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Full Title: International Congress on Cognitive Linguistics

Location: Tambov, Russia
Start Date: 10-Oct-2012 - 12-Oct-2012
Contact: Liudmila Furs
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://ralk.info/events/congress/INTERNATIONAL_CONGRESS_2012.html
Meeting Description: Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
Russian Cognitive Linguists Association


International Congress on Cognitive Linguistics
to be held in Tambov, Russia
October 10-12, 2012

Problems to be discussed:

1. Theoretical and methodological problems of cognitive linguistics.
2. Modelling links in the cognitive science. Cognitive linguistics and its links with other sciences: cognitive psychology and semiotics.
3. Problems of mental representations and mental spaces.
4. New technologies and cognitive modelling.
5. Issues of the world conceptualization and categorization.
6. Cognition and communication issues. Social cognition.
7. Cognitive aspects of discourse.
Linguistic Subfield: Cognitive Science; Linguistic Theories
LL Issue: 22.5014

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