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Conceptuccino

Concepts, as a subject of discussion since antiquity, are central to human cognition and therefore a core topic of cognitive science and essential to our understanding of the human mind. In the past decades, research on concepts has been carried out in a variety of fields (ranging from psychology over linguistics to artificial intelligence) and from a variety of perspectives. However, most of this research has been conducted independently or between a restricted selection of neighboring disciplines. In order to arrive at a more holistic understanding of concepts, it is crucial to have a higher awareness and familiarity with approaches from other disciplines. The current situation therefore calls for a broader education of young researchers that also encompasses related fields of study.

Conceptuccino used to be the name of an informal reading group on concepts at the Institute of Cognitive Science. Taking it from there, we aim to establish this website as a platform for all interested concept researchers. This website features links to relevant research projects and publications, an interdisciplinary mailing list, and a series of workshops.

News

  • 19.11.2018: The video recordings of the lectures are now available.
  • 07.06.2018: The workshop schedule is now online. We received 33 submissions and are glad that we were able to accept 9 of them for oral presentation and 12 for poster presentation.
  • 14.05.2018: We are happy to report that we have received 76 applications for the CARLA Summer School. We were only able to accept 25 applicants, but the high number of applications shows that there is a great interest in this topic.
  • 08.03.2018: Call for abstracts for our CARLA workshop (Deadline: May 20)
  • 08.03.2018: Call for participation for our CARLA Summer School (Deadline: April 30)
  • 05.03.2018: Funding for our CARLA Summer School has been approved!
  • 25.01.2018: Our website is going online

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