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22nd October 2014

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Philosophy Placement Seminar

22 Oct 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Nick Treanor
Topic: "CV workshop"

English Language Research Group Seminar

22 Oct 2014 14:10 – 15:00

Discussion: R.A.Blythe & W. Croft. 2012. S-curves and the mechanisms of propagation in language...

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

22 Oct 2014 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Dr Ellen Fridland (King's College London)
Title: "Motor Control: Handling Conditions...

23rd October 2014

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European Perspectives on Dementia Research

23 Oct 2014 09:30 – 12:30

The Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Centre will be hosting a symposium in association with...

The P-workshop

23 Oct 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Alice Turk in collaboration with Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel (MIT)
Topic: A sketch of an...

Historical Phonology Reading Group

23 Oct 2014 14:10 – 15:00

Reading: Hill, Nathan (2014) 'Grammatically Conditioned Sound Change.' Language and Linguistics...

Linguistic Circle

23 Oct 2014 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Chris Cummins (University of Edinburgh)
Title: ""The unicorn does not exist": dealing...

Meta Reading Group

23 Oct 2014 16:10 – 18:00

Reading: Berit Brogaard (2012), Transient Truths: An Essay in the Metaphysics of Propositions,...

24th October 2014

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Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar

24 Oct 2014 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Nathan Sheff
Title: "Naturalizing Group Belief"

Abstract: This paper applies the...

Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

24 Oct 2014 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Angela de Bruin (University of Edinburgh)
Topic: "Bilingualism and executive...

DisAbility Research Edinburgh (DARE)

24 Oct 2014 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Dr Colin Cameron (Northumbria University)
Title: 'Emancipatory Principles for Doing...

27th October 2014

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Glasgow Skeptics

27 Oct 2014 19:00 – 21:30

Lies, Cover-Ups Theft and Death: Just Another Day in the Office. The Psychology of Corporate...

28th October 2014

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Sociolinguistics Reading Group

28 Oct 2014 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: Ogden, Richard. 2012. Making sense of outliers. Phonetica 69(1-2): 49-67

29th October 2014

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Study Skills Workshop

29 Oct 2014 13:00 – 14:00

Dissertation Preparation
In the fourth year you have the option of writing an independent...

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

29 Oct 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speakers: Katie Keltie and Tillmann Vierkant
Topic: "Applying to PhD programmes"

Study Skills Workshop

29 Oct 2014 14:15 – 15:15

Dissertation Preparation (Study Abroad - Skype)
In the fourth year you have the option of writing...

Epistemology Research Group

29 Oct 2014 15:30 – 17:00

Speaker: Michael Blome-Tillmann (McGill University and University of Cambridge)
Title: 'TBA'

Models in Science and Cognition Reading Group

29 Oct 2014 16:30 – 17:30

Reading: Muller et al (2012), "Modeling modeling modeling" (PDF).

30th October 2014

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Developmental Phonology Reading Group

30 Oct 2014 12:10 – 13:00

Reading: TBA

Celtic Linguistics Reading Group

30 Oct 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Reading: Kennard, Holly. J. 2014. The persistence of verb second in negative utterances in...

Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Debates

30 Oct 2014 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Dr Chris Timpson (University of Oxford)
Title: "Timelike experimental metaphysics:...

31st October 2014

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Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

31 Oct 2014 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Claire Sergent (CNRS, Paris)
Topic: "TBA"

5th November 2014

Short Events

Study Skills Workshop

5 Nov 2014 12:00 – 14:00

Exam Preparation
Led by one of our postgraduate tutors, this workshop will help you think about...

Philosophy Placement Seminar

5 Nov 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Duncan Pritchard and Francesca Micol Rossi
Topic: "Impact and Outreach"

Language Variation and Change Research Group

5 Nov 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Ryan Hamilton (University of Edinburgh), 'Is anyfing going on here? A study of TH-fronting in an...

Meaning and Grammar Research Group

5 Nov 2014 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Ronnie Cann (LEL)
Topic: Indexicality and binding: construing personal pronouns in English

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

5 Nov 2014 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Dr Louise Richardson (University of York)
Title: "TBA"

6th November 2014

Short Events

Historical Phonology Reading Group

6 Nov 2014 14:10 – 15:00

Reading: Round, Erich (2011) 'Function word erosion which is not a frequency effect: On...

Linguistic Circle

6 Nov 2014 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: David Green (University College London)
Title: "Language control in bilinguals:...

Meta Reading Group

6 Nov 2014 16:10 – 18:00

Reading: Berit Brogaard (2012), Transient Truths: An Essay in the Metaphysics of Propositions,...

7th November 2014

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Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar

7 Nov 2014 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Adam Binder
Title: "TBA"

Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

7 Nov 2014 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Bonnie Auyeung (University of Edinburgh)
Topic: "TBA"

11th November 2014

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Sociolinguistics Reading Group

11 Nov 2014 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: TBA

12th November 2014

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Study Skills Workshop

12 Nov 2014 13:00 – 14:00

Online Learning Resources
Advice about how to use online learning resources, such as Philpapers...

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

12 Nov 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Duncan Pritchard
Topic: "Getting published"

English Language Research Group Seminar

12 Nov 2014 14:10 – 15:00

Speaker: Dr David Tizon-Couto (University of Vigo)
Title: TBA

Epistemology Research Group

12 Nov 2014 15:30 – 17:00

Speaker: Victor Tadros (University of Warwick)
Title: 'TBA'

13th November 2014

Short Events

Developmental Phonology Reading Group

13 Nov 2014 12:10 – 13:00

Reading: TBA

Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Debates

13 Nov 2014 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Prof Margaret Morrison (University of Toronto)
Title: "What is the role of fictions in...

14th November 2014

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Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

14 Nov 2014 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Alexa Morcom (University of Edinburgh)
Topic: "TBA"

Visiting Speaker Philosophy Seminar

14 Nov 2014 16:30 – 18:00

Speaker: Paolo Santorio (The University of Leeds)
Title: 'TBA'

18th November 2014

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Psychology Seminar

18 Nov 2014 17:15 – 18:15

Title: "TBA"
Speaker: Iain McGillchrist (Isle of Skye)

19th November 2014

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Study Skills Workshop

19 Nov 2014 12:10 – 14:00

Honours essay writing
Building on your pre-honours experience of writing essays, this will help...

Meaning and Grammar Research Group

19 Nov 2014 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Bethany Lochbihler (LEL)
Topic: Feature inheritance of discourse features in...

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

19 Nov 2014 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Dr Maja Spener (University of Birmingham)
Title: "TBA"

20th November 2014

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Historical Phonology Reading Group

20 Nov 2014 14:10 – 15:00

Reading: Hinskens, Frans, Hermans, Ben & van Oostendorp, Marc (2014) 'Grammar or lexicon. Or:...

Linguistic Circle

20 Nov 2014 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: George Walkden (University of Manchester)
Title: TBA"

Meta Reading Group

20 Nov 2014 16:10 – 18:00

Reading: Berit Brogaard (2012), Transient Truths: An Essay in the Metaphysics of Propositions,...

21st November 2014

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Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar

21 Nov 2014 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: TBA
Title: "TBA"

Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

21 Nov 2014 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Sangeet Khemlani (Naval Research Lab, Washington D.C.)
Topic: "TBA"

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