• AAP 2023. Title: The Methodological Incredulous Stare. July 2-6, 2023. ACU Melbourne
  • Issues on the Im(Possible) (I)X. Title: Incredulity does not Trogger Impossibility, June 8, 2023. Bratislava


  •  University of Oxford Departmental WiP: Title: Unparsimonious Metaphysics, July 18, 2022. Oxford


  • University of Bristol Departmental WiP: Title: Unparsimonious Metaphysics. November 3, 2021. . Bristol


  • Departmental WiP, Bristol University, (UK). November 3, 2021. Title: Unparsimonious Metaphysics (in present)

  • Vienna Language and Mind seminar, University of Vienna, (Austria). May 28, 2021. Title: Against Parsimony (online)



  • Brno University, Title: The Indispensability of Fiction, Brno, Czech Republic, November 29, 2018

  • CONGRESO CENTROAMERICANO DE FILOSOFÍA, UNIVERSIDAD DE PANAMÁ, October 15-19, 2018; Title: The Plurality of Modal Spaces

  • Essence&Modality Workshop, Graz University, Austria, Title: On What There Could Not Be: Fictional Characters as Impossible Individuals, August 6.7, 2018)

  • AAP 2018: Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Modal Metaphysics: The Extent of Impossibility Stream), Title: Fictional Characters as Alien Individuals, July 8-12, 2018

  • Workshop on Fiction, University of York. Title: Do You Want To Be an Ersatzer? You can Have Fiction for Free, York, June 27

  • V Conference of the Latin American Association for Analytic Philosophy and PHILOGICA V, Title: "Fiction?: Indispensable" Revisited, Villa de Leyva, Colombia, May 16-18, 2018

  • EECP 2018, Title: TBA, Rijeka University, Croatia, February 24-25, 2018


  • Santa Fest, Title: Is the Metaphysical and Ontological Question One and the Same Question?, Bratislava, December 18, 2017

  • New Zealand Association of Philosophers 2017 Conference, Titke: Believing vs. Make-Believing in Modality, University of Otago (Dunedin), December 4-7, 2017

  • Understanding across Sciences Workshop, Title: Metaphysical Explanation, Bratislava, November 20, 2017

  • DAY/NIGHT Philosophy. Title: Fiction as a Model of Reality, Presov (Slovakia), November 9, 2017

  • PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS: LOGIC, SEMANTICS, METAPHYSICS, EPISTEMOLOGY. Title: "Fiction: Indispensable!", Institute of Philosophy Slovak Academy of Sciences Bratislava, October 27, 2017

  • University of Seville seminar, Title: On the indispensability of Fictional Discourse. October 16, 2017, Seville, Spain

  • University of Lisbon, Title: Fiction: Impossible!, October 18, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

  • University of Madrid metaphysics seminar, Title: The Puzzle of Imaginative Resistance in Metaphysics, October 5, 2017, Madrid, Spain

  • "Contemporary Philosophy - Problems, Trends and Perspectives'' Title: Modal Dimensionalism, August 28 - September 2, 2017, Varna, Bulgaria

  • 2017 AAP Conference, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Title: Trading Ideology for Ontology (and vice versa), July 2-6, 2017

  • Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, Title: Grounding Modality, April 10, 2017


  • Phileth Meeting, Hokkaido University, Title: Fiction: Impossible!, December 12, 2016, Japan

  • Night of Philosophy, Paris, Title: Fiction Beyond Reality, Reality Beyond Fiction, November 18-19, 2016, France

  • Palacký University, Olomouc, Title: Fiction: Impossible!, October 26, 2016, Czech Republic

  • Philosophy of Language (I): Semantics of Fictional Discourse, Bratislava, Comments on Stacie Friend's Paper, October 19, 2016, Slovakia

  • 5th WFAP Conference: What in the world(s)?, Title: Ersatz Pluriverses, Vienna, September 13-15, 2016

  • AAP 2016, Title: Beyond the Impossible, Monash University, Australia. July 4-7, 2016

  • At the Interface of Mind and Reality Workshop, Title: Beyond the Impossible, Bulgarian Academy od Sciences, Bulgaria, June 7-8, 2016

  • Language, Epistemology, and Metaphysics, Title: Beyond the Impossible, University of Belgrade, Serbia, June 9-10, 2016

  • Issues on the (Im)Possible IV Warm-Up, Title: Modality: How Fine-grained?, Bratislava, May 9, 2016

  • Departmental seminar, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, Title: Beyond the Impossible, April 26, 2016

  • PSSA Conference, Title: Extended Modal Fictionalism Again, University of Fort Hare, South Africa, January 18-20, 2015


  • Bratislava-Sofia Workshop. Title: Amodalism and the Impossible, Bratislava, October 9, 2015

  • Ninth Principia International Symposium (Possible worlds and their applications in philosophy and the sciences): Extended Modal Dimensionalism, August 17-20, 2015, Florianopolis (Brazil)

  • The 2015 AAP Conference, Title: (Extended) Modal Fictionalism, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 5-9/July/2015

  • THINKING THE IMPOSSIBLE (under the auspices of Sifa), Title: Impossible Worlds and the Incredulous Stare, Torino, Italy, 29-30/6/2015

  • “Rationality in Metaphysics and Mathematics” conference, Title: Evaluating Hybrid Views in Metaphysics, Sofia, Bulgaria, 24-26/June/ 2015 

  • Belgrade-Bratislava Meeting, Title: Impossible Worlds and the Incredulous Stare, Belgrade, Serbia, May 21-22, 2015

  • Philang2015, Title: Alien Properties and Impossible Worlds, University of Lodz, Poland, 14-16/5/2015

  • Interpretation, Understanding and Communication conference, Title: Entended Modal Fictionalism, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, 5-7/2/2015

  • DYNAMIS RESEARCH SEMINAR, Title: Extended Modal Dimensionalism, Helsinki, Finland, 23/04/2015

  • DYNAMIS RESEARCH SEMINAR, Title: Entended Modal Fictionalism, Tampere, Finland, 24/04/2015

  • Young Philosophy Graduate Conference, Title: Dispensing with Incredulous Stares in Metaphysics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, March 19, 2015

  • METAPHYSICAL SEMINAR, Title: Modal Dimensionalism and the Ontology of Impossibility, University of Milan, Italy, 20/02/2015

  • Research Workshop, Title Modal Dimensionalism (in Slovak), UMB Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, 5/2/2015


  • Reality and Fiction, invited talk on fundamental philosophical problems, Bratislava, 12/11.2014

  • Different Ontologies in Philosophical Theory Workshop, Topic: Modal Structuralism, September 23, 2014, Bratislava, Slovakia

  • ECAP 8 – Eighth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, University of Bucharest – Bucharest, Romania, August 28 - September, 2 2014, Topic: Modal Structuralism and Impossible Worlds

  • AAP Conference, July 6-11, Canberra, Topic: Modal Structuralism and Impossible Worlds

  • Experience and Reality, June 5-7, 2014, Catholic University in Ruzomberok, Topic: Modal Structuralism and Imposible Worlds


  • University of Vienna Graduate Workshop, Vienna, Austria, Topic: Are Impossible Worlds Structureless?, 12/10/2013

  • 17th Czech-Slovak Philosophy Annual Symposium, Trencianske Tempice, Slovakia. Topic: Impossible Worlds, 11-13/9/2013




  • Department of Philosophy Conference, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, Paper Title: ‘Tractatus Metaphysicus’    


  • Department of Sociology, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, Topic: ‘General Laws in Social Sciences’, 12/5/2009


Martin Vacek
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