The 1st International PhD student conference entitled “Contemporary Philosophical Issues PhD” was organized by PhD students from the Department of Philosophy, University of Rijeka, members of the Postgraduate Doctoral Programme “Philosophy and Contemporaneity”. The conference was held online, January 18 – 23, 2021.

Three members of our ThUMB team participated at the conference. Zdenka Brzović was a keynote lecturer and she delivered a talk entitled “What is Natural about Kinds: The Cases of Genes”. Vito Balorda was a member of the organizing committee and he delivered a talk entitled: “Molecular Biology: Origins”. Aleksandar V. Božić delivered a talk: “Life as a Historical Process and the Aliveness of Proteins, Terrestrial and Otherwise”.

The conference schedule is in the attachement. Feel free to take a look!