Centre for Cognitive Semiotics (CCS)

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University


Upcoming Conferences, Schools, Lectures, and Calls for Papers:

  • 31 March 2014: Origin and Evolution of Language (special issue of Humana.Mente) - Submissions of up to 40,000 characters should be sent via e-mail to:
    francesco.ferrettiuniroma3it  and ines.adornettigmailcom.
  • 2-7 June 2014: The Role of Humanities in Contemporary Society: Semiotics, Culture, Technologies: 1st International Congress of Numanities "ICoN", organized by the International Semiotics Institute in Kaunas, Lithuania.  Call for papers and further information:
  • 3-6 June 2014: The 15th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law (IRSL 2014): Legal Interpretation in Practice of International Courts and Tribunals. Abstracts of max. 300 words by February 28th, 2014 to Joanna Jemielniak (, Anne Lise Kjær (, and Anne Wagner ( Selected papers will be invited for publication in a special issue of the International Journal for the Semiotics of Law or an edited volume in the series Law, Language and Communication from Ashgate, or both.
  • 12-13 June 2014:The 11th Annual Conference: Solution Focus... Works! Working with Organisations & Practice-based Evidence - Liverpool, UK. Contact j.unwinnhsnet.
  • 26-31 July 2014: 14th International Pragmatics Conference - Antwerp, Belgium.  Theme:  language and adaptability. Deadline for abstracts 1 June.  See call for papers at

Journals and Newsletters:

  • Cognitive Semiotics: Multidisciplinary Journal on Meaning and Mind; also visit the website of the newly re-launched journal, hosted by De Gruyter, the first issue of which is coming out early in 2014.
  • SemiotiX: A Global Information Bulletin

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