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LINGUIST List 24.4784

Wed Nov 27 2013

Calls: Cognitive Science/Russia

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 27-Nov-2013
From: Andriy Myachykov <andriy.myachykovfulbrightmail.org>
Subject: 6th International Conference on Cognitive Science
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Full Title: 6th International Conference on Cognitive Science

Date: 23-Jun-2014 - 27-Jun-2014
Location: Kaliningrad, Russia
Contact Person: Julia Mazurova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.conf.cogsci.ru

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

The Sixth International Conference on Cognitive Science is to be held in Kaliningrad (former Königsberg), Russia, June 23-27, 2014.

The conference is organized by the Interregional Association for Cognitive Studies (IACS), the Interregional foundation “Centre for the Development of Interpersonal Communication” and Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University.

The conference continues a series of Conferences on Cognitive Science held in Kazan' (2004), St. Petersburg (2006), Moscow (2008), Tomsk (2010), and Kaliningrad (2012) (for more information see the IACS website: www.cogsci.ru).

The conference is intended to provide a multidisciplinary forum for scientists exploring cognition and its evolution, intellect, thinking, perception, consciousness, knowledge representation and acquisition, language as a means of cognition and communication, brain mechanisms of cognition, emotion and higher forms of behavior. Psychologists, linguists, neuroscientists, computer scientists, philosophers, anthropologists, specialists in education, artificial intelligence, neuroinformatics and cognitive ergonomics, as well as other researchers interested in interdisciplinary research on cognition are invited to participate in the conference.

The conference program will include lectures by leading experts in multidisciplinary cognitive studies. Invited speakers include:

Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago, USA)
Arto Mustajoki (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Shinobu Kitayama (University of Michigan, USA)
Rodrigo Quian Quiroga (University of Leicester, UK)
Yadin Dudai (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)

The working languages of the conference are Russian and English. Simultaneous translation will be provided for all spoken presentations.

The organizers are considering the possibility to hold an interdisciplinary school on the ideas and methods of the sciences that comprise the 'cognitive science' complex. Detailed information on the school's program will be posted on the conference website in February 2014.

Information on registration fees, as well as on other aspects of the conference will be available at the conference website (www.conf.cogsci.ru) by October 5, 2013.

Conference email: cogsci2014gmail.com

Final Call for Papers:

We are happy to inform you that the organizers of the Sixth International Conference on Cognitive Science, to be held in Kaliningrad (former Königsberg) on June 23-27, 2014, on multiple requests have decided to prolong the deadline for abstract submission till December 15, 2013. Abstracts should be submitted via the conference website (www.conf.cogsci.ru).

A limited number of grants for young researchers (up to 32 years old) will be provided, partially covering their travel expenses. More specific information on these grants will be published on the conference website in the ''For young scientists'' section.

In the course of the selection of conference papers, particular attention will be given to the interdisciplinarity of proposals and their intelligibility for the representatives of other disciplines.

Decisions of the Program Committee regarding the acceptance of paper proposals will be made by February 15, 2014.

Conference email: cogsci2014gmail.com

Program Committee Chair:

Andrej A. Kibrik (Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow)

Organizing Committee Chair:

Yuri I. Alexandrov (Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)

Deputy Chair of the Organizing Committee:

Andrey K. Krylov (Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)

Conference Secretary:

Julia V. Mazurova (Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)



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