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LINGUIST List 23.5252

Fri Dec 14 2012

Summer Schools: 1st International Winter School on Evolution, Module on Language Evolution/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Kristen Dunkinson <kristenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 13-Dec-2012
From: Nathalie Gontier <nlgontierfc.ul.pt>
Subject: 1st International Winter School on Evolution, Module on Language Evolution
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Host Institution: Universidade de Lisboa
Website: http://evolutionschool.fc.ul.pt/winter/index.html

Dates: 11-Mar-2013 - 15-Mar-2013
Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Focus: All courses are taught at a level accessible to Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral students in the exact, life, human and sociocultural evolutionary sciences. Bachelor (licentiate) students can enroll as well, but they have to motivate their candidacy.
Minimum Education Level: MA

Description:
We are happy to inform you that registration is now open for the 1st International Winter School on Evolution. Courses are open to international Master, PhD and Post-doctoral students in the exact, life, human and sociocultural evolutionary sciences.

About the Courses:

From Monday to Friday, parallel sessions are organized whereby visiting staff provide a 10-hour course (2 hours a day) on critical aspects of biological and sociocultural evolution. The courses are centered around the modules described below.

All courses are taught at a level accessible to Master, PhD and post-doctoral students in the exact, life, human and sociocultural evolutionary sciences. Students of evolutionary biology, microbiology, paleontology, evolutionary linguistics, evolutionary anthropology, and philosophy of biology will especially benefit from these courses.

Students will be provided a mandatory reading list which will form the basis of lectures and discussions. There are neither examinations nor paper assignments.

You can enroll for a specific module (therefore following a 30-hour course on the subject) or you may choose three courses of your specific interest. Please be aware that after January 15th, 2013, the registration fee increases significantly.

Places are limited, we therefore advise you to enroll as quickly as possible.

About the Winter School:

The School is organized by the Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab of the Centre for Philosophy of Science of the Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon, in collaboration with Ciência Viva and with the support of the John Templeton Foundation.

Download Our Poster:

http://evolutionschool.fc.ul.pt/winter/docs/winter.pdf

Subscribe to the Winter School Mailinglist:

http://eepurl.com/n2ELH

Further Information:

http://evolutionschool.fc.ul.pt

http://appeel.fc.ul.pt

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Tuition: 350.00 EUR
Registration: 10-Oct-2012 to 15-Feb-2013
Contact Person: Nathalie Gontier

Apply on the web: http://evolutionschool.fc.ul.pt/winter/sub/reg/form.php

Registration Instructions:
You can enroll for a specific module (therefore following a 30-hour course on the subject) or you may choose three courses of your specific interest.

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