2nd International Spring School in Psycholinguistics, Neurolinguistics and Clinical Linguistics


*** Taking into account the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases worldwide and the recommendations of the World Health Organization and the Serbian government, the Spring school has been rescheduled for October 26-30.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and look forward to welcoming you in October!

 

Dates: 20-Apr-2020 - 24-Apr-2020
Location: Novi Sad, Serbia

Focus: A one-week spring school focusing on the neurocognitive foundations of language

Description:
The Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Novi Sad (Serbia) is delighted to invite you to take part in the 2nd International Spring School in Psycholinguistics, Neurolinguistics and Clinical Linguistics to be held at the University of Novi Sad on April 20-24, 2020. The Spring School is directed at graduate and advanced undergraduate students interested in learning about the neurocognitive foundations of language, about how to make their research ideas into concrete steps towards experimental designs, how to approach data collection and how to analyse data using experimental and statistical methods. The intensive short programme (40 hours) offers 2-hour sessions at two levels (introductory and advanced) in three interrelated disciplines, taught by experts from Denmark, France, Holland, Slovenia and Serbia.

The following teachers and topics are confirmed:
Introduction to linguistics - Srdjan Popov (University of Groningen, Holland)
Stages in language acquisition - Mirjana Miric (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Serbia)
Neuroanatomy for linguists I and II - Silvia Martinez Ferreiro (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Clinical linguistics  – Silvia Martinez Ferreiro (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Visual word recognition - Dusica Filipovic Djurdjevic (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Information theory in psycholinguistics - Dusica Filipovic Djurdjevic (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Experimental methodology - Srdjan Popov (University of Groningen, Holland)
Research methodology in language acquisition - Mirjana Miric (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Serbia)
Theoretical approaches to language acquisition - Mirjana Miric (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Serbia)
The neuropsychology of name kinds - Carlo Semenza (University of Padova, Italy)
The compounding process - Carlo Semenza (University of Padova, Italy)
Hitchhiker’s guide to mixed-effect regression models  I & II - Seckin Arslan (University Cote d’Azur, France)
Programming experiments with PsychoPy - Seckin Arslan (University Cote d’Azur, France)
Introduction to neuroimaging - Christina Manouilidou (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Students who complete a minimum of 12 sessions are entitled to 3 ECT credits.

The spring school is followed on April 25th 2020 by the 8th edition of the Novi Sad workshop in Psycholinguistic, Neurolinguistic and Clinical Linguistic Research at the same venue. Attendees of the Spring school are encouraged to submit an abstract for a (poster) presentation at the workshop.

Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistis, Neurolinguistics, Clinical Linguistics

Apply by Emailnsspringschool2020@gmail.com

Application Instructions:
To be considered for attendance, send an expression of interest (see Application form in the menu left) to the email address provided before January 31 2020, setting out your reasons and motivation for wishing to attend. In case there are more expressions of interest than can be accommodated, priority will be given to graduate students with a demonstrated interest in the neurocognitive foundations of language. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by the end of January 2020.

Tuition: 100 EUR (NOTE: students of the host institution are entitled to a discount, please contact the organizers at nsspringschool2020@gmail.com)

Tuition Explanation: Registration Fee: 100 EUR to be paid before February 15, 2020 after notification of acceptance (early February 2020). The registration fee includes attendance, materials, tea/coffee, light snacks (5 days), free access to the 8th Novi Sad workshop in Psycholinguistic, Neurolinguistic and Clinical Linguistic Research to be held on April 25th at the Faculty of Philosophy.

Registration: 1-Feb-2020 to 15-Feb-2020

Contact Person: Sabina Halupka-Resetar
Emailnsspringschool2020@gmail.com

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