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  • 28 August 2015, Drinks with pizza, introduction Master of Logic students

    Date and time: Friday 28 August 2015, 17:00
    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.

  • 4 September 2015, DIP Colloquium, Wang Lu

    Speaker: Wang Lu (Tsinghua University)
    Title: The Origins of Logic
    Date and time: Friday 4 September 2015, 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/.

  • 10 September 2015, From Modal and Non-Classical Logics to the Mathematics of Quantum Information Flow, F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    The aim of this workshop is to create a forum to present new developments, exchange ideas, explore and establish new connections between logic, mathematics, computer science and physics.

    Topics include the following list but are not restricted to: modal logic, non-classical logic, spatial logic, mathematical structures in logic, quantum computation and quantum information, the foundations of quantum theory.

    This workshop is associated with the PhD defense of Shengyang Zhong.

    For more information, see https://workshop20150910.wordpress.com/.

  • 18 September 2015, DIP Colloquium, Julien Murzi

    Speaker: Julien Murzi (Salzburg)
    Date and time: Friday 18 September 2015, 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/.

  • 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 http://www.illc.uva.nl/Tbilisi/Tbilisi2015/

  • 25 September 2015, DIP Colloquium, Fred Kroon

    Speaker: Fred Kroon (Auckland)
    Title: Kripke's Reference and Existence and the problem of surrogate fictional objects
    Date and time: Friday 25 September 2015, 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/.

  • 29 September 2015, Lecture and discussion with Nobel Prize Winner 2014 William Moerner

    Date and time: Tuesday 29 September 2015, 10:30-12:30
    Location: Room C0.05, Science Park 904, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Prof. William E. Moerner (1953) was, together with Eric Betzig and Stefan Hell, awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 'for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy'. Moerner heads The Home of Single-Molecule Spectroscopy at Stanford University (USA). He applies this techniques to explore chemical, physical and biological phenomena.

    For more information, see http://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/organisation/faculties/content/

  • 16 October 2015, DIP Colloquium, Liz Coppock

    Speaker: Liz Coppock (Gothenborg)
    Date and time: Friday 16 October 2015, 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 2015, DIP Colloquium, Andreas Kapsner

    Speaker: Andreas Kapsner (MCMP)
    Title: From Dual-Intuitionistic to Adaptive Nelson Logic
    Date and time: Friday 23 October 2015, 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/.

  • 18-20 December 2015, Amsterdam Colloquium 2015

    The Amsterdam Colloquia aim at bringing together linguists, philosophers, logicians, cognitive scientists and computer scientists who share an interest in the formal study of the semantics and pragmatics of natural and formal languages.

    The 20th Amsterdam Colloquium will feature two workshops on Negation and on Reasoning in Natural Language; and one evening lecture, jointly organized with the E.W. Beth Foundation.

    Furthermore, there will be a special issue of the journal Topoi with selected contributions presented at the Colloquium, both in the main programme and in the workshops.

    For more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/AC/AC2015/

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