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November 2013 Events

1st November 2013

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English Language Research Group Seminar

1 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Philip Miller & Barbara Hemforth (University of Paris, Diderot campus)
Title: Verb...

Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

1 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Hugh Rabagliati (University of Edinburgh)
Topic: "Understanding and...

Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar

1 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Elspeth Jajdelska
Title: "The Experience of Verbal Art"

Abstract: 'Verbal art' is the...

4th November 2013

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Cognitive Ageing Journal Club

4 Nov 2013 12:30 – 13:30

Speaker: David Dickie
Discussing: Elveback, Guillier & Keating (1970). Health, normality and the...

Historical Phonology Reading Group

4 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Reading: Kiparsky, Paul (to appear) 'Phonologization.' In Honeybone, P. & Salmons, J. (eds) The...

Epistemology Reading Group

4 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Reading: Zagzebski, Linda. 2004. "Epistemic Value and the Primacy of What We Care About"....

Psychology Seminar

4 Nov 2013 17:15 – 18:15

Title: "Phonological errors what do they tell us about aphasia, language processing and...

5th November 2013

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Edinburgh Aphasia Interest Group

5 Nov 2013 13:45 – 16:00

Speaker: Dr Cristina Romani (Aston University, Birmingham)
Topic: "Apraxia of Speech"

6th November 2013

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Sociolinguistics Reading Group

6 Nov 2013 12:10 – 13:00

Reading: Devyani Sharma and Lavanya Sankaran (2011). Cognitive and social forces in dialect...

Computational Mind Reading Group

6 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Reading Chapter 15: S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach....

Philosophy Placement Seminar

6 Nov 2013 15:30 – 16:30

Speaker: Suilin Lavelle
Topic: "Teaching Dossiers"

Meaning and Grammar Research Group

6 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Prof Mark Steedman (School of Informatics)
Topic: A Computational Approach to Meaning...

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

6 Nov 2013 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Jillian Craigie (University College London)
Title: "Mental capacity, neurodiversity...

7th November 2013

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PsychStats

7 Nov 2013 14:10 – 15:00

Speaker: René Mōttus (Psychology, University of Edinburgh)
Topic: Do well-fitting (never mind...

Meta Reading Group

7 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Reading: Huw Price et al. (2013) Expressivism, Pragmatism and Representationalism Cambridge:...

8th November 2013

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English Language Research Group Seminar

8 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Thijs Lubbers (University of Edinburgh)
Topic: How to Analyse a 'How to'-Text: a...

Edinburgh Women in Philosophy Group

8 Nov 2013 14:30 – 15:15

Barbara Sattler (University of St Andrews) talks to the Edinburgh Women in Philosophy Group...

Visiting Speaker Philosophy Seminar

8 Nov 2013 16:10 – 18:00

Speaker: Barbara Sattler (University of St Andrews)
Title: What is doing the explaining? And...

Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

8 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Sharon Abrahams (University of Edinburgh)
Topic: "Carry on Screening: Update on the...

11th November 2013

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PURE Academic Training Session

11 Nov 2013 12:00 – 14:00

Come and join us for a PURE training session aimed at PPLS academic and research staff in PPLS...

Epistemology Reading Group

11 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Reading: Klein, Peter. 2012. "What Makes Knowledge the Most Highly Prized Form of True Belief?",...

Psychology Seminar

11 Nov 2013 17:15 – 18:15

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SEMINAR
Title: "Technology-mediated crimes against children"
Speaker: Ethel...

12th November 2013

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Language Evolution and Computation

12 Nov 2013 11:10 – 12:30

Speaker: Marieke Schouwstra
Title: "Semantic structure and emerging conventions in silent...

13th November 2013

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Computational Mind Reading Group

13 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Reading Chapter 16: S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach....

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

13 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Dave Ward
Topic: "How to Write a PG Research Proposal"

Epistemology Research Group

13 Nov 2013 15:30 – 17:00

Speaker: Matthew Benton (University of Oxford)
Title: 'TBA'

Meaning and Grammar Research Group

13 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Laura Sterian (LEL)
Topic: Obligatory Resumption In Iraqi Arabic

Abstract: Previous...

14th November 2013

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Psychology Lunchtime Group Discussion Series

14 Nov 2013 12:30 – 14:00

Research Infrastructure meeting (Brown Bag lunch)

Come and help craft Psychology’s...

The P-workshop

14 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Rosey Billington (University of Melbourne)
Topic: The sound system of Lopit

Abstract:...

Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Debates

14 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Dr Guido Bacciagaluppi (Philosophy, University of Aberdeen)
Title: "Quantum Logic and...

Meta Reading Group

14 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Reading: Huw Price et al. (2013) Expressivism, Pragmatism and Representationalism Cambridge:...

Linguistic Circle

14 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Valerie Hazan (University College London)
Title: "The development of clear speech...

15th November 2013

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Developmental Phonology Reading Group

15 Nov 2013 12:10 – 13:00

Reading: Payne, E., Post, B., Astruc, L., Prieto, P., & del Mar Vanrell, M. (2012). Measuring...

Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

15 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Jonas Lindeløv
Topic: "How effective is cognitive training?"

Abstract: Who wouldn't...

Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar

15 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Alfred Archer
Title: "Supererogation, Obligation and Sacrifice"

Abstract: It is often...

18th November 2013

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Cognitive Ageing Journal Club

18 Nov 2013 12:30 – 13:30

Speaker: Tom Booth (University of Edinburgh)
Discussing: Allostatic Load: The concept and...

Developmental Linguistics

18 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Mike Sharwood Smith
Title: 'The complex relationship between feeling and acquiring with...

Epistemology Reading Group

18 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Reading: Klein P. & Ginet C. (2005), "Is Infinitism the Solution to the Regress Problem?",...

19th November 2013

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Language Evolution and Computation

19 Nov 2013 11:10 – 12:30

Speaker: Olga Feher
Topic: "The elimination of unpredictable variation is dependent on speaker...

Public lecture by Peter Fosl

19 Nov 2013 16:00 – 17:00

Public lecture by Professor Peter Fosl (Chair of Philosophy, Transylvania University, Kentucky)
...

20th November 2013

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Sociolinguistics Reading Group

20 Nov 2013 12:10 – 13:00

Reading: Rampton, B. (2013), Styling in a Language Learned Later in Life. The Modern Language...

Computational Mind Reading Group

20 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Reading Chapter 17: S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach....

Philosophy Placement Seminar

20 Nov 2013 15:30 – 16:30

Speaker: Nick Treanor
Topic: "CV workshop"

Meaning and Grammar Research Group

20 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Dr Hannah Rohde (LEL)
Topic: Pronouns: Reconciling production and interpretation biases...

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

20 Nov 2013 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Komarine Romdenh-Romluc (University of Nottingham)
Title: "Habit and...

21st November 2013

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PsychStats

21 Nov 2013 14:10 – 15:00

Speaker: Alex Doumas
Topic: Computational modeling.

Abstract: In the broadest sense, a...

Meta Reading Group

21 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Reading: Huw Price et al. (2013) Expressivism, Pragmatism and Representationalism Cambridge:...

Linguistic Circle

21 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Gillian Ramchand (University of Tromsø)
Title: "Minimalism and Cartography"
Note:...

22nd November 2013

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Postgraduate Open Day

22 Nov 2013 10:00 – 18:30

Whether you are new to Edinburgh or already a student here, our Postgraduate Open Day is an...

Visiting Speaker Philosophy Seminar

22 Nov 2013 16:10 – 18:00

Speaker: Fraser Macbride
Title: Does Truth-Maker Methodology Rest Upon a Mistake?

Abstract:...

Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

22 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Ben De Haas (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London)
Topic:...

25th November 2013

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Cognitive Ageing Journal Club

25 Nov 2013 12:30 – 13:30

Speaker: Mônica Yassuda (University of Sao Paulo)
Discussing: Sociodemographic influences on...

Developmental Linguistics

25 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Mits Ota (work with Mary Stewart, Catherine Dickie and Alex Petrou)
Title: 'Lexical...

Historical Phonology Reading Group

25 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Reading: Bermúdez-Otero, Ricardo (2011) Expanded version of section 2 of: Bermúdez-Otero,...

Epistemology Reading Group

25 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Reading: Stanley, J & Williamson, T. 2001. "Knowing How", Journal of Philosophy, 98 (8):411-444.

Psychology Seminar

25 Nov 2013 17:15 – 18:15

Title: "The spatial representation of number"
Speaker: Sandie Cleland (Aberdeen...

26th November 2013

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Language Evolution and Computation

26 Nov 2013 11:10 – 12:30

Speaker: Alan Nielsen
Title: "Motivated vs. conventional systematicity: Implications for...

St Andrews Day Lecture 2013 (CCACE)

26 Nov 2013 17:00 – 18:30

Speaker: Professor Randall Engle (School of Psychology, Georgia Tech and Psychology, University...

27th November 2013

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Computational Mind Reading Group

27 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Reading Chapter 15: S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach....

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

27 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Dumb Question Competition
Presenters: Mike Ridge and Nick Treanor

Language Variation and Change Research Group

27 Nov 2013 13:10 – 14:00

Reading: Temple (draft) "Rethinking (t,d)." (PDF)

Epistemology Research Group

27 Nov 2013 15:30 – 17:00

Speaker: Jessica Brown (University of St Andrews)
Title: 'Evidence and epistemic...

Meaning and Grammar Research Group

27 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Prof Gillian Ramchand (University of Tromsø)
Topic: A Pronominal Theory of Situations:...

28th November 2013

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40th Language at Edinburgh Lunch

28 Nov 2013 13:15 – 14:15

The Language at Edinburgh Lunch is a bi-monthly opportunity to present your work to an...

Roundtable on gender issues in science

28 Nov 2013 15:10 – 16:00

Roundtable on gender issues in science with Dr Jane Calvert (STIS, University of Edinburgh), and...

Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Debates

28 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Dr Jane Calvert (Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, University of Edinburgh)
...

Linguistic Circle

28 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Peter Sells (University of York)
Title: "The interplay of syntax and semantics in East...

Philosophy Think Tank

28 Nov 2013 17:30 – 18:30

This event brings outstanding junior philosophers from around the world to Edinburgh to present...

29th November 2013

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Developmental Phonology Reading Group

29 Nov 2013 12:10 – 13:00

Reading: Lew-Williams, C., & Saffran, J. R. (2012). All words are not created equal:...

Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

29 Nov 2013 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Sarah MacPherson (University of Edinburgh)
Topic: "Effects of Age on Bi- and...

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