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Call for Applications 2020


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 2020.


1) We invite contenders to submit an unpublished paper in logic written in English between 10 and 30 pages long.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'2021 congress, 2–7 April 2021, in Kolympari (Crete), Greece. 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. – Due to epidemiological circumstances, UNILOG is postponed to 2022, with the same venue!

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).



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

✧ Institute of Philosophy in Zagreb

✧ University of Rijeka – Centre for Logic and Decision Theory


Members of the Prize Jury:
Tajana Ban Kirigin (University of Rijeka),

Srećko Kovač (Institute of Philosophy in Zagreb, president of the Croatian Logic Association),

Tin Perkov (University of Zagreb),
Nenad Smokrović (University of Rijeka),

Majda Trobok (University of Rijeka).


The prize is awarded to

Zvonimir Šikić, University of Zagreb

with the paper 'Kneale's natural deductions as a notational variant of Beth's tableaus'.

Logic Prize 2018.

Winner: Tin Perkov, University of Zagreb.

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