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ERC Starting Grant for Luca Incurvati
We are very pleased to announce that the European Research Council (ERC) has just awarded a Starting Grant to six
researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), including
Luca Incurvati at ILLC (Faculty of Humanities), for his project
From the Expression of Disagreement to New Foundations for
Expressivist Semantics. A Starting Grant is a personal grant of
about 1.5 million euros and provides research support to talented
researchers for a period of five years.For more information, see www.uva.nl/en/content/news/press-releases/2017/09/erc-awards-starting-grant-to-six-uva-researchers.html.
ILLC Events this week
18 - 22 September 2017, Twelfth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation, Kakheti, GeorgiaDate: 18 - 22 September 2017Location: Kakheti, GeorgiaDeadline: Saturday 1 April 2017
The Twelfth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation will be held on 18-22 September 2017 in Kakheti, Georgia.
The Symposium series is organized by the University of Duesseldorf in conjunction with the Centre for Language, Logic and Speech at the Tbilisi State University, the Georgian Academy of Sciences and the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the University of Amsterdam. There have been eight instalments of this series of biannual Symposia. The preceding meetings took place in the Georgian mountain resort Gudauri (1995), at the capital of Georgia Tbilisi (1997), in the Black see coastal resort Chakvi (1999), in the spa resort Likani situated in the Borjomi Canyon (2001), Tbilisi (2003), Batumi (2005), Tbilisi (2007), Bakuriani (2009), Kutaisi (2011), Gudauri (2013) and Tbilisi (2015).For more information, see events.illc.uva.nl/Tbilisi/Tbilisi2017.
(New) 22 September 2017, Cool Logic, Weiwei ChenSpeaker: Weiwei Chen (Sun Yat-sen University)Title: What can we expect from consensus decision-making?Date & Time: Friday 22 September 2017, 18:00-19:00Location: ILLC seminar room F1.15, Science Park 107, AmsterdamTarget audience: ILLC master and PhD students
27 September 2017, Amsterdam Metaphysics Seminar, Manuel Gustavo IsaacSpeaker: Manuel Gustavo IsaacTitle: A Semiotic Theory of Intentionality (WiP)Date & Time: Wednesday 27 September 2017, 14:00-16:00Location: Faculteitskamer (1.17), Oude Turfmarkt 145-147, AmsterdamFor more information, see sites.google.com/view/amsterdammetaphysicsseminar.
27 September 2017, Master of Logic defense, Marco BacchinTitle: The perception of number: towards a topological approachDate & Time: Wednesday 27 September 2017, 15:30Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, AmsterdamSupervisor: Michiel van Lambalgen
28 - 29 September 2017, CoSaQ kick-off workshopDate: 28 - 29 September 2017Location: the Doelenzaal of the University Library, Singel 425, AmsterdamCosts: none
The kick-off workshop for the project Cognitive Semantics and Quantities will take place September 28 and 29 in Amsterdam. Everyone is cordially welcomed to attend.For more information, see www.jakubszymanik.com/CoSaQ/events/kick-off-workshop or contact Jakub Szymanik at jakub.szymanik at gmail.com.
28 September 2017, Master of Logic defense, Esteban LanderrecheTitle: Leaning on Impossible to Parallelize Work for Immutability Guarantees in the BlockchainDate & Time: Thursday 28 September 2017, 14:00Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, AmsterdamSupervisor: Marc Stevens, Christian Schaffner