Call for Applications 2017

Members of the Croatian academic community who are working in logic in any of its aspects (philosophy, mathematics, computer science, artificial intelligence, linguistics, cognitive science, etc.) are invited to apply for the Juraj Dragišić / Georgius Benignus Prize  in logic for 2017.

1) We invite contenders to submit an unpublished paper in logic written in English between 10 and 30 pages long.

2) Contenders should be affiliated to a Croatian academic institution (university, public research institute, the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts). There are no restrictions regarding age, sex, or nationality.

3) The award-winning paper will be published in the highly ranked journal Logica Universalis (Springer, Birkhäuser). The paper will be presented at the UNILOG'2018 congress, 16-26 June, in Vichy, France. Travel costs will be covered by the Croatian organizers, while the accommodation and congress fee will be provided by UNILOG. This support is awarded to the author or one of the co-authors of the winning paper.

4) The winner(s) will receive a monograph on Juraj Dragišić / Georgius Benignus (c. 1445-1520) and selected papers by Croatian logicians Vladimir Devidé (1925–2010) and Vladimir G. Kirin (1928–2000).

5) Deadline for paper submission: 31 January 2018, zvonimir.sikic@fsb.hr or skovac@ifzg.hr.




Georgii Benigni Salviati Artis dialectices praecepta vetera ac nova, Ragusii congestum, Romae ... tersum, expolitum, ac ... editum, 1519

Georgii Benigni de Salviatis ... Dialectica nova, Florentiae 1488/89

Organizers of the Prize

Croatian Logic Association

✧ Centre for Logic, Methodology, and Decision Theory (University of Rijeka)
✧ Institute of Philosophy in Zagreb
✧ Reseach Centre for Logic, Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (University of Split)

Members of the Prize Jury:

Zvonimir Šikić, president of the Croatian Logic Association (University of Zagreb)
Srećko Kovač (Institute of Philosophy in Zagreb)
Nenad Smokrović (University of Rijeka)
Mladen Vuković (University in Zagreb)
† Berislav Žarnić (University of Split)