Call for papers: Semiosis in Communication - Differences and Similarities, Bucharest, June 14 - 16, 2018

  • Download the CFP [.pdf file]

We invite semioticians, communication scholars, researchers and their colleagues in the humanities and the social sciences to contribute papers (CFP) that address the theme of semiosis in communication, from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. The second conference welcomes papers from a broad interdisciplinary and diverse theoretical spectrum on the subject of ’semiosis in communication’: Theoretical Semiotics; Semiosis (sense-making) in social interaction; Communication across cultural barriers; Applied Semiotics; Semiotics in the Interdisciplinary Context; Ethnosemiotics and Cultural Anthropology; Social Media; Sociosemiotics and mediatized public sphere; Multimodality; Narrativity across different media; Experimental methods and Applied Communication. The conference welcomes contributions from other areas of research in communication and related domains.

Papers accepted to this conference can be presented either within one of the three panels, or in the open sessions. The three panels hosted by Semiosis in Communication: Differences and Similarities are the following:

  • Difference and similarity in the  I-Other relation. Between two identities or two singularities? - Special Session
  • Semiotics and communication
  • ECREA special panel

Paper submission

Applications for presentations consist in only one document:

  • Title and abstract (max. 300 words followed by 3-5 keywords) with short and relevant bionote (do not exceed 150 words, please) in MS Word format (.doc, .docx). We highly appreciate short, schematic texts.
  • Please use the abstract template available below (Abstract_Template.doc)

Co-authored papers are welcome.
Papers are delivered in 30 minutes presentations (20 minutes talk followed by 10 minutes of debate).
Please, submit your proposal for the panels Semiotics and communication, Differences and Similarities. Alterity as the Basis of Communication and ECREA special panel, to or within 8th of April 2018.
Only one paper for each participant (as a first author) will be accepted.
The official language of the conference is English.
The authors will receive confirmation via e-mail.

Important deadlines

  • Deadline for submission of Abstracts: 25th of February 2018 - 8th of April 2018 (you will receive an acknowledgment by email) - Template below
  • Notification of Acceptance: 11th of March 2018 - 15th of April 2018
  • Deadline for participation fee:16th of April 2018 - 6th of May 2018
  • Conference: 14-16 June, 2018
  • Download the call for papers [ .pdf file]
    Download the abstract template [ .doc file]