Causality in the language sciences

Confirmed speakers

  • Tanmoy Bhattacharya(Santa Fe Institute, USA)
  • Balthasar Bickel(University of Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Morten H. Christiansen(Cornell University, USA)
  • Dan Dediu(Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands)
  • Michael Dunn(Uppsala University, Sweden)
  • T. Florian Jaeger(University of Rochester, USA)
  • Gerhard Jaeger(Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany)
  • Anne Kandler(City University London, United Kingdom)
  • Terry Regier(University of California, Berkeley, USA)
  • Richard Sproat(Google, Inc., USA)

Date and Location

April 13 - 15, 2015
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig
Germany
see travel instructions

Organizing Committee

  • Damián Blasi, MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences and MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany)
  • Jürgen Jost, MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig (Germany)
  • Peter Stadler, Leipzig University, Interdisciplinary Centre for Bioinformatics (Germany)
  • Russell Gray, MPI for Human History, Jena (Germany)
  • Bernard Comrie, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany)
  • Stephen C. Levinson, MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen (Netherlands)
  • Nihat Ay, MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig (Germany)
  • Sean Roberts, MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen (Netherlands)
  • Leonardo Lancia, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany)

External Scientific Committee

  • Ewa Dabrowska, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom)
  • Nick Enfield, University of Sydney, Sydney (Australia)
  • Simon Greenhill, Australian National University, Canberra (Australia)
  • Martin Haspelmath, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany)
  • Steve Piantadosi, University of Rochester, Rochester (USA)
  • Maria Polinsky, Harvard University, Cambridge (USA)
  • Søren Wichmann, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany)

Conference email

To contact the organizers please use this email address.

Administrative Contact

Antje Vandenberg
MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences
Contact by Email

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