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  • 29 April 2015, Algebra|Coalgebra Seminar, Vincenzo Marra (University of Milan)

    Speaker: Vincenzo Marra (University of Milan)
    Title: Stone duality above dimension zero
    Date and time: Wednesday 29 April 2015, 16:00-17:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For more information, see or contact Sumit Sourabh (S.Sourabh at

  • 6 May 2015, Inaugural lecture: Concepts in motion, Arianna Betti

    Speaker: Arianna Betti
    Date and time: Wednesday 6 May 2015, 16:00
    Location: Aula - Oude Lutherse kerk, Singel 411, 1012 XM Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    On Wednesday, May 6th, Arianna Betti will publicly accept her appointment as professor of philosophy of language, with her inaugural lecture entitled `Concepts in motion'.

    For more information, see

  • 7-8 May 2015, Amsterdam Quantum Logic Workshop 2015, Nina van Leerzaal, Allard Pierson Museum, Oude Turfmarkt 127, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    This two-day workshop at the University of Amsterdam brings together researchers, scholars, and students to engage in discussions about Quantum Logic, Foundations of Quantum Physics, and Quantum Information Theory.

    For more information, see

  • 8 May 2015, DIP Colloquium, Friederike Moltmann

    Speaker: Friederike Moltmann (CNRS Paris)
    Date and time: Friday 8 May 2015, 16:00-17:30

    For abstracts and more information, see

  • 12-13 May 2015, ILLC Midterm Review

    Location: Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    Just like every other research institute in the Netherlands, every six years the ILLC is evaluated. This year, the institute is up for its Midterm Review over the years 2012 to 2014. For this purpose, the Scientific Advisory Board will come to Amsterdam for a site visit.

    For more information, contact illc at

  • 21 May 2015, Spinoza Lecture, Prof. Sally Haslanger

    Speaker: Prof. Sally Haslanger
    Title: Ideology and Morality
    Date and time: Thursday 21 May 2015, 20:15-22:00
    Location: Oude Lutherse Kerk, Singel 411, Amsterdam

    For more information, see

  • 22 May 2015, DIP Colloquium, Toby Meadows

    Speaker: Toby Meadows
    Title: What's so natural about generic extensions?
    Date and time: Friday 22 May 2015, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For abstracts and more information, see

  • 27 May 2015, AI in Law seminar with Giovanni Sartor

    Speaker: Giovanni Sartor, Radboud Winkels, Arthur Dyevre, Bart Karstens
    Date and time: Wednesday 27 May 2015, 9:45-13:30
    Location: Room M 3.02, Amsterdam Business School (Rec M), Plantage Muidergracht 12, Amsterdam
    For more information, see or contact b.karstens at
  • 28 May 2015, LogiCIC/LIRa mini-workshop on Formal Epistemology

    Date and time: Thursday 28 May 2015, all day
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    Speakers: Branden Fitelson, Eric Pacuit and Olivier Roy.

    For more information, see or

  • 5 June 2015, Logic and Interactive Rationality (LIRa), Thomas Pashby.

    Speaker: Thomas Pashby.
    Date and time: Friday 5 June 2015, 14:30-16:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For more information, see

  • 17 June 2015, ILLC Midsummernight Colloquium 2015, ILLC Common room, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    The ILLC Colloquium is a half-yearly festive event (either the New Year's Colloquium, the Midsummernight Colloquium or the Midwinter Colloquium) that brings together the three research groups at the ILLC. Each colloquium consists of three main talks by representatives from the Logic and Language group, the Language and Computation group and the Logic and Computation group, which are occasionally followed by Wild Idea Talks. The colloquium is concluded by a get together of the entire ILLC community.

    For more information, see

  • 21-26 September 2015, 11th International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation (TbiLLC), Tbilisi, Georgia

    The Eleventh Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 21 September until 26 September 2015.

    The Symposium is organized by the Centre for Language, Logic and Speech at the Tbilisi State University, the Georgian Academy of Sciences and Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the University of Amsterdam. The 2015 forum is the eleventh instalment of a series of biannual Symposia.

    For more information, see

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