LINGUIST List 29.3912

Wed Oct 10 2018

Summer Schools: Spring School ''Language and Music in Cognition''

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 09-Oct-2018
From: Lena Pagel <>
Subject: Spring School ''Language and Music in Cognition''/Germany
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Host Institution: University of Cologne
Coordinating Institution: University of Cologne

Dates: 02-Feb-2019 - 08-Feb-2019
Location: Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Focus: The international Spring School will focus on the cognitive systems language and music.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

The Spring School "Language and Music in Cognition: Integrated Approaches to Cognitive System" offers lectures given by experts in different research areas.

The topics include:

- Marr’s three levels and Tinbergen’s four questions
- Syntax, prosody, and dance
- Human neurogenetics and comparative genomics
- Evo-devo and niche construction
- Action and social cognition
- Computational neurocognitive modeling

In addition to the lectures, there will be workshops, group work sessions, discussion sessions, and a poster session. Applicants are invited to contribute their own work to the poster session.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                      Cognitive Science
                      Computational Linguistics

Tuition: 0 EUR
Registration: 08-Oct-2018 to 30-Nov-2018
Contact Person: Rie Asano

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
Those who wish to participate in the spring school must submit a CV and a motivation letter via the online application form. Successful applicants will receive a notification of acceptance by mid December 2018. Applicants are also invited to submit an abstract for poster presentation (optional). Notifications regarding the poster presentations will also be sent by mid December. The spring school is open for Bachelor and Master students, PhD students, and Post-doc researchers.

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