August 26-29 2009, Gárdony Balatonszemes

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The Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is pleased to announce the Tenth Symposium on Logic and Language, to be held on August 26-29, 2009 in Gárdony Balatonszemes, Hungary.

The 2009 meeting is the tenth installment of the Symposium series, which is designed to provide a forum where logicians and linguists can meet to share and discuss ideas and issues about how linguistics and logic influence each other, with the aim of promoting a fruitful cooperation. Preceding symposia took place in Debrecen (1987), Hajdúszoboszló (1989), Révfülöp (1990), Budapest (1992), Noszvaj (1994), Budapest (1998), Pécs (2002), Debrecen (2004), and Besenyőtelek (2006).

The organizers invite papers that analyze the interpretation of all kinds of expressions in natural languages by formal means, or investigate the logical and computational properties or philosophical foundations of semantic theories.

 

Invited speakers:

Donka Farkas (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Stefan Kaufmann (Northwestern University)

Thomas Ede Zimmermann (Universitaet Frankfurt).

 

Contact:

contact address: lola10@nytud.hu

 

Recent news:

The proceedings is to be found here.

Detailed instructions for submitting papers and the LaTeX style files can be found here.

As a result of the worldwide financial crisis, the planned venue (Hotel Gárdony) went bankrupt, therefore the conference has been relocated, it will take place in Balatonszemes, Hungary. The new venue of the meeting is Hotel Szemes situated on the south coast of Lake Balaton. Thanks to the similarity of prices, the registration fee has not changed.