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  • 20 January 2017, Logic and Interactive Rationality (LIRa), Yanjing Wang

    Speaker: Yanjing Wang (Peking University)
    Title: A logic of knowing why
    Date & Time: Friday 20 January 2017, 15:30-17:00
    Location: Room F1.15, ILLC, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/lgc/seminar.
  • (Updated) 24 January 2017, LIRa Workshop on Rationality, Logic and Decisions (WoRLD)

    Date & Time: Tuesday 24 January 2017, 13:00-18:00
    Location: room F1.15, ILLC, Science Park 107

    The Workshop on Rationality, Logic, and Decisions will take place in Amsterdam on January 24th, 2017. The central theme will be the notion of rationality, with special attention to the issue of rationality in decisions. The workshop is associated with the PhD Defence of Paolo Galeazzi, that will take place on January 25th, 2017.

    For more information, see playwithoutregret.wordpress.com or contact Paolo Galeazzi at .
  • 26 January 2017, DIP Colloquium, Clemens Mayr

    Speaker: Clemens Mayr (ZAS Berlin)
    Date & Time: Thursday 26 January 2017, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, ILLC, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium.
  • 26 January 2017, Computational Social Choice Seminar, Sebastian Schneckenburger

    Speaker: Sebastian Schneckenburger (Tübingen)
    Title: The Atkinson Inequality Index in Multiagent Resource Allocation
    Date & Time: Thursday 26 January 2017, 16:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see here or at www.illc.uva.nl/~ulle/seminar or contact Ulle Endriss at .
  • 27 January 2017, ILLC New Year's Colloquium 2017

    Date & Time: Friday 27 January 2017, 16:00-17:00
    Location: Common Room, Room F1.21, ILLC, 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.
  • (New) 1 February 2017, SMART Cognitive Science Lecture, Janet Pierrehumbert

    Speaker: Janet Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford)
    Title: The Cognitive and Social Lives of Words
    Date & Time: Wednesday 1 February 2017, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F2.01C, Oudemanhuispoort, Oudemanhuispoort 4-6, Amsterdam
    For more information, see smartcs.uva.nl.
  • 1 February 2017, SMART Cognitive Science Lecture, Janet Pierrehumbert

    Speaker: Janet Pierrehumbert
    Title: The Cognitive and Social Lives of Words
    Date & Time: Wednesday 1 February 2017, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F2.01c, Oudemanhuispoort, Oudemanhuispoort 4-6, 1012 CN, Amsterdam
  • (New) 2 February 2017, Career networking day (PhD and Research)

    Date & Time: Thursday 2 February 2017, 19:00-21:00
    Location: Crea Amsterdam
    Costs: Free

    Each year, the UvA hosts a series of Student-Alumni Career Talks, each focusing on a different career sector. The Career Talks feature a panel of international UvA-alumni who will share their experiences in finding a job in the Netherlands after graduation. During these highly interactive sessions you can learn from alumni career stories and advice. The panel discussion is followed by informal networking drinks with fellow students and alumni.

    In total there are four evenings, each with its own topic:
    2 February – PhD and Research
    16 February – Culture and Creative Sector
    2 March – Non-Profit and NGO
    9 March – Startup and SME’s

  • (Updated) 3 February 2017, Joint LIRa-DIP Session, Alessandro Giordani

    Speaker: Alessandro Giordani (Catholic University of Milan)
    Title: An Evidence-based logic of Acceptance and Rejection
    Date & Time: Friday 3 February 2017, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, ILLC, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium.
  • 8 February 2017, The Next Big Thing, Rens Bod

    Speaker: Rens Bod
    Date: Wednesday 8 February 2017
    Location: Roeterseilandcomplex, Amsterdam

    The NCR lecture series "The Next Big Thing" will discuss the big questions and challenges of a particular research area. Rens Bod will deliver the lecture of 8 February 2017.

    For more information, see nrcwebwinkel.nl/next-big-thing or contact Rens Bod at .
  • (New) 9 February 2017, Colloquium on Mathematical Logic, Andrew Swan

    Speaker: Andrew Swan (ILLC)
    Title: Lifschitz Realizability as a Topological Construction
    Date & Time: Thursday 9 February 2017, 16:00-17:00
    Location: F1.15, Science Park 107
    For more information, see here or contact Benno van den Berg at .
  • 10 February 2017, Logic and Interactive Rationality (LIRa), Laurenz Hudetz

    Speaker: Laurenz Hudetz
    Date & Time: Friday 10 February 2017, 15:30-17:00
    Location: Room F1.15, ILLC, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/lgc/seminar.
  • 10 February 2017, Computational Social Choice Seminar, Mathijs de Weerdt

    Speaker: Mathijs de Weerdt
    Title: Minimising the Rank Aggregation Error
    Date & Time: Friday 10 February 2017, 16:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see here or at www.illc.uva.nl/~ulle/seminar or contact Ulle Endriss at .
  • 17 February - 16 March 2017, ILLC MasterClass Logic

    Date: 17 February - 16 March 2017
    Location: Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    The ILLC will organise a MasterClass Logic intended for up to 20 secondary school students. The MasterClass will consist of 4 days with lectures, a work session and final presentation of results. The dates of the four days are the following:

    ILLC MasterClass Day 1: Friday 17 February 2017
    ILLC MasterClass Day 2: Thursday 2 March 2017
    ILLC MasterClass Day 3: Thursday 9 March 2017
    ILLC MasterClass Day 4: Thursday 16 March 2017

    Note: the original dates for the MasterClass Logica were changed due to a clash with the Nationale Wiskunde Olympiade.

    For more information, see events.illc.uva.nl/MasterClass/Logica2017.
  • 21 February 2017, Computational Linguistics Seminar, Alex Fraser

    Speaker: Alex Fraser (LMU Munich)
    Date & Time: Tuesday 21 February 2017, 16:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/LaCo/CLS.
  • (New) 24 February 2017, Logic and Interactive Rationality (LIRa), Pierre Cardascia

    Speaker: Pierre Cardascia
    Date & Time: Friday 24 February 2017, 15:30-17:00
    Location: Room F1.15, ILLC, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/lgc/seminar.
  • (New) 3 March 2017, SMART Cognitive Science Lecture, Vincent F. Hendricks

    Speaker: Vincent F. Hendricks (University of Copenhagen)
    Title: Bubbles Go Bust
    Date & Time: Friday 3 March 2017, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F0.01, Oudemanhuispoort, Oudemanhuispoort 4-6, Amsterdam
    For more information, see smartcs.uva.nl.
  • (New) 7 March 2017, DIP Colloquium, Greg Restall

    Speaker: Greg Restall (University of Melbourne)
    Title: Proof identity, invariants and hyperintensionality
    Date & Time: Tuesday 7 March 2017, 14:15-15:45
    Location: Room F1.15, ILLC, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium.
  • (New) 7 March 2017, DIP Colloquium, Mark Jago

    Speaker: Mark Jago (University of Nottingham)
    Title: Meaning: between truth and proof
    Date & Time: Tuesday 7 March 2017, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, ILLC, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium.
  • 14 March 2017, Computational Linguistics Seminar, Malvina Nissim

    Speaker: Malvina Nissim (Groningen)
    Date & Time: Tuesday 14 March 2017, 16:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/LaCo/CLS.
  • 15 March 2017, The Next Big Thing, Henkjan Honing

    Speaker: Henkjan Honing
    Date: Wednesday 15 March 2017
    Location: Roeterseilandcomplex, Amsterdam

    The NCR lecture series "The Next Big Thing" will discuss the big questions and challenges of a particular research area. Henkjan Honing will deliver the lecture of 15 March 2017.

    For more information, see nrcwebwinkel.nl/next-big-thing or contact Henkjan Honing at .
  • 17 March 2017, DIP Colloquium, Yimei Xiang

    Speaker: Yimei Xiang (Harvard)
    Date & Time: Friday 17 March 2017, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, ILLC, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium.
  • 21 April 2017, DIP Colloquium, Vít Punčochář

    Speaker: Vít Punčochář (Czech Academy of Sciences)
    Date & Time: Friday 21 April 2017, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, ILLC, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium.
  • 22-23 April 2017, ICT maintenance weekend

    Date: 22-23 April 2017

    Dear colleagues.

    The following weekend has now officially been appointed for major ICT maintenance:

    • 22 & 23 april 2017

    Further information will follow later on, but be aware all central systems and the network may be unavailable during this weekend.

    Best wishes,
    ILLC Office

    For more information, contact

  • 25 April 2017, Computational Linguistics Seminar, David Schlangen

    Speaker: David Schlangen (Bielefeld University)
    Date & Time: Tuesday 25 April 2017, 16:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/LaCo/CLS.
  • (New) 12 May 2017, SMART Cognitive Science Lecture, Marco Caracciolo

    Speaker: Marco Caracciolo (Ghent University)
    Title: Narrative Beyond Anthropocentrism: Embodying the Nonhuman
    Date & Time: Friday 12 May 2017, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F0.01, Oudemanhuispoort, Oudemanhuispoort 4-6, Amsterdam
    For more information, see smartcs.uva.nl.
  • 16 May 2017, Computational Linguistics Seminar, Antske Fokkens

    Speaker: Antske Fokkens (VU Amsterdam)
    Date & Time: Tuesday 16 May 2017, 16:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    For more information, see www.illc.uva.nl/LaCo/CLS.
  • (New) 9 June 2017, SMART Cognitive Science Lecture, Courtenay Norbury

    Speaker: Courtenay Norbury (UCL)
    Title: Non-verbal cognitive ability does not influence rate of language in the first years of formal schooling
    Date & Time: Friday 9 June 2017, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F0.01, Oudemanhuispoort, Oudemanhuispoort 4-6, Amsterdam
    For more information, see smartcs.uva.nl.
  • (New) 3 - 7 July 2017, The 14th International Conference on Quantum Physics and Logic (QPL)

    Date: 3 - 7 July 2017
    Location: Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Deadline: Friday 21 April 2017

    The conference brings together researchers working on mathematical foundations of quantum physics, quantum computing, and related areas,with a focus on structural perspectives and the use of logical tools,ordered algebraic and category-theoretic structures, formal languages,semantical methods, and other computer science techniques applied tothe study of physical behaviour in general. Work that appliesstructures and methods inspired by quantum theory to other fields (including computer science) is also welcome.

    For more information, see qpl.cs.ru.nl.
  • 14 - 25 August 2017, Summer School in Dynamic Epistemic Logic, Sapporo, Japan

    Date: 14 - 25 August 2017
    Location: Sapporo, Japan

    The Department of Philosophy at Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan) will hold a two-week summer school in dynamic epistemic logic and its applications, jointly with three guest lecturers from ILLC (University of Amsterdam) as part of Hokkaido Summer Institute (HSI) 2017.

    The following two intensive courses are scheduled to be offered during the summer school:
    Course 1 (August 14 to August 18): Introduction to Logic,  main lecturer: Katsuhiko Sano (Department of Philosophy, Hokkaido University).
    Course 2 (August 21 to August 25): Dynamic Epistemic Logic, main lecturers: Alexandru Baltag and Sonja Smets (ILLC, University of Amsterdam).
    There will be a special live on-line lecture by Johan van Benthem (University of Amsterdam, Stanford University, and Tsinghua University) during Course 2.

    Application period for students from universities other than Hokkaido University is from February 1 to February 28 2017.

     


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