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2-3 September 2005, Workshop on Language Evolution:
Formal Modelling meets Empirical data, Room A404, building A, Roeterstraat 15, Amsterdam

Date: 2-3 September 2005
Time: 9:00-18:00
Location: Room A404, building A, Roeterstraat 15, Amsterdam

On September 2nd and 3d, the ILLC will host an intensive workshop on language evolution. 21 invited speakers, from mainly Great Britain and the Netherlands, will present both biological and linguistic, and both empirical and formal approaches. The workshop is organised in 4 sessions:
(1) The evolution of speech,
(2) Interactions between learning and evolution,
(3) Social learning and conventional meaning, and
(4) The evolution of syntax.

Students and staff are very welcome to attend and partipate in the discussions. Participation is free, but registration on the workshop webpage is required.

For more information, an online registration form and a preliminary program, see http://staff.science.uva.nl/~jzuidema/LEFE05/

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