1. Conference Program
- To see the conference program click here.
- The conference hotel is Hotel Opera. The hotel is located at the center of Copenhagen, near one of the main old squares, Kongens Nytorv. It is very easy to get from the hotel to the University of Copenhagen (see below). For more information about the hotel, see http://www.operahotelcopenhagen.com/. In order to make a reservation at a reduced price, click here and follow the instructions. Notice that the number of hotel rooms is limited: It is on a first come first served basis. Moreover, you are only guaranteed a price reduction if you book your room no later than August 20.
- If you prefer to stay at another hotel, information about other hotels may be found by clicking on this link: http://www.dkhotellist.com/hotels-copenhagen.html. If you want a very cheap hotel, you may want to check out Hotel Cabinn City.
3. Travel information/Transportation
If you fly in to Copenhagen Airport
- Airport Information: There is an information counter directly outside of the baggage claim exit in the arrivals hall.
- Metro from the airport: The Metro runs all the way from the airport to Central Copenhagen. The metro runs from terminal 3. Here you can purchase a single ticket at the DSB office or at a ticket machine. There is an English-button on the ticket machine: Chose “Ticket,” then “Adult,” then “3 zones,” and finally “pay and print.” With the ticket, you may enter the train. A single ticket to Central Copenhagen costs 36 DKK. The metro runs every 4-5 minutes, and the ride is about 15 minutes to Central Copenhagen. If you stay at the conference hotel, Hotel Opera, the easiest is to take the metro from the airport to “Kongens Nytorv.” From there it is only a two minutes walk to Hotel Opera. See http://g.co/maps/yez9g
- Taxi from the airport: Taxis can be found outside the airport arrivals hall. The cost of the taxi will be approximately 250-300 DKK (approx. $45-52) to go to the center of Copenhagen. Depending on the traffic, it ride is approx. 20-30 minutes. They accept major credit cards for payment, but you must inform the driver at the beginning of the ride that you would like to pay by credit card.
- Train from the airport: Trains run approx. every 10 min. from the airport to Central Copenhagen. The ride is approx. 15 min. The train station is located under terminal 3. Here you can buy a single ticket (three zones) at the DSB office or at a ticket machine. There is an English-button on the ticket machine: Choose “Ticket,” then “Adult,” then “3 zones,” and then “pay and print.” With the ticket, you may enter the train. A single ticket to Central Copenhagen costs 36 DKK. Please be aware of the correct platform number for trains towards the Central Station. The other platform is for trains going to Malmoe in Sweden.
If you arrive by train to Copenhagen Central Station
- Train information: You can get information about schedule, etc and buy your ticket at “DSB Billetsalg” located in the central hall. Tickets can also be bought at ticket machines located at various places in the central hall. If you stay at the conference hotel, Hotel Opera, the easiest way to get there with public transportation is to take the S-train to Nørreport station. Several S-trains run to Nørreport. One is the train A direction “Farum Station.” At Nørreport, change to the Metro. Take the metro direction “Lufthavnen St” (Copenhagen Airport). Get off at “Kongens Nytorv” and follow the directions given above about how to walk from there to Hotel Opera.
- Bus from the central station: A number of busses run from the Central Station. You buy your ticket from the bus driver as you enter the bus. You must pay in cash preferably with coins.
- Taxi from the central station: Taxis can be found outside the central station. Taxis accept major credit cards for payment, but you must inform the driver at the beginning of the ride that you would like to pay by credit card.
Transportation while in Copenhagen
- For information about transportation in Copenhagen, click here.
4. How to get to the University of Copenhagen Amager
- Metro: University of Copenhagen Amager is located near the metro station “Islands Brygge Station.” You can buy a ticket at ticket machines at the stations. If you stay at the conference hotel, Hotel Opera, simply go to the metro station “Kongens Nytorv” and take the metro direction “Vestamager” and get off at “Islands Brygge Station.”
- Bus: You can take bus 12 from Rådhuspladsen (the central square) and bus 33 from Rådhuspladsen (the central square). They run on a regular basis. You can buy your ticket from the bus driver as you enter the bus.
5. Conference location
- Whether you take the metro or the bus, walk down Njalsgade and then turn right – to see where click here – it is a map of University of Copenhagen Amager campus. You will find:
- Room 20.0.11 in Building 20
- Multisalen in Building 21.
- Room 27.0.09 in Building 27
- The University Cafeteria in Building 23.
6. Call for Papers: First European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences Conference
University of Copenhagen
September 21-23, 2012
The European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (ENPOSS) invites contributions to its inaugural conference. Contributions from all areas within the philosophy of the social sciences are encouraged. Moreover, contributions from both philosophers and social scientists are welcome.
- Peter Hedström (University of Oxford)
- Philip Pettit (Princeton University)
- Stephen Turner (University of South Florida)
- Björn Wittrock (Uppsala University)
- Individual contributions: an abstract of no more than 1000 words.
- Thematic sessions (symposia/panels): a) a brief abstract describing the general topic (no more than 500 words); b) a long abstract containing a short description of each talk (1500 words maximum, 3 participants maximum. It is the responsibility of the lead-person to make sure that panel participants do turn up).
- All contributions, suitably prepared for blind reviewing, should be submitted electronically through the easychair system. To submit click here: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=enposs2012.
- Each abstract will be reviewed by two members of the Scientific Committee (panels will be reviewed “en bloc”). Members of this year’s committee are: Anna Alexandrova, Ken Binmore, Luc Bovens, Antonella Carassa, Malinda Carpenter, Igor Douven, Jan Faye, Wulf Christian Gaertner, Francesco Guala, Harold Kincaid, Hartmut Kliemt, Martin Kusch, Tony Lawson, Eleonora Montuschi, José Antonio Noguera, William Outhwaite, Elisabeth Pacherie, Julian Reiss, Kristina Rolin, Federica Russo, Hans Bernard Schmid, Paul Sheehy, Dan Steel, David Teira, Deborah Tollefsen and Erik Weber.
- Deadline for submission: March 15, 2012
- Date of notification of acceptance: May 15, 2012
- Julie Zahle and Finn Collin both from the Section of Philosophy, University of Copenhagen.
- Selected papers from the conference will be published in an annual special issue of the journal Philosophy of the Social Sciences