14.0053 dissertation award

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                    Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 53.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2000 22:16:41 +0100
             From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>
             Subject: FoLLI Dissertation award

    >> From: Christof Monz <christof@wins.uva.nl>

    2000 FoLLI Dissertation Award
    Call for Nominations

    The European Association for Language, Logic and Information (FoLLI) is
    inviting nominations for the 2000 edition of the FoLLI Dissertation Award
    to be awarded annually to an outstanding dissertation in the fields of
    Language, Logic and Computation.

    FoLLI gratefully acknowledges sponsorship of this prize by funds from the
    Spinoza Prize awarded to Johan van Benthem. We are happy to announce that
    an amount of 1000 EURO will be allocated to one or more award recipients.

    It is at the discretion of the Prize Committee to allocate the prize money
    to a single nominee or to divide the prize among two recipients.

    Ph.D. theses in the fields of Language, Logic and Computation by authors
    who completed the Ph.D. degree between 1/1/99 and 12/31/99.

    Submission Details
    1. A letter of nomination by the thesis supervisor. (N.B.
    Self-applications by Ph.D. holders are not possible. Each application must
    be sponsored by the thesis supervisor.)

    The letter from the student's Ph.D. advisor should verify that the degree
    was conferred between 1/1/99 and 12/31/99.

    2. Two additional letters of support, including at least one letter from a
    referee not affiliated with the academic institution that awarded the Ph.D.

    3. An abstract of the thesis, prepared by the author of the thesis and not
    to exceed five pages in length

    4. A hard copy of the dissertation

    All materials have to be sent as hard-copy to Mr. Marco de Vries, FoLLI
    Secretary, Plantage Muidergracht 24, 1018 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    Authors are advised to have their Ph.D.thesis available on the Web, if

    Submissions Deadline
    All materials have to be received by June 10, 2000.

    Prize Committee
          Anne Abeille
          Natasha Alechina
          Patrick Blackburn
          Nissim Francez
          Paul Gochet (chair)
          Valentin Goranko
          Markus Kracht
          Larry Moss
          Francesco Orilia
          Manfred Pinkal
          Christian Retore
          Rob van der Sandt

    Further Details
    Please consult the FoLLI web site at http://www.folli.uva.nl for further

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