News and Events:
These pages provide information about recent developments at or relevant to the ILLC (last update: 29 September 2014). Please let us know if you have material that you would like to be added to the news pages, by using the online submission form. For minor updates to existing entries you can also email the news administrators directly. English submissions strongly preferred.
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After having been visited by an international evaluation committee in June 2013, this summer we received the great news that the ILLC's interdisciplinary Master's programme, the Master of Logic, is now officially accredited by the NVAO as an excellent programme for the period of 2014-2020.
For more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/MScLogic/programme/accreditation.html or contact Ulle Endriss (ulle.endrissuva.nl).
Khalil Sima'an has been appointed professor of Computational Linguistics at the Faculty of Science.
For more information, see http://www.uva.nl/nieuws-agenda/nieuws/uva-nieuws/content/hoogleraarsbenoemingen/.
Prof. F. Liu (1975) has been named professor by special appointment in the Amsterdam-China Logic Chair at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Science (FNWI). This is a new chair established by the Amsterdam University Fund Foundation.
For more information, see http://www.uva.nl/en/news-events/news/professorial-appointments/item/
The Joint Research Center in Logic of the ILLC and Tsinghua University has had its official launch in China on July 2d, with a workshop followed by the Third East-Asian Summer School in Logic, Language and Computation.
The website of the joint center with its current and future activities will soon be on air officially (http://www.illc.uva.nl/Jointcenter/en/). Several Chinese news items have appeared in connection with these events:
- Tsinghua frontpage news: http://www.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/newthu/index.html
- School of Humanities news: http://news.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/news/4205/2014/20140708131031899280060/, http://news.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/news/4205/2014/20140705203019310829128/
- Changjiang ceremony: http://news.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/news/4205/2014/20140708131031899280060/
For more information, see http://news.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/news/4205/2014/20140705203019310829128/