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Wed Feb 24 2016

FYI: E. W. Beth Dissertation Prize, 2016

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 24-Feb-2016
From: Ian Pratt-Hartmann <>
Subject: E. W. Beth Dissertation Prize, 2016
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E. W. Beth Dissertation Prize, 2016: Call for Nominations

Since 2002, FoLLI (the Association for Logic, Language, and Information, has awarded the E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize to outstanding dissertations in the fields of Logic, Language, and Information. We invite submissions for the best dissertation which resulted in a Ph.D. degree awarded in 2015.

Who qualifies:

Nominations of candidates are admitted who were awarded a Ph.D. degree in the areas of Logic, Language, or Information between January 1st, 2015 and December 31st, 2015. Theses must be written in English; however, the Committee accepts submissions of English translations of theses originally written in other languages, and for which a PhD was awarded in the preceding two years (i.e. between January 1st, 2013 and December 31st, 2014). There is no restriction on the nationality of the candidate or on the university where the Ph.D. was granted.


The prize consists of:

-a certificate
-a donation of 2500 euros provided by the E.W. Beth Foundation
-an invitation to submit the thesis (or a revised version of it) to the FoLLI Publications on Logic, Language and Information (Springer).

How to submit: See
Queries: Ian Pratt-Hartmann (

Important dates:

Deadline for Submissions: May 9, 2016
Notification of Decision: July 18, 2016
ESSLLI summer school: August 15 - 26, 2016

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

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