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AISB event Bulletin Item

WORKSHOP: "Proper Names: Philosophical and Linguistic Perspectives", 3-4 Sep 2011, GERMANY


Workshop "Proper Names: Philosophical and Linguistic Perspectives" Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Georg-August-Universitt Gttingen, Goettingen (Germany)

Programme
Saturday, 3 September
09:15 - 09:30 DOLF RAMI (London/Gttingen) & MARK TEXTOR (London): 
Welcome/Introductory
09:30 - 11:00 MARK SAINSBURY (Austin): The Same Name 11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break 
11:30 - 13:00 ROBIN JESHION (Riverside): Names not Predicates 
14:00 - 15:30 ORA MATUSHANSKY (Utrecht): The famous detective Sherlock Holmes, Adam Smith the politician, and other illustrious names 
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break 16:00 - 17:30 DOLF RAMI (London/Gttingen): Names and Naming 
17:30 - 17:45 Break
17:45 - 19:15 GIUSEPPE LONGOBARDI (Trieste): How universal is DP?

Sunday, 4 September
09:15 - 10:45 KENNETH TAYLOR (Stanford): Names and Other Devices of Explicit Co-Reference
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:45 EMAR MAIER (Groningen): Proper names as improper indexicals
14:15 - 15:45 STEFANO PREDELLI (Nottingham): Meaningful Names
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 - 18:15 STEPHEN BARKER (Nottingham) & MARK TEXTOR (London): Names and Referential Trees
18:15 - 18:30 Break
18:30 - 20:00 HANS KAMP (Stuttgart): Proper Names as Reference Devices in Verbal Communication.

The workshop will take place in the historic observatory.
For more information, please visit the conference website: 
http://propernounsandpredicates.wordpress.com
Places are strictly limited and registration required.
Contact e-mail for registration: Turan.Lackschewitz@zvw.uni-goettingen.de

Organisation: Christian Beyer ( University of Gttingen/Lichtenberg-Kolleg Gttingen), Dolf Rami 
(King's College London/University of Gttingen) and Mark Textor (King's College London)
in cooperation with Lichtenberg-Kolleg Gttingen.