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an academic seminar
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



(1) One of the forms of study in the educational system, having as its goal the clarification and augmentation of the student’s knowledge. Students in a colloquium discuss the individual parts, divisions, themes, and problems of the course being studied (material usually not included in the subject matter of seminars and other practical forms of study) and the participants’ papers, projects, and other assignments.

(2) Scientific gatherings at which papers are heard and discussed.

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Following three colloquia were related to jubilees of three main representatives of academic centres and co-organizers of the events.
Understandably, the Colloquia had a strong impact on research in all academic centres involved, primarily on publications and promotion work development, especially on Ph.D.
It is estimated that the colloquia were the inspiration to writing 40 books, 12 habilitation theses, and around 50 successfully presented doctoral theses (in various countries).
The graph can be commented as follows: the histogram does not cover all items connected with the achievements of the Colloquia, some of the items originate from the times when abstract databases had not been in existence, and others, ex., PhD self-summaries, had not been included in such databases.
The last few years have witnessed a dramatic rise in the number of interdisciplinary conferences and colloquia, monographs, articles, and doctoral dissertations on women in France in the early modern period.
While the above conferences focus predominantly on women writers and the literary and para-literary genres they practiced, such as memoirs, letters, translations, and polemical and political pamphlets, the colloquia whose proceedings are contained in Royaume de femynie.
The proceedings of these colloquia are published by ASIC and provide full tests of all of the contributions.
Professor Jonathan Baert Wiener, who holds appointments in both the Law School and the Nicholas School of the Environment, serves as director of the Colloquia. He is assisted each year by Cummings Fellows selected from the student body for their achievements and promise in the field of environmental law.
CIP 2003 will include technical courses, colloquia, an exhibition and an industrial forum.
It also sponsors two publication series, the Studia Augustana (Tubingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag), and the Colloquia Augustana (Berlin: Akademie Verlag).
As its title suggests, the series Colloquia Augustana offers the revised texts of conferences, colloquia, and workshops that have taken place either at or in cooperation with the institute.
While Colloquia Augustina documents the institute's conferences, workshops, and colloquia, Studia Augustana presents studies that either have been written by members of the institute or revolve around Augsburg.