20–22 November 2019, Göteborg, Sweden
Circularity in Syntax and Semantics


Circularity in Syntax and Semantics is dedicated to aspects of circularity and ill-foundedness in formal methods. The purpose of the meeting is to gather together researchers who study and/or utilise these phenomena from different perspectives such as provability, formal reasoning, construction, computation and complexity. As well as invited speakers there will be sessions for contributed talks.

Topics of interest include (but are not restricted to):

We are proud to announce that the 2019 Lindström Lectures will be held in connection with CiSS and delivered by Johan van Benthem. For more information see Lindström lectures webpage.


The conference will also feature contributed talks. For information about submitting a contributed talk see below.



Registration will be open in due course; there will be no registration fee.

Contributed talks

We invite submissions for contributed talks on topics related to the theme of the meeting. These can be on published results or work in progress. Submissions via the EasyChair conference page: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ciss2019.

Abstracts should be compiled using the EasyChair LaTeX class and are limited to 3 pages including references (12pt, 2cm margins).

ASL student travel grants

The meeting is sponsored by the Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL) and student ASL members may apply for (limited) ASL travel funds. Applications should be submitted directly to ASL no later than 21 August, 2019. Details for applications can be found at https://aslonline.org/meetings/student-travel-awards. Please note that being a ASL member is a strict requirement for making an application.




The meeting will be held at the University of Gothenburg (Lorensberg Campus) close to the city centre.

Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science
University of Gothenburg
Olof Wijksgatan 6
412 55 Gothenburg


Programme committee

Local organisers

Bahareh Afshari, Paul Gorbow, Mattias Granberg Olsson, Graham Leigh

Contact for enquiries: bahareh.afshari@gu.se