Dr Iaquinto and Dr Young

The CPT would like to announce that two of our members have been awarded funds for postdoctoral positions and so will continue working at the centre. Samuele Iaquinto has received funds from the Confalonieri Foundation, for a one year position, on his project ‘Fuzzy Future in an Indeterminist Universe’, while Nick Young has obtained a two-year position on the project ‘Time and Emotion’.

Dr Ingram and Dr Andreoletti

The CPT would like to announce that two of our members are leaving for pastures new. Dr David Ingram has just started his position as Associate Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of York, UK, while Dr Giacomo Andreoletti will be leaving for a postdoctoral position on Louis Vervoot’s project on Free Will at the Centre of Advanced Studies, University of Tyumen in Siberia (!). Although we are sad to see the both of you go, we wish you every success in your new endeavours.

Postdoctoral Position at the CPT

The CPT would like to announce a 2 year fellowship on the research project “Time and Emotion”, coordinated by Giuliano Torrengo and Clotilde Calabi.

Description of the research project: We propose an investigation into the temporal nature of the emotions. Every waking moment is coloured by positive or negative feelings of varying intensities. Emotions can be about the past or future, unfold over time (anger gradually dissipating) and modify our experience of time itself. These connections between time and the emotions has not received significant attention. The aim of this project is develop a comprehensive account of the relation between emotions and temporality.

The deadline is October 16th 2017. Applications have to be done through the online portal: 

The complete call can be downloaded at:

 Dr. Tzuchien Tho

The CPT is very pleased to announce that an associate of the centre, Tzuchien Tho, has recently been hired as a permanent lecturer at the University of Bristol, UK. Many congratulations Tzuchien, Bristol is lucky to have you!


Università della Svizzera Italiana – 2017/18 Masters Course in Philosophy

Our friends at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Switzerland has recently announced that the topic of its 2017–18 Masters course in philosophy will be time.

The course will focus on various aspects of the philosophy of time, such as temporal consciousness, the metaphysics of time, the philosophy of history, the logic and linguistics of time, the nature of narratives, and time and social ontology. Classes will be taught by a number of very distinguished academics including Anna Marmodoro (Oxford), Giovanni Ventimiglia (Lucerne, Lugano), Franz Berto (Amsterdam), Erasmus Mayr (Erlangen), Kit Fine (New York), Kevin Mulligan (Lugano, Geneva), Achille Varzi (Columbia), and CPT’s own Giuliano Torrengo. We highly recommend this masters to anyone who wants to gain a firm understanding of any of these topics, and wish all tutors and students the very best for the coming academic year.

Important update: Scholarships now available for Italian citizens! For more info: Deadline: January 11, 2018.

Society for the Philosophy of Time (SPoT)

The CPT is pleased to announce that one of its collaborators, the Society for the Philosophy of Time (SPoT) has become a member of the International Association for the Philosophy of Time. For more details about these outstanding organisations go to and


Visit us and the Doctoral School in Philosophy and the Human Science at the Department of Philosophy, University of Milan!

Here you can find opportunities for senior and junior fellowships.


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