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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

New Bulgarian University: 15th International Summer School in Cognitive Science

http://nbu.bg/cogs/events/ss2008.html

ANNOUNCEMENT 

  

The New Bulgarian University is announcing the 15th Summer School in Cognitive Science which will be held from June 30 till July 19, 2008 in Sofia, Bulgaria. 

  

The summer school features advanced courses for graduate students and young researchers in a variety of areas, including cognitive modeling, neurosciences, linguistics, psychology, and philosophy. 

  

The summer school this year will be extraordinary good and the lecturers include famous researchers and price winners like Magaret Boden, Paul Smolensky, Geraldine Legendre, Terry Regier, Brad Schlaggar, Eve Clark, Herbert Clark, Jeffrey Elman. This is a unique chance to learn about the latest developments and big challenges first hand from those who move the boundaries of the unknown in cognitive science. 

  

Decisions for admission are made on a case by case and first come first served bases. Therefore the earlier you apply the better. We have applicants from all over the world and almost half of the places in the summer school are already filled in, so hurry up! 

  

For more information: http://nbu.bg/cogs/events/ss2008.html 

e-mail: school@cogs.nbu.bg 

  

Best regards, 

  

The Organizational Team,  

  

P.S. We will be grateful if you could disseminate the information as wide as possible and if you encourage other students to apply! 

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Central and Eastern European Center for Cognitive Science 

New Bulgarian University 

21 Montevideo, Str. 

Sofia 1618 Bulgaria 

phone: (+3592) 8110401 

fax: (+3592) 8110421 

e-mail: school@cogs.nbu.bg