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Full Title: 13th International Pragmatics Conference

Location: New Delhi, India
Start Date: 08-Sep-2013 - 13-Sep-2013
Contact: Jef Verschueren
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Meeting Description: The 13th International Pragmatics Conference will be held from 8 to 13 September 2013 in New Delhi, India.

Special Theme:

Narrative Pragmatics: Culture, Cognition, Context

As in all earlier editions of the International Pragmatics Conferences, the conference is open to all other pragmatics-related topics as well (where pragmatics is conceived broadly as a cognitive, social, and cultural perspective on language and communication).

Conference Chair:

Rukmini Bhaya Nair (Indian Institute of Technology)

Local Site Committee:

The other members of the Local Site Committee are: Ramakant Agnihotri (University of Delhi, Delhi), Ashraf Bhat (Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi), Bijoy Boruah (Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi), Shubha Chakraborty (Jadavpur University, Kolkata), Probal Dasgupta (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata), Peter De Souza (Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla), Mushirul Hasan (National Archives of India, New Delhi), Ravinder Kaur (Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi), Dipti Kulkarni (Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi), Girishwar Misra (University of Delhi, Delhi), Mohan Ramanan (University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad), V. Sanil (Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi), Purnima Singh (Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi), Ashok Thorat (Institute of Advanced Studies in English, Pune)

International Conference Committee:

In addition to the members of the Local Site Committee, the International Conference Committee includes two members of the Manchester (2011) Local Site Committee, the IPrA President and IPrA Secretary General, as well as a number of members of the IPrA Consultation Board: Charles Aantaki (Loughborough, UK), Josie Bernicot (Poitiers, France), Barbara Bokus (Warsaw, Poland), Diana Boxer (Gainesvillle, USA), Winnie Cheng (Hong Kong, China), Anita Fetzer (Würzburg, Germany), Janet Holmes (Wellington, New Zealand), Sachiko Ide (Tokyo, Japan), Cornelia Ilie (Malmö, Sweden), Dennis Kurzon (Haifa, Israel), Sophia Marmaridou (Athens, Greece), Rosina Marquez Reiter (Surrey,UK), Jacob Mey (Odense, Denmark), Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen (Manchester, UK), Lynne Murphy (University of Sussex), Neal Norrick (Saarbrücken, Germany), Jan-Ola Östman (Helsinki, Finland), Marina Sbisà (Trieste, Italy), Jef Verschueren (University of Antwerp), Tuija Virtanen (Abo, Finland), John Wilson (Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK)

The venue is the Indian Habitat Centre, the premier state-of-the art conference center in central New Delhi.
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 23.3924

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Leadership and Discourse: Exploring Leadership Practices, Image Construction and Power Management
Non-Verbal Means of Argumentation (Across Disciplines and Cultures)
Follow-ups in Mediated Political Discourse
Genres of Sharing
Pragmatics of Social Media Communication. Theoretical and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Pragmatic Role of Elements at Right Periphery
New Directions in Experimental Pragmatics
(Co-)constructing Interpersonally Sensitive Activities across Institutional Settings
Digital Diasporas
Borders, Discourses, Identity
Formulations & the Construction of Narratives in Institutional Settings
(Im)politeness and Mixed Messages
Discourse of Daily Interaction across Borders and Disciplines

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