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We organise interdisciplinary forums where simulating talks are followed by discussions from young scholars with various backgrounds.

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69 upcoming talks and 3384 talks in the archive: show first 500.

Indo-European Seminar

Hieroglyphic Luwian masterclass

Tea served from 4.15

UserWillemijn Waal, Leiden.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Learning and testing compositionality

UserElia Bruni, University of Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 11:00-12:00

Children's Literature

Fantasy and the Anthropocene

UserProf Brian Attebery, University of Glasgow.

HouseMary Allan Building room 104, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 16:00-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Probabilistic Typology: Deep Generative Models of Vowel Inventories

UserRyan Cotterell, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Geometric MCMC for infinite-dimensional Bayesian Inverse Problems

UserAlexandros Beskos, University College London .

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Natalie Sebanz, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

Creativity in the languages classroom: Learners' responses to literary text

UserDr.Linda Fisher, University of Cambridge , Professor Suzanne Graham, Reading University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 28 January 2019, 17:00-18:30

Indo-European Seminar

1st Reading seminar: Harm Pinkster’s Oxford Latin Syntax

Tea served from 4.15

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Queering the Art Classroom

UserTabitha Millett, IoE, University College London.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Topic-Aware Convolutional Neural Networks for Extreme Summarization

UserShashi Narayan, University of Edinburgh / Google.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserSylvain Sardy, Université de Genève.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Human olfaction at the intersection of language, culture and biology

UserProfessor Asifa Majid, Professor of Language, Communication, and Cultural Cognition, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Indo-European Seminar

Italic religious dedications: between local traditions and Graeco-Roman influences

Tea served from 4.15

UserMaria José Estaran University of Zaragoza.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Children's Literature

Giving Comics Back to Children

UserProfessor Laurence Grove, University of Glasgow.

HouseMary Allan Building room G10, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Chaucer Club

Testosterone and human gender development

UserMelissa Hines (Dept of Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 15:30-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserPiotr Mirowski, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserGerda Claeskens, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven .

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Set to change? Lifespan factors influencing neurocognitive trajectories and plasticity

UserProfessor Kristine Beate Walhovd, Professor of Neuropsychology, University of Oslo.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

The Listening Zones of NGOs: Languages and cultural knowledge in development programmes

There will be a drinks reception after the seminar

UserProfessor Hilary Footitt, University of Reading.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 11 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Understanding Source Code using Natural Language and Graph Neural Networks

UserMiltos Allamanis, Microsoft Research.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserBotond Szabó, University of Leiden.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Animal models of episodic memory

UserProfessor Jonathon D. Crystal, Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserDong Nguyen, University of Edinburgh & Alan Turing Institute.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserDavy Paindaveine, Université Libre de Bruxelles.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

In search for the cognitive foundations of Euclidean geometry

UserVéronique Izard, Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition Center, CNRS & Université Paris Descartes.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Researching LGBTQ+ Issues: Building Community

UserCharlotte Allen, Frank Frangeskou, Becky Moses, Lucian Stephenson.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockMonday 25 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Indo-European Seminar

Early Latin to Neo-Latin: Festus and Scaliger

Tea served from 4.15

UserAnna Chahoud Trinity College, Dublin.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Teaching Artificial Agents to Understand Language by Modelling Reward

UserEdward Grefenstette, Facebook AI Research.

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning multi-domain dialogues

UserPaweł Budzianowski, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserChenlei Leng, University of Warwick.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Indo-European Seminar

A Roman ‘folk model’ of courage: animus and metaphor

Tea served from 4.15

UserBill Short University of Exeter .

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2019, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserRaoul-Gabriel Urma, Kevin Lemagnen, Sahan Bulathwela, Cambridge Spark.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserKostas Zygalakis, University of Edinburgh.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Top-down vs. bottom-up? Effects of prediction and attention on sensory processing and perception

UserHeleen A. Slagter, PhD, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience VU University Amsterdam.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 16:30-17:30

Chaucer Club

Far beyond the back of the brain

UserPeter Hagoort (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 15:30-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserKanako Komiya, Ibaraki University, Japan.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserAaron Zhao, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserHeather Battey, Imperial College London.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 16:00-17:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserJulie Josse, École Polytechnique.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Second Language Education Group

How can usage-based SLA invigorate language education?

User Professor Lourdes Ortega, Georgetown University, Washington, USA .

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserKarina Vold, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserHarry van Zanten, University of Amsterdam.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserMasoumeh Dashti, University of Sussex.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserElchanan Mossel (MIT).

HouseMR12.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2019, 16:00-17:00

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