomy and particle physics have
developed in different directions and at the same time become intertwined
in an increasingly complex way, i.e., in terms of communities, theories,
models, experiments, constraints, conferences and journals. Prime examples
at the intersection of two or all three of these fields are the search for
dark matter, cosmic rays, and neutrino physics. In recent years, various
humanities—in particular the trio of history, philosophy & sociology
(HPS)—have paid increasing attention to cosmology, astronomy and particle
physics (CAP). It is the aim of this HPS-CAP conference to explore the
history, philosophy and sociology of the intersection of CAP, as well as
the interactions between history, philosophy & sociology of CAP. Research
topics include but are not limited to the following:



·            The history of the formation of and interaction between the
scientific disciplines

·            Cosmology, astronomy, particle physics & the scientific
realism debate

·            Communities across CAP

·            Epistemology of experiments, simulation and observation

·            The interplay between constraints from cosmology, astronomy
and particle physics

·            Cosmology and astronomy as historical sciences

·            Guiding principles within CAP (cosmological principle,
anthropic principle, unification, …)

·            Dark matter, neutrinos and cosmic rays

·            Searches for “theories of everything”

·            Physics of scales (renormalization group methods, multi-scale
modeling, inter-theory relationships, emergence and reduction)

·            The relationship between the humanities and CAP



This workshop is organised by the project team LHC, dark matter & gravity
within the interdisciplinary, DFG-funded research unit Epistemology of the
LHC: Sophia Haude (University of Bonn & RWTH Aachen University), Michael
Krämer (RWTH Aachen University), Dennis Lehmkuhl (University of Bonn),
Niels Martens (University of Bonn & RWTH Aachen University) and Erhard
Scholz (University of Wuppertal).



Registration instructions and the schedule can be found at:
https://www.lhc-epistemologie.uni-wuppertal.de/events/hps-cap.html
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