De Nederlandse Vereniging voor Logica & Wijsbegeerte der Exacte Wetenschappen

De Nederlandse Vereniging voor Logica & Wijsbegeerte der Exacte Wetenschappen
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Annual VvL Seminar 2023


The VvL will hold a in-person joint seminar organized by Utrecht University. The event is inspired by the departmental logic seminars that are organized at each university, and aims to unify the universities for a collaborative seminar. Besides hosting a main speaker, the seminar will also be the location of the award ceremony of the VvL MSc Thesis Prize winners, who will give a short presentation of their thesis.

Main speaker: Dragan Doder (Utrecht University)

MSc Thesis Prize winners: Rodrigo Almeida (supervisors: Nick Bezhanishvili and Tommaso Moraschini), Søren Brinck Knudstorp (supervisors: Johan van Benthem and Nick Bezhanishvili), Raoul Koudijs (supervisor: Balder ten Cate)

Date & Time: December 8, 2023, 14:30-17:30

Location: The Sweelinckzaal at Drift 21, room 0.05, Utrecht. For visitors from outside the UU, please go to the university library at Drift 27 and proceed through the lobby to the back exit to reach the other Drift buildings.

14:30-14:40: Opening and Welcome Remarks
14:40-14:50: Brief Presentation on the work of the VvL
14:50-15:50: VvL lecture by Natasha Alechina
15:50-16:10: Coffee Break
16:10-16:20: Remarks by the VvL Master thesis awards committee
16:20-17:20: MSc Thesis Prize presentations (3x20mins)
17:20-17:30: Award Ceremony and Closing Remarks

Local organizers: Colin Caret & Johannes Korbmacher

There is no cost for attending the seminar, but to help with organization, please register your attendance using the online form linked below. An optional dinner will follow the event in the Westerdijkkamer of the Academiegebouw (42 euros per person). If you would like to join for dinner you may indicate this in the registration form.


Previous edition: Annual VvL Seminar 2022


Main speaker: Sonja Smets

MSc Thesis Prize winners: Anna Dmitrieva (supervisor: Nick Bezhanishvili & Tommaso Moraschini), Maximilian Siemers (supervisor: Aybüke Özgün), Dominik Wehr (supervisor: Bahareh Afshari)

Date & time: December 8, 2022, 15:00-17:30

Location: Jantina Tammes Zaal, 4th floor of the University Library in the centre, Broerstraat 4, 9712 CP Groningen.

REGISTRATION: There is no cost for attending the seminar, but to help with the organization, please register your attendance, and indicate if you would like to join the drinks and dinner by filling in this form. If you plan to join drinks and dinner, then please register before the end of Monday 5 Dec 2022.

15:00-15:05: Opening
15:05-15:10: Welcome
15:10-16:00: VvL lecture (Sonja Smets)
16:00-16:15: Coffee break
16:15:-16:25: Words from VvL Master thesis awards committee
16:25-17:25: MSc Thesis Prize presentations (3x20mins)
17:25-17:30: Award ceremony, closing & transfer to borrel location