[isgs] INVITATION to PhD students in Gesture & Sign :Donders Discussions

Mandana Seyfeddinipur Mandana.Seyfeddinipur at mpi.nl
Tue Apr 13 15:49:37 PDT 2010

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Subject: NGC: INVITATION to PhD students in Gesture & Sign :Donders    
Discussions From:    Asli.Ozyurek at mpi.nl
Date:    Tue, April 13, 2010 9:56 pm
To:      ngc at mpi.nl

Dear all
All PhD students in EU who work on sign and gesture related topics are
invited to apply. Supervisors are encouraged to promote their students to
take part in this very unique event
Asli Ozyurek & Miriam de Boer (Donders Discussion organizer)


This year, the Donders Discussions will take place on Thursday October
21st andFriday 22nd at the Ganzenheuvel, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. The
Donders discussions is a small scale conference organized for and by PhD
students. It aims to promote he exchange of scientific knowledge between
PhD students from different laboratories and emphasizes the importance of
discussion. This creates an optimalenvironment for networking and setting
up future collaborations between PhD
One of our discussion sessions will be about sign language and gesture. A
maximum offour speakers could give a 20 minute talk on his/her research
topic after which there is an opportunity to have a discussion with the
audience. Travel costs will be funded for speakers within the EU. If you
have suggestions or are interested to come and join us, please send a
short description of your research to
miriam.deboer at donders.ru.nl.

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