Biolinguistics Initiative Barcelona

Biolinguistics Initiative Barcelona: August 2012

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

ICREA symposium poster

Here is the poster (courtesy of designer Celia Alba) for our previously announced October symposium
on biolinguistics. 

Stay tuned for more details.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Suggested summer reading

Just out!

Monday, August 6, 2012

Mark your calendar: ICREA International Symposium on Biolinguistics, Oct. 1-3, 2012.

On the first three days of October, our Biolinguistics initiative will be hosting the ICREA International Symposium on Biolinguistics. The meeting, sponsored by the Catalan Institute for Advanced Studies (ICREA), and organized by Cedric Boeckx, will take place at the Aula Magna of the Universitat de Barcelona (historic building).  The meeting, open to the public (no registration fee required), will provide an interdisciplinary forum focused on the biological foundations of the human capacity for language. It will bring together eminent scholars in cognitive science, ethology, genetics, neuroscience, comparative psychology, theoretical linguistics, philosophy of mind, paleoneurology, robotics, paleogenomics, and more. Here is an alphabetical list of invited participants:

-Albert Bastardas (U. Barcelona, ICREA Academia program)
-Luca Bonatti (ICREA/U. Pompeu Fabra)
-Emiliano Bruner (CENIEH, Burgos)
-Ruth de Diego Balaguer (ICREA/U. Barcelona)
-Tecumseh Fitch (U. Vienna)
-Koji Fujita (U. Kyoto)
-Judit Gervain (CNRS, U. Paris Descartes)
-Toni Gomila (U. Balearic Islands)
-Kleanthes Grohmann (U. Cyprus)
-Simon Kirby (U. Edinburgh)
-Carles Lalueza-Fox (U. Pompeu Fabra)
-Kazuo Okanoya (U. Tokyo)
-Christophe Pallier (CNRS/INSERM-CEA, Paris)
-Antoni Rodriguez-Fornells (ICREA/U. Barcelona)
-Joana Rossello (U. Barcelona)
-Douglas Saddy (U. Reading)
-Wendy Sandler (U. Haifa)
-Ricard Sole (ICREA/U. Pompeu Fabra; Santa Fe Institute)
-Luc Steels (ICREA/U. Pompeu Fabra)
-Sonja Vernes (Max Planck, Nijmegen)
-Charles Yang (U. Pennsylvania)

In addition to these invited talks, members of our Biolinguistics Inititative and their collaborators will present posters featuring their recent works.
The complete program will be up on this blog at the beginning of September.

 See you all there!