Divers: FoLLI Dissertation award

Philippe Blache pb at lpl.univ-aix.fr
Wed Jun 7 17:25:09 UTC 2000

From: Christof Monz <christof at wins.uva.nl>

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2000 FoLLI Dissertation Award
Call for Nominations

The European Association for Language, Logic and Information (FoLLI) is
inviting nominations for the 2000 edition of the FoLLI Dissertation
to be awarded annually to an outstanding dissertation in the fields of
Language, Logic and Computation.

FoLLI gratefully acknowledges sponsorship of this prize by funds from
Spinoza Prize awarded to Johan van Benthem.  We are happy to announce
an amount of 1000 EURO will be allocated to one or more award

It is at the discretion of the Prize Committee to allocate the prize
to a single nominee or to divide the prize among two recipients.

Ph.D. theses in the fields of Language, Logic and Computation by authors
who completed the Ph.D. degree between 1/1/99 and 12/31/99.

Submission Details
1. A letter of nomination by the thesis supervisor.  (N.B.
   Self-applications by Ph.D. holders are not possible.  Each
application must
   be sponsored by the thesis supervisor.)

   The letter from the student's Ph.D. advisor should verify that the
   degree was conferred between 1/1/99 and 12/31/99.

2. Two additional letters of support, including at least one letter from
   referee not affiliated with the academic institution that awarded the

3. An abstract of the thesis, prepared by the author of the thesis and
   to exceed five pages in length

4. A hard copy of the dissertation

All materials have to be sent as hard-copy to Mr. Marco de Vries, FoLLI
Secretary, Plantage Muidergracht 24, 1018 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Authors are advised to have their Ph.D.thesis available on the Web, if

Submissions Deadline
All materials have to be received by June 10, 2000.

Prize Committee
    Anne Abeille
    Natasha Alechina
    Patrick Blackburn
    Nissim Francez
    Paul Gochet (chair)
    Valentin Goranko
    Markus Kracht
    Larry Moss
    Francesco Orilia
    Manfred Pinkal
    Christian Retore
    Rob van der Sandt

Further Details
Please consult the FoLLI web site at http://www.folli.uva.nl for further

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