CALL FOR REGISTRATION: ESSLLI 2001 (Helsinki, Finland)

Ahti Pietarinen
Tue, 27 Feb 2001 14:46:33 +0200 (EET)

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          13th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information
                                   ESSLLI 2001

                             University of Helsinki
                               August 13-24, 2001


=09=09** Early registration deadline: 30 April 2001 **


The 13th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI'=
will take place at the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, during tw=
weeks in August, from August 13 until 24.

The ESSLLI Summer Schools are organised under the auspices of FoLLI
(, the European Association for Logic, Language and

The main focus of the European Summer Schools is the interface between
linguistics, logic and computation. Foundational, introductory and advanced
courses, workshops and special events cover a wide variety of topics within
six areas of interest:

  * Logic
  * Language
  * Computation
  * Logic and Language
  * Logic and Computation
  * Language and Computation

The number of courses offered is over 50. Previous summer schools have been
highly successful, attracting around 500 students from Europe and elsewhere=
The school has developed into an important meeting place and forum for
discussion for students, researchers and IT professionals interested in
the interdisciplinary study of Logic, Language and Information. In addition
to courses, workshops and evening lectures there will be a Student Session
and a social program.


The full scientific program can be found at our home page. Evening
Lectures are given by

 * Edward L. Keenan "Spinoza Lecture" (UCLA)
 * Yannis Moschovakis "Vienna Circle Lecture" (UCLA)
 * Keith Devlin (Saint Mary's College, California)
 * Jaakko Hintikka (Boston & Helsinki)
 * Bonnie Webber (Edinburgh)


There are currently several Calls for Workshop Papers. Please visit our
home page for detailed information.


By plane to Helsinki airport and then a 30-minute nonstop coach or taxi
service to the main railway station. From the railway station 5-minute walk
to the university.

A gateway between East and West, the city of Helsinki (population 1M) is
the capital of Finland and one of the nine European Cities of Culture for
the millennium. It is located at the warm and sunny south coast of Finland,
within an easy reach from the main airports worldwide, or inside Europe by
car or regular train services, or using the ferry services operating within
the Baltic region.

The scientific program of ESSLLI'01 will be held in the University Main
Building, located on the University city campus at the very centre of
Helsinki. The accommodation will be arranged at the University Summer Hotel
close to the city campus. The accommodation includes sauna and breakfast.


ESSLLI 2001 is now open for registration. The registration fee for students
is just ECU 190, for scholars ECU 350, and for industrial affiliates ECU 60=
Please visit our home page for the on-line registration form and detailed

** Early registration deadline: 30 April 2001 **

All participants will get a letter of invitation to facilitate the procedur=
of getting a visa.


There will be a limited number of grants available, to partially support
travel, registration and accommodation for ESSLLI'01. Instructions for
grant applications are found at our home page.

** Deadline for grant applications: 31 May 2001 **


During ESSLLI, special "Finnish for Foreigners" language courses will be
organised, as well as various excursions and other social events. Helsinki
Summer School ( will offer special deals fo=
ESSLLI participants who want to choose some of their courses and earn


The Association for the Mathematics of Language will stage its annual meeti=
(MoL7) in conjunction with ESSLLI'01 in Helsinki, in the weekend preceding
ESSLLI in August 10-12, and the affiliated Formal Grammar Conference will b=
held in conjunction with the Mathematics of Language Conference. ESSLLI
participants are entitled to reduced registration fees.


    Marcus Kracht=09 (Chair) <>
    Jouko V=E4=E4n=E4nen=09 (Logic)
    Bonnie Webber=09 (Language)
    Claude Kirchner=09 (Computation)
    Michael Moortgat=09 (Logic and Language)
    Steffen H=F6lldobler   (Computation and Logic)
    Claire Gardent=09 (Language and Computation)


Please visit ESSLLI'01 Home Page


for updated information concerning the scientific program, registration fee=
and procedures, grants, accommodation, satellite events, and other practica=
information. For further enquiries concerning ESSLLI'01, please contact the
Organising Committee at <>, or write to

  ESSLLI 2001 Secretariat
  C/o Department of Philosophy
  P.O. Box 24
  00014 Helsinki University

ESSLLI'01 is organised by the Department of Philosophy (coordinator), the
Department of Mathematics, the Department of General Linguistics, and the
Department of Computer Science at the University of Helsinki.


    Gabriel Sandu=09(Chair, Philosophy)
    Jouko V=E4=E4n=E4nen=09(Mathematics)
    Fred Karlsson=09(General Linguistics)
    Ilkka Niiniluoto=09(Philosophy)
    Martti Tienari=09(Computer Science)
    Ahti Pietarinen=09(Philosophy, secretariat) <>