BLC Newsletter January 2014


BRITISH LOGIC COLLOQUIUM
Registered Charity No 275541

http://www.blc-logic.org

President           Professor H Dugald MacPherson [Leeds]
Vice-President      Professor Philip Welch [Bristol]
Treasurer           Dr Charlotte Kestner [Lancashire]
Secretary           Dr Paulo Oliva [London]
                    Dr Ulrich Berger [Swansea]
                    Professor Alexandre Borovik [Manchester]
                    Dr Peter Schuster [Leeds]

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Contents:
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 1) 7th Annual Cambridge Graduate Conference on the Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic
 2) Conference celebrating Philip Welch's 60th birthday
 3) Algebra and Coalgebra meet Proof Theory - ALCOP 2014
 4) 21st Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation - WoLLIC 2014
 5) Peter Geach's obituary

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7th Annual Cambridge Graduate Conference on the Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic
**CALL FOR REGISTRATION**

Call for Registration for the Seventh Annual Cambridge Graduate Conference
on the Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic: 18th - 19th January 2014.

The conference will be held in St. John's College, Cambridge. There will be
two keynote speakers and six talks from graduate students on a variety of
topics in the Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic, broadly construed. The
graduate papers will have respondents, and the talks will be followed by
open discussion.

The keynote speakers this year are Ofra Magidor (Oxford) and Kit Fine (NYU).

To register for the conference please follow the link on the website:
http://www.phil.cam.ac.uk/events/camb-grad-conf-2013

Registration will close on Friday the 3rd of January 2014.

For any questions about the conference or registration, please contact the
conference organisers, Lukas Skiba and Fiona Doherty, at
cam.phil.grad.conf@googlemail.com.

We would like to thank the Analysis Trust, the Aristotelean Society, the
British Logic Colloquium, the British Society for the Philosophy of Science,
the Mind Association and the School of Arts and Humanities of the University
of Cambridge for their generous support of the conference.

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In celebration of Philip Welch's 60th birthday, a conference will take place on 22-23
March 2014 at the University of Bristol.

Confirmed speakers at the conference are:

John Steel (Berkeley)
Hugh Woodin (Harvard)
Menachem Magidor (Jerusalem)
David Aspero (UEA)
Peter Koellner (Harvard)
Volker Halbach (Oxford)
Hannes Leitgeb (Munchen)
Peter Koepke (Bonn)

The meeting is supported by the Heilbronn Institute at Bristol, the School of Mathematics,
and the British Logic Colloquium.

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Algebra and Coalgebra meet Proof Theory - ALCOP 2014

This will take place in Queen Mary, University of London on 15-16 May 2014. 

Invited speakers:
 - Samson Abramsky
 - Corina Cirstea
 - Bart Jacobs
 - Sara Negri
 - Michael Rathjen

http://wollic.org/wollic2014

http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/~pbo/workshops/ALCOP2014.html

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21st Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation - WoLLIC 2014

This will take place in Valparaiso, Chile on 1-4 September 2014. 

Invited speakers:
 - Veronica Becher
 - Joha Kontinen
 - Aarne Ranta
 - Kazeshige Terui
 - Luca Vigano
 - Thomas Wilke

Important dates:
 - March 24th : Paper title and abstract
 - March 28th : Full paper
 - May 2nd : Author notification
 - May 15th : Final version deadline

http://wollic.org/wollic2014

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Peter Geach's obituary

Professor Geach's obituary has been published in the Guardian. It’s available online
here:

http://www.theguardian.com/education/2013/dec/26/peter-geach

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