The 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (Evolang IX) will be held in the historical city of Kyoto, Japan, from the 13th to 16th of March 2012.
The Hurford Prize
The Hurford Prize is awarded to the presenter of the best student oral presentation at EVOLANG IX. The winner is Ms. Tessa Verhoef. She won the prize for her excellent and stimulating presentation of "Holistic or Synthetic Protolanguage: Evidence from Iterated Learning of Whistled Signals", co-authored with Dr. Bart de Boer and Dr. Simon Kirby.
Kudos to Tessa!
This prize is kindly supported by Oxford University Press.