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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

Registration now open: Minds & Societies Summer Institute

http://www.summer08.isc.uqam.ca/

*** REGISTRATION NOW OPEN / EARLY REGISTRATION FEE UNTIL APRIL 15 ***

The Cognitive Sciences' Institute organizes a Summer Institute to which you can register and receive three (3) credits towards your degree. 

Entitled Minds and Societies, the 2008 Summer Institute will again address an important current topic in cognitive science: social cognition. 

The Institute is gathering leading researchers on the interface and transition between individual ideas and minds and collective, distributed ones (biosocial psychology, cognitive anthropology, social neuroscience, distributed cognition, extended mind philosophy, etc.). 

We hope that all will be stimulated by this confluence of perspectives. Confirmed speakers include (alphabetically): Daniel Batson, Paul Bloom, Richard Byrne, Angelo Cangelosi, Rosaria Conte, Daniel Dennett, Terrence Deacon, Merlin Donald, Shimon Edelman, Christian Fellbaum, Rob Goldstone, Philip Jackson, Frank Keil, Andrew Meltzoff, lisabeth Pacherie, Jesse Prinz, Deb Roy, Rebbeca Saxe, Barry Wellman, and many more (see our web site: http://www.summer08.isc.uqam.ca/).

Our first Summer Institute in Cognitive Science brought together more than 150 local and international participants who met and exchanged ideas on the topic of categorization. It was a great success according to all involved, and has spawned an authoritative 32-chapter text on the matter, the Handbook of Categorization in Cognitive Science, Cohen and Lefebvre (eds.) (2005), Elsevier.

The advantages of a Summer Institute:

*    Classes given by top researchers in their field;
*    Meeting high caliber foreign students who share your interests;
*    Networking;
*    Several related activities which will help develop your knowledge of related fields (poster session http://www.er.uqam.ca/nobel/eteisc/ocs/custom/cfp-socialCognition.pdf, thematic dinners, etc.);
*    A PhD level course during the summer (which can be rare in some faculties);
*    Getting 3 credits in ten days (+ a paper at your leisure during the summer);


The registration process contains one or two steps according to whether you want to obtain credits or not.

1.    Anyone wishing to attend the Summer Institute must fill in the form on our web site and pay the course fee: http://www.er.uqam.ca/nobel/eteisc/ocs/index.php/eteisc/SS2008/schedConf/registration 
2.    If additionally you wish to receive credits for attendance and:

*    You are a PhD student from the Universit du Qubec  Montral: See your department's graduate study advisor (or his/her assistant) and register to one of these classes:

*    DIC938H-01. Cognition Sociale
*    PHI9026. Sujets spciaux
*    LIN9950. Sminaires thmatiques
*    PSY9517. Problmes contemporains en psychologie sociale

*    You are a Master's level student from the Universit du Qubec  Montral: Please write to us (summer08.isc@uqam.ca) or speak with your graduate program director. The summer Institute welcomes all graduate students and will adjust required coursework to reflect the student's level.
*    You are a student from a Canadian university: Please contact our registrar's office: franco-canada@regis.uqam.ca.
*    You are a student from the US and abroad: You will simply have to complete a form upon arrival to be admitted as an independent student.



Note that, depending of your situation, additional registration costs may be charged by UQAM or your own university in order to get these credits.





Please visit our web site to consult the latest program and for any additional information concerning the Summer Institute:
http://www.summer08.isc.uqam.ca/

The organizing committee. 
The Minds and Societies Summer Institute in Cognitive Science
summer08.isc@uqam.ca