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LINGUIST List 18.1172

Tue Apr 17 2007

Calls: Philosophy of Lang/Switzerland; Applied Ling/UK

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Louise McNally, European Society for Philosophy and Psychology
        2.    Jean-Marc Dewaele, BAAL-CUP Seminar on Communicative Competence

Message 1: European Society for Philosophy and Psychology
Date: 17-Apr-2007
From: Louise McNally <louise.mcnallyupf.edu>
Subject: European Society for Philosophy and Psychology

Full Title: European Society for Philosophy and Psychology
Short Title: ESPP 15

Date: 09-Jul-2007 - 12-Jul-2007
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Contact Person: Philipp Keller
Web Site: http://www.unige.ch/lettres/philo/espp07.html

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language

Call Deadline: 01-May-2007

Meeting Description
The 15th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology
will be held July 9-12, 2007 at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Final Call for Papers

European Society for Philosophy and Psychology

15th Annual Meeting

University of Geneva, Switzerland
9-12 July 2007

Invited Speakers
- Michael Waldmann (Göttingen)
- Zoltan Szabo (Yale)
- Keith Stenning (Edinburg)
- Paul Harris (Harvard) (participation to be confirmed)
- James Blair (NIMH, Bethesda, USA)

Invited Symposia

Mutual Exclusivity opened by Josef Perner, Salzburg

Children's Conception of Desire opened by Johannes Roessler, Warwick

Attention in Neuropsychology and Philosophy opened by Martin Davies, Oxford

Moral Emotions opened by Kevin Mulligan, Geneva

The Society invites submitted papers, posters and symposia for this meeting.

Previous topics covered at the ESPP include spatial concepts, emotion,
perception, simulation theory, attention, reference, problems of consciousness,
early numerical cognition, infants' understanding of intentionality, memory and
time, motor imagery, causal understanding, counterfactuals, the
semantics/pragmatics distinction, reasoning, vagueness, mental causation, action
and agency, thought without language, externalism, connectionism, hypnosis, and
the interpretation of neuropsychological results.

Submitted Papers
Submitted papers are refereed and selected on the basis of quality and relevance
to psychologists, philosophers and linguists. Submissions may be by abstract
but a full paper is preferred. Papers should not exceed 4000 words.

We particularly welcome poster submissions in 2007. A submission for a poster
presentation should consist of a 500-word abstract. Posters will be displayed
throughout the conference as well as at designated poster sessions.

Submitted Symposia
The convenor should submit a brief (1000 word) description of the symposium
topic together with the names of suggested participants (a symposium is expected
to contain 3 or 4 speakers in 2 or more distinct fields). Potential convenors
should email the description and list of speakers directly to one of the
programme chairs by 1 May 2007.

Papers and posters should be submitted by 1 May 2007.

How to Submit
All abstract and paper submissions should be done online using PDF, PS or MS
Word format: http://www.eurospp.org/2007/submission.html

If online submission is impossible, please email your submission to one of the
programme chairs listed below.

Programme Chairs

Stephen Butterfill, Department of Philosophy, University of Warwick, Coventry
- email: s.butterfillwarwick.ac.uk

Louise McNally, Department of Translation and Philology, Pompeu Fabra
University, La Rambla, 30-32, E-08002 Barcelona
- email: louise.mcnallyupf.edu

Liz Robinson, Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
- email: e.j.robinsonwarwick.ac.uk

Updates will be made available here
[espp website] http://www.eurospp.org/2007/
[conference website] http://www.unige.ch/lettres/philo/espp07.html
Message 2: BAAL-CUP Seminar on Communicative Competence
Date: 16-Apr-2007
From: Jean-Marc Dewaele <j.dewaelebbk.ac.uk>
Subject: BAAL-CUP Seminar on Communicative Competence

Full Title: BAAL-CUP Seminar on Communicative Competence

Date: 25-Jun-2007 - 25-Jun-2007
Location: Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Jean-Marc Dewaele
Meeting Email: j.dewaelebbk.ac.uk
Web Site: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/llc/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-May-2007

Meeting Description:
Communicative Competence Revisited: Multilingual, Multicultural and
Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Proposals for papers (20 minutes) are invited for this one-day seminar on
Communicative Competence sponsored by the British Association of Applied
Linguistics, Cambridge University Press, and the School of Languages,
Linguistics & Culture, Birkbeck, University of London. The aim of the seminar is

- To evaluate the concept of Communicative Competence from a multilingual,
multicultural and multidisciplinary perspective
- To explore the relevance and applicability of the concept in an age of
gobalisation and fast changing information-communication technology
-To consider methodological issues in the study of Communicative Competence in
applied linguistics and other related disciplines
- To provide stimulus and create networks for future research projects on
Communicative Competence

Plenary speakers:
Professor Mick Perkins (Department of Human Communication Sciences, University
of Sheffield)
Professor Constant Leung (Department of Education & Professional Studies, King's
College London)

Please send a 200-word abstract via email to:
Dr Jean-Marc Dewaele, School of Languages, Linguistics & Culture
Birkbeck, University of London
43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD.
Tel: 020 7631 6180

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