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LINGUIST List 16.1632

Sat May 21 2005

Calls: Cognitive Science/Bulgaria; General Ling/Thailand

Editor for this issue: Amy Wronkowicz <amylinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Alona Soschen, Cognitive Modeling in Linguistics (CML) Session on Cognitive Psychology
        2.    Maneerat Sawasdiwat Na Ayutthaya, 1st World Congress on the Power of Language: Theory, Practice and Performance 2006


Message 1: Cognitive Modeling in Linguistics (CML) Session on Cognitive Psychology
Date: 19-May-2005
From: Alona Soschen <soschenmit.edu>
Subject: Cognitive Modeling in Linguistics (CML) Session on Cognitive Psychology


Full Title: Cognitive Modeling in Linguistics (CML) Session on Cognitive Psychology
Short Title: CML SCP

Date: 04-Sep-2005 - 11-Sep-2005
Location: Varna, Bulgaria
Contact Person: Ekaterina Pechenkova
Meeting Email: evp_labcs.msu.su
Web Site: http://www.cml.misis.ru

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2005

Meeting Description:

Science of Cognition: Bridging Gaps
between Cognitive Linguistics and Experimental Psychology

The workshop is aimed at the interdisciplinary discussion of research in the
field of cognitive psychology. Psychologists who are interested in
interdisciplinary co-operation and ready to present their results to their
colleagues from neighboring disciplines, are encouraged to participate in the
workshop.

The workshop on cognitive psychology at the
VIIIth International Conference
''Cognitive Modeling in Linguistics''
Varna (Bulgaria) , 4-11 September, 2005

Call for Papers

Important Dates

- Submission deadline: June 1, 2005
- Notification of acceptance: July 1, 2005
- Deadline for final papers: July 15, 2005

Conference dates: September 4-11, 2005

The date of the workshop will be announced when the final version of the
conference schedule is completed.

Topics:

- Language and cognition
- Thinking and problem solving
- Human decision making
- Attention and language processing
- Learning and memory
- Knowledge representation and acquisition
- Scene perception and spatial cognition
- Temporal characteristics of human cognition
- Mental models, metacognition and the theory of mind
- Culture and cognition

For further details, including the guidelines for paper style and structure,
please visit the conference website: http://www.cml.misis.ru.

Please, address any questions concerning the workshop and submit papers to
Ekaterina Pechenkova by e-mail: evp_labcs.msu.su.
Message 2: 1st World Congress on the Power of Language: Theory, Practice and Performance 2006
Date: 20-May-2005
From: Maneerat Sawasdiwat Na Ayutthaya <infopoweroflanguage.org>
Subject: 1st World Congress on the Power of Language: Theory, Practice and Performance 2006



Full Title: 1st World Congress on the Power of Language: Theory, Practice and
Performance 2006
Short Title: 1st Power of Language

Date: 06-Mar-2006 - 10-Mar-2006
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Contact Person: Maneerat Sawasdiwat Na Ayutthaya
Meeting Email: infopoweroflanguage.org
Web Site: http://www.poweroflanguage.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2005

Meeting Description:

1st World Congress on the Power of Language:
Theory, Practice and Performance
Date: March 6 - 10, 2006
Bangkok, Thailand

A World Forgotten Fact: The Power of Language

As the world becomes more globalized, language is unquestionably an
international issue as well as a national agenda that requires attention from
all. Language is a success key to social, economic, political, and cultural
development. Inventions will not be utilized widely at the fullest extent;
national development ideas cannot be immersed into and implemented in
communities unless they are well communicated to create local understanding
through appropriate languages. Conflicts and their resolutions within and among
countries are examples to prove how great an impact language could bring to the
world at large. The power of Language goes beyond spoken or written words.
Unless we are able to really understand each other, and learn more about the
world and people through language, it is not possible to have sustainable
development and peace.

To know the power of language is thus essential for global socio-economic,
cultural and academic development, community capacity building, transfer of
technology, international trade, international relations, laws and legal
interactions, human relationships and people, quality of life, esthetics, and
world existence.

We would like to invite multidisciplinary scholars, experts, and researchers,
multidisciplinary professionals, government officials, politicians, development
advocates, NGO members, private sector, academicians, educators, linguists,
writers, translators, interpreters, technologists, teachers, students around the
world to share knowledge, findings and experiences on this world forgotten fact.

Organizing Committee:

1. Chulalongkorn University
2. Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi
3. Stamford International University
4. King Mongkut's Institute of Technology North Bangkok
5. Suan Dusit Rajabhat University
6. Thammasat University
7. Mahidol University
8. Ramkamhaeng University
9. Thai Association of Conference Interpreters
10. Translators and Interpreters Association of Thailand

Sponsor: Thailand Exhibition and Convention Bureau, Royal Thai government

Abstract Requirements

Please submit an abstract of no more than 600 words for consideration of
presentation in the congress. Full papers are meant for twenty-five-minute
presentations plus ten-minute discussions.

Submissions are limited to 1 individual and 1 joint abstract per author. We
accept only electronic submissions.

Electronic submissions should have the subject header ''abstract'' and include
in the body of the e-mail the following information:

First Author, First Name
Last Name
List other authors (if any)
Affiliation
E-mail
Position
Phone and Fax
Full Mailing Address
Country

Title of paper
Track of your abstract (track 1-12)
Presentation format: oral or poster presentation
Font used: Time new roman 12
Please attach special fonts, if any.

Submissions should be emailed with the attached abstract file to:
infopoweroflanguage.org

Deadlines:
Submission of Abstract: November 15, 2005
Notification of Acceptance: December 30, 2005

Papers are invited in the following tracks:
1. Language and Linguistics
2. Language and Education
3. Language and Socio-economic Development and Globalization, Language and
Social Change, Language and Quality of Life
4. Language and Ethnic Minority, Racial/Ethnic Bias in Language
5. Language and Politics, and International Relations, Role of the Power of
Language on World Peace, Conflicts, Violence, Safety and Security
6. Language and Communication, Media Discourse, Professional Discourse, Computer
Language
7. Language and Gender, Race, Culture, Literature, and Esthetics
8. Language and Law and Ethics
9. Language and Translation and Interpretation, Translation and Interpretation
in International Relations, Trades, World Tourism, and World Peace
10. Translation and Interpretation in Academia and Careers
11. Machine Translation, Localization, Internationalization, and Information
Technology
12. Innovative Issues



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