LINGUIST List 14.303

Wed Jan 29 2003

Calls: Cognitive Science/Language Research

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  1. fschmalh, European Cognitive Science Conference, Germany
  2. Rachael-Anne Knight, Postgraduate Conference in Language Research, UK

Message 1: European Cognitive Science Conference, Germany

Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 05:10:11 +0000
From: fschmalh <>
Subject: European Cognitive Science Conference, Germany

European Cognitive Science Conference

Short Title: EuroCogSci03
Location: Osnabrueck, Germany 
Date: 09-Sep-2003 - 13-Sep-2003 
Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2003

Web Site:
Contact Person: Franz Schmalhofer
Meeting Email:
Linguistic Subfield(s): Cognitive Science 

Meeting Description: 

Dates: Sept 10 through Sept 13, 2003 (Main Conference)
 Sept 9 (noon) - Sept 10 (noon) Tutorials
 at the University of Osnabrueck / Germany

EuroCogSci03 is jointly organized by the Cognitive Science Society,
the premier society for basic and applied cognitive science research
(see and the German Cognitive
Science Society (Gesellschaft fuer Kognitionswissenschaft, GK, see as a major event gathering leading cognitive
scientists in Europe.

We encourage researchers especially from Europe and from across the
world to submit their high quality work, attend EuroCogSci03, meet
with European researchers and practitioners and update their knowledge
about the latest scientific progress made in Cognitive Science.

The website of the conference is:

Plenary speakers and invited symposia participants:

Michel Fayol / Clermont Ferrand
Rainer Goebel / Maastricht
Arthur Graesser / Memphis
Pim Haselager / Nijmegen
Alan Lesgold / Pittsburgh
Hanspeter Mallot / Tuebingen
Laura Martignon / Berlin
Joelle Proust / Paris
Hans Rott / Regensburg
Elsbeth Stern / Berlin
Ipke Wachsmuth / Bielefeld
Sidney Wiener / Paris
York Winter / Munich

This conference will particularly feature showcases of Cognitive
Science in Europe. Institutes with prominent work in Cognitive Science
from within Europe are asked to succinctly describe their facilities,
major research topics and the contributing scientists in a two-page
summary. Positively reviewed submissions will be printed in the
conference proceedings and a respective poster is to be presented at
the conference.

The submission categories and deadlines are:

March 1, 2003
* Six-page papers. Refereed papers for publication in
Proceedings. These will be presented as traditional talks or posters.

* Symposia. Complete proposals for a 90 minute symposium on current
research topics. Proposals should list participants and moderator, and
include a one-page summary of the topic.

* Tutorials. Submissions on topics of major importance in Cognitive
Science are requested for half-day tutorials (to be held on Sept. 9
afternoon or Sept. 10 morning) or full-day tutorials (Sept. 9
afternoon AND Sept. 10 morning).

April 30, 2003
* Notification of acceptance for papers, symposia and tutorials.

May 9, 2003
* Poster Abstracts submission. One page abstracts can be submitted and
will be reviewed. Accepted posters will be presented at the conference
and will appear in the Proceedings.

May 30, 2003
* Camera ready papers and abstracts must be provided and conference
fees must be paid.

Franz Schmalhofer / University of Osnabrueck
Richard Young / University of Hertfordshire

Please address all correspondence to

For further information, see the conference website:
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Message 2: Postgraduate Conference in Language Research, UK

Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 15:28:34 +0000 (GMT)
From: Rachael-Anne Knight <>
Subject: Postgraduate Conference in Language Research, UK

Final Call for Papers

The University of Cambridge
First Postgraduate Conference in Language Research
Saturday, 26 April 2003
Cambridge, UK


The University of Cambridge First Postgraduate Conference in Language
Research (CamLing) is organised with the support of the newly founded
University of Cambridge Institute of Language Research (CILR). We
invite postgraduate students to submit abstracts for oral and poster
presentations on ANY topic of linguistic interest.

Abstract submission deadline: 	14 February 2003
Notification of acceptance: 		14 March 2003
Registration deadline:			11 April 2003
Conference date:			26 April 2003


Abstract submission guidelines are available at If you have any queries,
please contact Stavroula Kousta on Electronic
submissions by e-mail are preferred. If e-mail is not available,
abstracts may be sent in hard copy to the following address:

Department of Linguistics
Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge, CB3 9DA

We aim to publish accepted submissions in the CamLing Proceedings.

All the information above as well as updates and contact details can
be found at the conference website:

We are grateful for the support of the Linguistics Association of
Great Britain (LAGB).

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