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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.

ILLC Events this week

  • 18 - 22 September 2017, Twelfth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation, Kakheti, Georgia

    Date: 18 - 22 September 2017
    Location: Kakheti, Georgia
    Deadline: 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 Chen

    Speaker: Weiwei Chen (Sun Yat-sen University)
    Title: What can we expect from consensus decision-making?
    Date & Time: Friday 22 September 2017, 18:00-19:00
    Location: ILLC seminar room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    Target audience: ILLC master and PhD students
    For more information, see here or at events.illc.uva.nl/coollogic or contact Zoi Terzopoulou at .
  • 27 September 2017, Amsterdam Metaphysics Seminar, Manuel Gustavo Isaac

    Speaker: Manuel Gustavo Isaac
    Title: A Semiotic Theory of Intentionality (WiP)
    Date & Time: Wednesday 27 September 2017, 14:00-16:00
    Location: Faculteitskamer (1.17), Oude Turfmarkt 145-147, Amsterdam
  • 27 September 2017, Master of Logic defense, Marco Bacchin

    Title: The perception of number: towards a topological approach
    Date & Time: Wednesday 27 September 2017, 15:30
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    Supervisor: Michiel van Lambalgen
  • 28 - 29 September 2017, CoSaQ kick-off workshop

    Date: 28 - 29 September 2017
    Location: the Doelenzaal of the University Library, Singel 425, Amsterdam
    Costs: 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 .
  • 28 September 2017, Master of Logic defense, Esteban Landerreche

    Title: Leaning on Impossible to Parallelize Work for Immutability Guarantees in the Blockchain
    Date & Time: Thursday 28 September 2017, 14:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
    Supervisor: Marc Stevens, Christian Schaffner

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