LINGUIST List 23.2755|
Mon Jun 18 2012
Calls: Biolinguisitcs, Primate Communication, Cog Sci, Discipline of Ling/Portugal
Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee
From: Nathalie Gontier <nathalie.gontiervub.ac.be>
Subject: From Grooming to Speaking
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Full Title: From Grooming to Speaking
Date: 10-Sep-2012 - 12-Sep-2012
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact Person: Nathalie Gontier
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://cfcul.fc.ul.pt/linhas_investigacao/Philosophy%20of%20Life%20Sciences/int_col/index.htm
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discipline of Linguistics; Linguistic Theories
Other Specialty: Biolinguistics, Primate Communication
Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2012
The Centre for Philosophy of Science of the Faculty of Science of the Portuguese University of Lisbon is organizing a 3-day international colloquium entitled 'From Grooming to Speaking: Recent Trends in Social Primatology and Human Ethology', on September 10-12, 2012.
(Note: Due to wide interest, we added an additional day to the program, so the conference will be held from September 10-12, 2012.)
Johan Bolhuis, Constança Carvalho & Luis Vicente, Augusta Gaspar, Nathalie Gontier, Mary Lee Jensvold, Simone Pika, Tim Racine, Jeroen Stevens, Jordan Zlatev
Abstracts of the talks are now available online.
Nathalie Gontier (chair), Dutch Free University of Brussels, Belgium
Olga Pombo, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal
2nd Call for Papers:
Deadline for submissions is June 30, 2012.
We call for primatologists, ethologists, anthropologists, sociobiologists, evolutionary, cognitive and comparative psychologists, biolinguists, evolutionary linguists, bio-ethicists, philosophers and historians of science, to provide talks on:
1. Historical reviews on the introduction and use of primate studies to acquire knowledge on the origin and evolution of communication and language
2. Methodologies of primate communication and language research
3. Theories on primate communication and the evolution of language
4. Ethical issues in social primatology and human ethology
Abstracts can be sent to Ricardo Santos: rssantosfc.ul.pt.
The author of the best abstract will be awarded a Springer Book Voucher for the worth of 180 euro (200 USD). And a selection of talks will be published in an anthology for the Springer Book Series 'Interdisciplinary Evolution Research'.
Rod Bennison, Rudie Botha, Massimiliano L. Cappuccio, Daniel Dor, Luc Faucher, Nathalie Gontier (chair), David Leavens, Robert Lickliter, Jorge M.L. Marques da Silva, Mark Nelissen, Eugenia Ramirez Goicoechea, Emanuele Serrelli, Chris Sinha, James Steele, Ian Tattersall, Natalie Uomini, Arie Verhagen, Luis Vicente
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