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  • (New) 26 May 2015, Logic Tea, Paolo Galeazzi

    Speaker: Paolo Galeazzi
    Title: Play Without Regret: A Talk About Rationality
    Date and time: Tuesday 26 May 2015, 17:00-18:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For more information, please visit the website or contact Thomas Brochhagen (t.s.brochhagen at, Johannes Marti (johannes.marti at, Masa Mocnik (masa.mocnik at or Julian Schloder (julian.schloeder at

    Or see

  • (New) 27 May 2015, Algebra|Coalgebra Seminar, Silvio Ghilardi (University of Milan)

    Speaker: Silvio Ghilardi (University of Milan)
    Title: Stable canonical rules: bounded proofs, dichotomy property and admissible bases
    Date and time: Wednesday 27 May 2015, 16:00-17:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For more information, see or contact Sumit Sourabh (S.Sourabh at

  • 27 May 2015, AI in Law seminar with Giovanni Sartor

    Speaker: Giovanni Sartor, Radboud Winkels, Arthur Dyevre, Bart Karstens
    Date and time: Wednesday 27 May 2015, 9:45-13:30
    Location: Room M 3.02, Amsterdam Business School (Rec M), Plantage Muidergracht 12, Amsterdam
    For more information, see or contact b.karstens at
  • (Updated) 28 May 2015, LogiCIC/LIRa mini-workshop on Formal Epistemology

    Date and time: Thursday 28 May 2015, 13.00-17.30
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    Speakers: Branden Fitelson, Eric Pacuit and Olivier Roy.

    For more information, see or

  • (Updated) 28 May 2015, Theories and Rules, Kanunnikenzaal, Utrecht University Faculty Club, Achter de Dom 7a, Utrecht

    Target group: MSc Logic and PhD candidates

    On May 29th, Jeroen Goudsmit will defend his dissertation "Intuitionistic Rules", written under the supervision of Albert Visser and Rosalie Iemhoff in the project "The Power of Constructive Proofs". This conference is held on the occasion of said defense. The members of the doctoral examination committee will give talks on their areas of expertise, and the conference ends with a talk by Jeroen on his thesis, in which he studies the admissible rules of intermediate logics.

    Speakers: Dick de Jongh, George Metcalfe, Nick Bezhanishvili, Silvio Ghilardi, Albert Visser, Rosalie Iemhoff, and Jeroen Goudsmit.

    For more information, see

  • 5 June 2015, Yablo workshop, Room C3.17, Oudemanhuispoort, Vendelstraat 8, Amsterdam

    Speaker: Stephen Yablo, Katrin Schulz, Robert van Rooij, Matteo Plebani
    Date and time: Friday 5 June 2015, 10:30 - 16:45

    On Friday 5th of June there will be a workshop in honour of Professor Stephen Yablo (MIT). Yablo is a world-leading figure in metaphysics, philosophical logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics and philosophy of mind. The workshop will consist of three talks addressing different aspects of Yablo's work and will conclude with a keynote address by Yablo himself.

    The workshop is free and you can simply turn up on the day, but if you are definitely planning to attend please email Luca Incurvati. For more information, please contact L.Incurvati at

  • 5 June 2015, Logic and Interactive Rationality (LIRa), Thomas Pashby.

    Speaker: Thomas Pashby.
    Date and time: Friday 5 June 2015, 14:30-16:00
    Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    For more information, see

  • 17 June 2015, ILLC Midsummernight Colloquium 2015, ILLC Common room, 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.

    For more information, see

  • 19 June 2015, Taalverwerving: Kinderspel of Monnikenwerk?, Jeannette Schaeffer

    Speaker: Jeannette Schaeffer
    Date and time: Friday 19 June 2015, 16:00
    Location: Aula, Oude Lutherse kerk, Singel 411, 1012 XM, Amsterdam

    Inaugural lecture of Jeannette Schaeffer, professor of Language Acquisition.

    For more information, see j.c.schaeffer at

  • 21-26 September 2015, 11th International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation (TbiLLC), Tbilisi, Georgia

    The Eleventh Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 21 September until 26 September 2015.

    The Symposium is organized by the Centre for Language, Logic and Speech at the Tbilisi State University, the Georgian Academy of Sciences and Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the University of Amsterdam. The 2015 forum is the eleventh instalment of a series of biannual Symposia.

    For more information, see

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