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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: British Logic Colloquium 2013, 4-5 Sep 2013, Leeds (U.K.)

The British Logic Colloquium (BLC) 2013 will be held at the University of
Leeds from the 5th to the 7th of September 2013, together with a
symposium (4th-5th September 2013) in memory of Sir Michael A E Dummett
FBA DLitt (1925-2011).

Speakers will include:

Dummett Day, from midday 4th September  to midday 5th September:

   Douglas Bridges (Canterbury)
   Imogen Dickie (Toronto)
   Per Martin-Loef (Stockholm)
   Michael Rathjen (Leeds)
   Ian Rumfitt (Birkbeck)
   Crispin Wright (St Andrews and New York)

British Logic Colloquium, from midday 5th  September  to midday 7 September:

   Ulrich Berger (Swansea)
   Olaf Beyersdorff (Leeds)
   Vasco Brattka (Munich)
   Kentaro Fujimoto (Bristol)
   Nicola Gambino (Palermo/Leeds)
   Charlotte Kestner (Central Lancashire)
   Jochen Knigsmann (Oxford)
   Todor Tsankov (Universite Paris Diderot)
   Jon Williamson (Kent)
   Elvira Mayordomo (Zaragosa and Iowa State)

These events will be co-funded by a Conference Grant of the London
Mathematical Society, and by the British Logic Colloquium. The Dummett
day will be part-funded by the European Research Council project "The
Nature of Representation".

It is expected that there will also be a BLC Postgraduate logic meeting
on the afternoon of September 3rd and morning of September 4th 2013.

The organising committee of the BLC:

   Andy Lewis-Pye, Dugald Macpherson, Peter Schuster (all Leeds).

The organising committee of the Dummett Day:

   Laura Crosilla, Robert Williams, Peter Schuster (all Leeds).


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