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FYI: O-Hayo Sensei #5, ESSLLI97 grants

Author: editor

FYI Body: The current issue #5 (3/16/97) of O-Hayo Sensei, the free,
twice-monthly e-mail newsletter of teaching jobs in Japan, is now
available. This issue contains listings for entry-level and tenured
positions at universities, public schools, and conversation schools;
articles and job-hunting tips; and a free ad classified section for
readers to exchange information.

Receive the current issue free by sending an e-mail message with the
text string " get issue" in the body of the message to
<<issue@ohayosensei.com> The complete issue will be e-mailed back to
you within a few hours.

Or, you can visit the WWW site at <<http://www.ohayosensei.com> for a
preview and more information.

Good luck!

Lynn Cullivan

Editor, O-Hayo Sensei


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European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information

Aix-en-Provence, France, August 11 - 22, 1997


| Request for a Student Grant |

Deadline : May 30th

Several student grants will be available for ESSLLI'97. They will
cover the registration fees. A selection will be done according to the
following criteria :

- the student's motivation,
- the economic situation of the country and the institution.

Some extra criteria will be taken into account according to the number
of requests, and in particular :

- an accepted paper to the ESSLLI'97 student session,
- a presentation during one of the ESSLLI'97 workshops.

Moreover, the recommendation of the student by senior researchers will
be a plus.

The application must be sent before May 30th either by e-mail, fax or
surface mail to:

LPL - Universiti de Provence
29, Avenue Robert Schuman
F-13621 Aix-en-Provence
til: +33 (0) 442.95.20.73
fax: +33 (0) 442.59.50.96
e-mail : esslli97@lpl.univ-aix.fr

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