*Convened by Harvey Brown
*

**The following seminars will take place at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays, weeks 1-8, EXCEPT for week 3 and week 8, in the Lecture Room of Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG. **

**Abstracts are posted weekly.**

**Thu 22nd Jan (week 1): Jonathan Halliwell (Imperial College London)**

*Negative Probabilities, Fine’s Theorem and Quantum Histories*

**Thu 29th Jan (week 2): Raymond Lal (Cambridge/Oxford)**

*The topology of contextuality: a new perspective on quantum no-go theorems*

**Thu 5th Feb (week 3): NO SEMINAR**

**Thu 12th Feb (week 4): Erik Curiel (Munich)**

*Problems with the interpretation of energy conditions in general relativity*

**Thu 19th Feb (week 5): David Wallace (Oxford)**

*Fields as Bodies: a unified treatment of spacetime and gauge symmetry*

**Thu 26th Feb (week 6): James Ladyman (Bristol)**

* Do local symmetries have ‘direct empirical consequences’?*

**Thu 5th Mar (week 7): Nicholas Teh (Cambridge)**

*Theoretical Equivalence in Classical Mechanics: A Prolegomenon to Duality*

**12th Mar (week 8): NO SEMINAR**