Amsterdam Colloquium 2007

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Amsterdam Colloquium 2007
17-19 December, 2007
The Sixteenth Amsterdam Colloquium will be held December 17 - 19 at the University of Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Colloquia aim at bringing together linguists, philosophers, logicians and computer scientists who share an interest in the formal study of the semantics and pragmatics of natural and formal languages. The spectrum of topics covered ranges from descriptive (syntactic and semantic analyses of all kinds of expressions) to theoretical (logical and computational properties of semantic theories, philosophical foundations, evolution and learning of language).

Invited Speakers

General Program:
David Beaver (University of Texas at Austin)
Patrick Blackburn (INRIA, Nancy)
Louise McNally (Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona)
James Pustejovsky (Brandeis University, Boston)
Anna Szabolcsi (NYU, New York)

Evening Lecture:
Graham Priest (University of Melbourne / University of St. Andrews)

Workshop on Uninterpretability:
Pauline Jacobson (Brown University, Providence)
Angelika Kratzer (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Important dates

Submission deadline: September 1, 2007
Notification of acceptance:    October 15, 2007
Final abstracts due: November 15, 2007
Colloquium: December 17 - 19, 2007

Collocated Event

The Sixth Paris Amsterdam Logic Meeting of Young Researchers (PALMYR-VI).


The Amsterdam Colloquia are oganized by the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the University of Amsterdam. The organizing committee of the Sixteenth Amsterdam Colloquium consists of Maria Aloni, Paul Dekker, Jeroen Groenendijk, Peter van Ormondt, Floris Roelofsen, Marjan Veldhuisen, and Hedde Zeijlstra.