The workshop is a satellite of Computability in Europe 2016, which will be held in Paris from June 27 to July 1, 2016.

The workshop will follow Swamplandia 2016: Meta-arithmetical results and their philosophical meaning, which will be held at the same location from May 30 to June 1, 2016.

Invited Speakers

Uri Andrews, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Laurent Bienvenu, CNRS, l’Université Montpellier

Liesbeth De Mol, CNRS, Université de Lille 3

Valentina Harizanov, George Washington University

Matthew Harrison-Trainor, University of California, Berkeley

Jeffry Hirst, Appalachian State University

Takayuki Kihara, University of California, Berkeley

Lars Kristiansen, Universitetet i Oslo

Ludovic Patey, Université Paris Diderot–Paris 7

Sam Sanders, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Universiteit Gent

Noah Schweber, University of California, Berkeley

Andrea Sorbi, Università di Siena

Alexandra Soskova, Sofia University


Joseph S. Miller, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Antonio Montalbán, University of California, Berkeley

Paul Shafer, Universiteit Gent

Andreas Weiermann, Universiteit Gent


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Auditorium A of the "Faculteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte" building at the address

Blandijnberg 2
B9000 Gent


Blandijnberg 2 is accessible by:
- Foot (it is a 15-20 minute walk from the city center);
- Tram Line 1 stops Verlorenkost and Veergrep;
- Bus 5 stop Blandijnberg.

Accommodation and tourist information

The Visit Gent website at is full of information on everything Ghent. The site also contains many accommodation options.

Hotel ibis Gent Centrum Opera is on Tram Line 1, is a 10 minute walk from the workshop, and is a 10 minute walk from the city center.

A few of Paul's visitors have also enjoyed staying at Hotel Gravensteen Ghent.

Traveling to Ghent

Ghent has different names in different languages: "Gent" in Dutch, "Ghent" in English, and "Gand" in French. This is important to know if you are traveling from France (especially if you are buying your ticket in France), where they usually only use the French name "Gand."

The main train station in Ghent is called:
- "Gent-Sint-Pieters" in Dutch;
- "Ghent-Saint-Peter's" in English;
- "Gand-Saint-Pierre" in French.

Once you reach the station, you can take Tram Line 1 towards the city center (centrum).

If you are traveling internationally by train (most likely from Paris), you will get a better price (and an assured place) by buying your ticket in advance. The trip from Paris takes 2-2.5 hours depending on the route.

A common route from Paris is to change trains in Lille. If you go this way, be sure that you buy tickets that arrive in and depart from the same station in Lille. There are two stations in Lille, and you may be offered tickets that arrive in one station and depart from the other.

If you are flying to Brussels Airport, there is a train station in the airport and you can buy a ticket to Ghent on the spot.

Things to watch out for:
- Some trams in Ghent announce the stops, and some do not.
- "Genk" with a "k" is a different city entirely; do not go to Genk by mistake!

Outing to Bruges (Brugge)

Paul will organize an outing to Bruges on Sunday, July 3.

If you are interested in joining, please email Paul.

(More information about Bruges.)


If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to email Paul.