LT-44244 Kaunas, Lithuania
This is the call for papers for the 13th World Congress of Semiotics, to be held on June 26-30, 2017 at the International Semiotics Institute of Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania. The congress will take place in the premises of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities of the aforementioned university, in A. Mickevičiaus Street 37, Kaunas. THEME The theme of this edition of the congress is “Cross-Inter-Multi-Trans”, the focus being “relations”, “interactions”, “contaminations” in semiotic theories as well as social and biological processes. In addition, as 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Lithuanian semiotician Algirdas J. Greimas, submissions and sessions focused on his work and legacy will be also very welcome. More info here DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS November 30, 2016. If your abstract is approved by the scientific committee, you shall receive the official acceptance letter within January 31, 2017 (as proof to obtain funding from your home institutions). More info here PROPOSAL SUBMISSION Each submission should contain: (1) Surname, Name of the author (always put surname first, the way you want it to appear in the alphabetical order); (2) Your affiliation (including country); (3) Your email; (4) Title (and, if needed, subtitle) of the paper; (5) An abstract of max. 1300 characters; (6) Max. 5 keywords; (7) A short bionote of max. 1000 characters. The proposals must be written by following this Template. Proposals written in free form will not be accepted. When saving the file, please name it as suggested by the template file. E.g.: Abstract_Smith, Abstract_Fernandez, Abstract_Wang, etc. The proposals shall be sent to email@example.com. Proposals sent to other addresses will not be considered. More info here FEES The participation fees for the congress can be found here, which should be paid to the bank account of the congress no later than February 28, 2017. After this date, the participation fee will be raised until April 30. After that date, registrations will not be accepted. The fee includes: (1) full access to every activity of the congress, (2) material and services during the congress, (3) all the coffee breaks, (4) all the events of the social program (except for the optional ones), (5) participation to the opening ceremony and welcome buffet, (6) farewell toast. The congress does not pay travel or accommodation expenses except for the main IASS-AIS board members and the keynote speakers. More info here PROCEEDINGS The proceedings of the congress will be published in a peer-reviewed anthology. More info here LANGUAGES The accepted languages of the congress and the publication are five: the official ones of the IASS-AIS, English, French, Spanish and German, plus the language of the organizing country, Lithuanian.
Dario Martinelli - International Semiotics Institute (http://isisemiotics.eu)