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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Two PhD student positions in formal semantics and pragmatics, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS


Two PhD positions in formal semantics and pragmatics

 The Institute for Logic, Language, and Computation (ILLC) has two PhD 
positions available as part of the larger ERC interdisciplinary ESSENCE 
project on the grounding of a shared semantics, which is one of the Marie 
Curie Initial Training Networks. Prof. Dr. Robert van Rooij is the 
principle investigator of this project in Amsterdam, and will also be the 
supervisor of both PhD candidates. One successful candidate is expected to 
work on (the evolution of) Categorization, the other on Pragmatics (in 
particular on social constraints on succesful communication).

 Application deadline: 15 Decembe r 2013. For more information, contact 
Robert van Rooij (r.a.m.vanRooij@uva.nl) or