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  • 12-13 May 2015, ILLC Midterm Review

    Location: Science Park 107, Amsterdam

    Just like every other research institute in the Netherlands, every six years the ILLC is evaluated. This year, the institute is up for its Midterm Review over the years 2012 to 2014. For this purpose, the Scientific Advisory Board will come to Amsterdam for a site visit.

    For more information, contact illc at

  • Theme issue on musicality appears with Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

    Why do we have music? And what enables us to perceive, appreciate and make music? The search for a possible answer to these and other questions forms the backdrop to a soon-to-be released theme issue of Philosophical Transactions, which deals with the subject of musicality. An initiative of Henkjan Honing, professor of Music Cognition at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), this theme issue will see Honing and fellow researchers present their most important empirical results and offer a joint research agenda with which to identify the biological and cognitive basis of musicality.

    For more information, see

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