Information for students

EPICUR European University course on Argument-Checking and Critical Thinking

Together with their Polish colleagues Mariusz Urbanski and Maciej Ras, LANCAR members Jean Wagemans and Federico Gobbo will teach an EPICUR European University course on Argument-Checking and Critical Thinking. Please note: the new application deadline is 27 June 2022.

You can find the course description and registration form here.

Tutorials, research internships, and (R)MA theses 

MSc Logic

Wednesday the 11th of May 2022 there will be an information meeting for students in the Master of Logic program at the University of Amsterdam. Federica Russo and Jean Wagemans will give a presentation about the research projects students can carry out under their supervision.

For more info, see Argument-Checking: Computational analysis of natural arguments or download the following presentation:

RMA Linguistics and Communication, MA General Linguistics, MA Language and Society

Friday the 3rd of December 2021 there will be a research fair for students in language and linguistics programs at the University of Amsterdam. The fair will be held from 3pm until 5pm and can be joined via ZOOM. Members of the LANCAR group will give presentations about the topics described below.


Second Semester 2021-2022

Visual Rhetoric — José Plug and Jean Wagemans are teaching the honours module ”Visual Rhetoric”.

First Semester 2021-2022

From Fact-Checking to Argument-Checking — Federica Russo and Jean Wagemans are teaching the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) honours module “From fact-checking to argument-checking“. The module is available for students enrolled in the Honours Programme of the University of Amsterdam and the VU Amsterdam. MORE INFO

Sommersemester 2021

Argumentation in the WildColin Guthrie King and Jean Wagemans are teaching a course on argumentation at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Heidelberg. The course is entitled “Argumentation in the Wild” and follows the set-up of a textbook with the same title to be published by MIT Press. MORE INFO