LINGUIST List 26.2497

Fri May 15 2015

Summer Schools: Language and Brain Pathology / Moscow, Russia

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 15-May-2015
From: Anna Laurinavichyute <>
Subject: Language and Brain Pathology / Moscow, Russia
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Language and Brain Pathology / Moscow, Russia

Host Institution: National Research University Higher School of Economics
Coordinating Institution: National Research University Higher School of Economics

Dates: 24-Aug-2015 - 26-Aug-2015
Location: Moscow, Russia

Focus: This year the Summer School will be devoted to various brain pathologies leading to language disorders.

Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

The school program will include three days of invited talks and two poster sessions. An introductory day will be devoted to the presentation of general information on language and its structure, brain substrates supporting
language processing, and neuroimaging of language pathologies. The second day of the school will be dedicated to aphasia and its clinical presentations. The third day will be focused on language pathology in neurosurgery.

Over the course of three days, attendees will gain knowledge about different brain pathologies and become more familiar with associated linguistic deficits and methods of diagnosis.

All relevant information about the summer school can be found at our website:

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

Tuition: 0 USD

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 15-Jun-2015
The authors of the three best poster session submissions will be offered up to $500 USD to cover travel expenses.

Financial Aid Instructions:
To apply for travel costs reimbursement, you must submit an abstract for the Summer School poster session by 15 June via the registration page:

Registration: 15-May-2015 to 10-Aug-2015

Contact Person: Anna Laurinavichyute

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
10 August 2015 is the registration deadline. Registration for the school is free but obligatory.

To submit an abstract for poster session and apply for travel expenses reimbursement, you must register by 15 June.

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