Helsinki 2015

 23-24 April 2015


When: from April 23, 11:50, until April 24, 18:00
Where: at Athena, Siltavuorenpenger 3A, 00170 Helsinki, Finland (Google map of the conference venue with other useful information)
What: 2 plenary talks and 30 talks by NNPS members and by speakers selected from the call for papers.
All talks except plenary last for 25 minutes, followed by a 5-minute peer-commentary and a 15-minute group discussion.

Program and Abstracts

Keynote Speakers

  • Prof. Maria Kronfeldner (Central European University, Hungary), Title: The right to ignore: An epistemic defense of the nature/culture divide
  • Prof. Vincent Hendricks (University of Copenhagen, Denmark), Title: Bubbles in Science and Society

Scientific Committee

  • Hanne Andersen (Aarhus University, Denmark)
  • Rani Lill Anjum (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway)
  • Marion Godman (University of Cambridge, UK and University of Helsinki, Finland)
  • Lars-Göran Johansson (Uppsala University, Sweden)
  • Tarja Knuuttila (University of South Carolina, USA and University of Helsinki, Finland)
  • Stephen Mumford (University of Nottingham, UK and Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway)
  • Uskali Mäki (University of Helsinki, Finland)
  • Julie Zahle (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Frank Zenker (Lund University, Sweden)


  • Carlo Martini
  • Michiru Nagatsu

Local organizing committee

  • Uskali Mäki
  • Pekka Mäkelä
  • Pekka Tolvanen