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Confs: Semantics of Natural and Formal Langs

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  1. Rosja Mastop, Second CfP: AC2001 - The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium

Message 1: Second CfP: AC2001 - The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium

Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2001 12:49:19 +0100
From: Rosja Mastop <r.mastophum.uva.nl>
Subject: Second CfP: AC2001 - The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium

 AC2001 - The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium - December 17-19, 2001

 Call for Registration


The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium will be held from December 17-19, 2001 at the 
Universiteit van Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Colloquia aim at bringing together 
linguists, logicians, philosophers and computer scientists who share an interest in 
the formal study of semantics of natural and formal languages. The spectrum of topics 
covered ranges from descriptive (semantic analyses of all kinds of expressions) to 
theoretical (logical and computational properties of semantic theories, philosophical 
foundations).


The program of the Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium consists of:

* General Program, which includes invited lectures by:
 Reinhard Blutner (Berlin) - Gennaro Chierchia (Milan)- Ruth Kempson (London) - 
Angelika Kratzer (Amherst)

* Workshop on Semantics and Cognition, with invited lectures by:
 Ted Briscoe (Cambridge) - Simon Garrod (Glasgow) - Jonathan Ginzburg (London) - 
Pieter Muyskens (Nijmegen)

* Workshop on Games in Language and Logic, which includes an invited lecture by:
 Rohit Parikh (CUNY) - Robert Stalnaker (MIT) - Robert Sugden (East Anglia)

* A special evening session, organized by the Evert W. Beth Foundation, which 
features the Beth Lecture given by:
 Hans Kamp (Stuttgart)

Furthermore, there are 32 contributed papers. The complete program and abstracts are 
available at the website, including information on how to get there, and possible 
accommodation. 

Following the Amsterdam Colloquium, on December 20 a one day event will take place, 
in which the Spinoza project 
Logic in Action of Johan van Benthem is closed off.

Organization

The Amsterdam Colloquia are organized every two years under the auspices of the 
Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the Universiteit van 
Amsterdam. The organizing committee of the Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium consists 
of: Robert van Rooy, Martin Stokhof, Rosja Mastop, Marjan Veldhuisen and 
Willy van Wier.


Information

For further information, contact:
 
Organizing Committee Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium
ILLC/Department of Philosophy, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Nieuwe Doelenstraat 15, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
phone:+31 20 5254531, fax: +31 20 5254503
website: http://www.illc.uva.nl/ac2001/
e-mail: ac2001wins.uva.nl
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