Small grants for workshops in social ontology- Call 2023
In 2023, we financially supported 11 workshops on a variety of topics in social ontology, 9 fully funded and two runner ups. Congratulations to all our grant recipients!
Fully funded workshops
Miguel Garcia, New Approaches to Legal Ontology, University of Cork, April.
Eric Schwitzgebel and Anna Strasser, Humans and Smart Machines as Partners in Thought? Riverside/Berlin, May.
Judith Martens and John Sutton, Group Know-How and Joint Expertise, University of Antwerp, June.
Marc Slors and Richard Sims, Coordination, Norms and Group Action, University of Njimegen, July.
Saba Bazargan-Forward, Meradjuddin Khan Oidermaa and Margarita Chudnovskaya, Authority, Power, and Accountability, University of Stockholm, August.
Alejandro Mantilla Quijano, Guillermo Acevedo Vega; Peoples, Race, Genders, Classes and
Social Groups as Habitable Categories. A new map for Social Ontology in Latin America, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, September.
Anne Schwenkenbecher and Alberto Guerrero-Velazquez, Thinking together: Interdisciplinary Workshop on Collective Memory and Collective Knowledge, Murdoch University, September.
Sally Haslanger and Sahar Heydari Fard, Complexity, Ontology, and Social Change, MIT, October.
Bhaskarjit Neog, Sign of the Social: Ethics and Ontology, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), November.
Simon Graf, Cuizhu Dawn Wang and Ludovica Adamo, Group Minds and Collective Agency, Leeds, August.
Neha Khetrapal, Ontology of Peace. Reflections on Pluriversality, O.P Jindal Global University, June.
Call for Applications - Small Grants Workshops 2023 (Closed)
One of the key aims of ISOS is to foster innovative approaches and collaborations in social ontology, as well as to support research in social ontology regionally and globally. In service of this, we have started a program to help fund workshops in social ontology.
The ISOS steering committee will consider members' requests to fund workshop events on social ontology. In the 2023 round, we will have up to $10,000 to allocate to such events. Proposals will be reviewed by the steering committee by the end of January 2023.
Proposals must be submitted no later than January 6th 2023 10 PM CET.
Only members may submit a grant proposal.
To submit a grant proposal, fill out the budget template and the workshop grant proposal submission form (below). Email these documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for the budget template.
Click here for the workshop grant proposal application form.
We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented regions.
For questions, contact email@example.com
In the grant proposal submission form, applicants will be required to include the following:
Please note that, as a service to future applicants, successful proposals will be made public.
Any workshop funded by ISOS must submit a brief (<1 page) post-workshop report to firstname.lastname@example.org This report must detail what ISOS’s funds were spent on, based on the plan detailed in the original proposal.
No funding proposals will be considered from any member whose past funded proposals have not submitted the required reports.
Please note that all grant reports will be made public.
All proposals receiving funding from ISOS must include recognition of that funding in publicity materials.
To help guide applicants for the 2023 program, we provide the following examples of successful applications from 2022:
Thonhauser - ISOS Workshop Grant Application Form.pdf
Thonhauser - ISOS Workshop Grant Fund Budget Template.pdf
Martino - ISOS Workshop Grant Application Form.pdf
Martino - ISOS Workshop Grant Fund Budget Template.pdf
Wringe Kastas Gonullu Sebep - ISOS Workshop Grant Application Form.pdf
Wringe Kastas Gonullu Sebep - ISOS Workshop Grant Fund Budget.pdf
Small grants for workshops in social ontology- Call 2022
Francesco Camboni and Valeria Martino, Unpacking the Social World: Groups and Solidarity, Genoa and Turin, June
Peter Finocchiaro and Jenny Li, Frontiers in Social Metaphysics, Wuhan University, October
Yorgos Karagiannopoulos, Ervin Kondakciu, The Ontology of Politics: Institutions, Movements, Agents, Action and Power, University of Groningen, June
Kathrin Koslicki and Marco Marabello, The Philosophy of Artifacts: Ancient and Contemporary Perspectives, Université de Neuchâtel, July
Andreea Popescu, Themes for Raimo Tuomela's Social Ontology, University of Bucharest, June
Siiri Porkkala, Kaisa Kärki, Guido Robin Löhr, Beyond the Binary: Workshop on genderqueer identities and social constructionism, University of Tampere, May
Kevin Richardson and Asya Passinsky, 2022 Social Metaphysics Workshop, Duke University, June
Gloria Sansò, Barry Smith, Ontology of Finance, University at Buffalo, May
Gerhard Thonhauser and Martin Weichold, Approaching collective action transdisciplinarily, Technische Universität Darmstadt, June/July
Bill Wringe, Barış Kaştaş, Evrensel Sebep, Ahmet Gönüllü, Social Ontology for Political Philosophers, Bilkent University, May 2023 (postponed from original date for reasons beyond the organizers' control)
Philip Yaure, Social Ontologies of Oppression, Solidarity, and Care, Chicago, February