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Upcoming Events

  • 11-22 August 2014, 26th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI-2014), Tuebingen, Germany

    The European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI) is an annual event under the auspices of the Association for Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI) and brings together logicians, linguists, computer scientists, and philosophers to study language, logic, and information, and their interconnections. ESSLLIs attract around 500 participants from all over the world. There will be about 50 courses at introductory and advanced levels, as well as workshops, invited lectures and a student session to foster interdisciplinary discussion of current research.

    For more information, see http://www.esslli2014.de/

  • 20 August 2014, SMART Cognitive Science Lecture, William Bechtel, and others

    Speakers: William Bechtel, and others
    Title: Levels, levels, and levels: Unpacking the senses relevant to cognitive science (an unorthodox view of Marr’s levels of analysis)
    Date and time: Wednesday 20 August 2014, 16:00-18:00
    Location: Room 0.04 Bungehuis, Spuistraat 210, Amsterdam

    For abstracts and more information, see http://smartcognitivescience.wordpress.com/

  • 29 August 2014, Drinks with pizza, introduction Master of Logic students

    Date and time: Friday 29 August 2014, 17:00-19:00
    Location: Outside Café - Restaurant Polder, Science Park 205, Amsterdam

    As every year, we'd like to welcome the new class of Master of Logic students with drinks and pizza in a tent outside of restaurant Polder at Science Park.

    For more information, please contact t.kassenaar at uva.nl
  • 12 September 2014, DIP Colloquium, Anna Szabolcsi

    Speaker: Anna Szabolcsi (NYU)
    Date and time: Friday 12 September 2014, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For abstracts and more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium/.

  • 12 September 2014, SMART Cognitive Science Lecture, Charles Yang

    Speaker: Charles Yang (Pennsylvania)
    Date and time: Friday 12 September 2014, 16:00-18:00

    For abstracts and more information, see http://smartcognitivescience.wordpress.com/

  • 12 September 2014, DIP Colloquium, Gavin Kitching

    Speaker: Gavin Kitching (University of New South Wales)
    Title: Wittgenstein and Marx: Autobiography and Criteria of Significance
    Date and time: Friday 12 September 2014, 15:00-16:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For abstracts and more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium/.

  • 15 September 2014, Language in Interaction Board en Consortium meeting

    Location: F1.21, ILLC Common room, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    Meeting of the board and consortium of the Language and Interaction project.

    For more information, contact illc at uva.nl

  • 19 September 2014, `Borrel' on the occasion of Jeroen Groenendijk's retirement

    Date and time: Friday 19 September 2014, 17:30 - 19:00
    Location: Kapitein Zeppos, Gebed Zonder End 5, Amsterdam

    On the occasion of Jeroen's retirement the ILLC and department of philosophy will organise a `borrel' at Kapitein Zeppos on Friday 19 September 2014. All are invited!

    For more information, see http://www.zeppos.nl/ or contact illc at uva.nl.

  • 26-27 September 2014, Celebration event in honour of Johan van Benthem, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    On 26 and 27 September 2014 the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) and the University of Amsterdam organize a Celebration Event for Johan van Benthem, on the occasion of his official retirement from the University of Amsterdam. The first day will have lectures for the general public, Johan's valedictory lecture, and a reception. The second day is a scientific workshop devoted to current trends in logic, with emphasis on the areas where Johan was or is active.

    For more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/J65/

  • 26-27 September 2014, Celebration event in honour of Johan van Benthem

    On 26 and 27 September 2014 the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) and the University of Amsterdam organize a Celebration Event for Johan van Benthem, on the occasion of his official retirement from the University of Amsterdam. The first day will have lectures for the general public, Johan's valedictory lecture, and a reception. The second day is a scientific workshop devoted to current trends in logic, with emphasis on the areas where Johan was or is active.

    For more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/J65/. Please take a moment to register if you plan to attend.

  • 1 October 2014, Drinks at Polder on the occasion of Van Emde Boas' 50 years research activity

    Date and time: Wednesday 1 October 2014, 16:30
    Location: Café - Restaurant Polder, Science Park 205, Amsterdam

    On the occasion of 50 years of research activity in mathematics, Peter van Emde Boas will organise drinks at Polder. All are cordially invited!

    For more information, see P.vanEmdeBoas at uva.nl

  • 17 October 2014, DIP Colloquium, Sam Cumming

    Speaker: Sam Cumming (UCLA)
    Date and time: Friday 17 October 2014, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For abstracts and more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium/.

  • 23 October 2014, Valedictory lecture, Prof. Andy Tanenbaum

    Speaker: Prof. Andy Tanenbaum
    Date and time: Thursday 23 October 2014, 11:45
    Location: the Aula of the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Prof. Andy Tanenbaum is finally retiring. He has been at the Vrije Universiteit for 43 years, but everything must eventually end. To say goodbye to everyone, he will give a final lecture at the VU, to which everyone is invited.

    Register for his farewell lecture ("afscheidscollege"). For more information, see http://www.cs.vu.nl/tanenbaum/

  • 24 October 2014, DIP Colloquium, Mark van Atten

    Speaker: Mark van Atten (CNRS, Paris)
    Title: Dummett vs. Brouwer
    Date and time: Friday 24 October 2014, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For abstracts and more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium/.

  • 24 October 2014, SMART Cognitive Science Lecture, William Foley

    Speaker: William Foley (Sydney)
    Date and time: Friday 24 October 2014, 16:00-18:00

    For abstracts and more information, see http://smartcognitivescience.wordpress.com/

  • (New) 31 October 2014, ILLC Current Affairs Meeting, F1.21, ILLC Common room, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    As in the previous editions, the purpose of this meeting is to inform you on various issues that are currently of importance in the ILLC and / or the Master of Logic programme. All ILLC staff, PhD students and guests are invited to attend. Drinks will be served afterwards in the ILLC Common Room.

    For more information, contact illc at uva.nl

  • 7 November 2014, DIP Colloquium, Thomas Brouwer

    Speaker: Thomas Brouwer (Aberdeen)
    Title: The Mill-Ramsey View of Quantification
    Date and time: Friday 7 November 2014, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For abstracts and more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium/.

  • 28 November 2014, SMART Cognitive Science Lecture, Rineke Verbrugge

    Speaker: Rineke Verbrugge (Groningen)
    Date and time: Friday 28 November 2014, 16:00-18:00

    For abstracts and more information, see http://smartcognitivescience.wordpress.com/

  • 12 December 2014, DIP Colloquium, Jan-Willem Romeijn

    Speaker: Jan-Willem Romeijn (Groningen)
    Date and time: Friday 12 December 2014, 16:00-17:30
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For abstracts and more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/LoLa/DIP-Colloquium/.

  • 23 January 2015, SMART Cognitive Science debate on "Shared mechanisms in language and music"

    Date and time: Friday 23 January 2015, 16:00-18:00

    For abstracts and more information, see http://smartcognitivescience.wordpress.com/

  • 25-28 March 2015, SMART Cognitive Science International Conference, Amsterdam

    SMART Cognitive Science is an initiative of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam to provide a forum for the discussions highlighting the important contributions to cognitive science from traditional humanities disciplines. SMART is an acronym for Speech & language, Music, Art, Reasoning & Thought. The SMART Cognitive Science International Conference will consist of three plenary evening lectures and six 2-day workshops devoted to the topics on the intersection of humanities and cognitive science.

    For more information, see http://smartcognitivescience.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/394/ or http://cl.ly/230F1l0W1W42.

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