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Wed Jul 12 2006

Confs: Anthropological Ling;Historical Ling/Italy

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        1.    Giancarlo Buoiano, Joint Meeting of the Language Origins and Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Societies


Message 1: Joint Meeting of the Language Origins and Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Societies
Date: 11-Jul-2006
From: Giancarlo Buoiano <g.buoianoling.unipi.it>
Subject: Joint Meeting of the Language Origins and Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Societies



Joint Meeting of the Language Origins and Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Societies

Date: 24-Aug-2006 - 27-Aug-2006
Location: Barga, Lucca, Italy
Contact: Dominique Nouveau
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.ru.nl/languesromanes/recherche/los/los_meeting/

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Typology

Meeting Description:

The 19th Annual Meeting of the Language Origins Society (LOS) and the first meeting of the Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Society (PBLRS) will be held jointly August 24 through 27, 2006 in Barga (LU), Italy.The title of the PBLRS meeting is 'Cognitive and Language Impairments in Bipolar Disorders and Psychoses: The Speciation of Homo Sapiens and Mental Illness.' The LOS program will include a selection of papers on all aspects of the origins and evolution of spoken, written, and signed languages. The invited LOS speaker is Francesco d'Errico, Institut de Préhistoire et de Géologie du Quaternaire of the University of Bordeaux.

First meeting of the Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Society
(PBLRS) in conjunction with the 18th annual meeting of the Language Origins Society (LOS)

August 24 - 27, 2006

Bagni di Lucca (Lucca), Italy

First International Workshop on Psychiatric Brain and Language
Research

Cognitive and Language Impairments
in Bipolar Disorders and Psychoses:
The Speciation of Homo Sapiens and Mental Illness

18th annual meeting of the Language Origins Society (LOS)

The Origins and Evolution
of Spoken, Written, and Signed Languages

In Memoriam Marco Haverkort

In the first part of the Conference (24-25 August) the PBLRS papers will be delivered. The aim of this part is to gather studies, achievements and experiences from scholars working on language origins and Homo Sapiens speciation and its links with language pattern in
psychoses. The title of the PBLRS meeting is Cognitive and Language Impairments in Bipolar Disorders and Psychoses: The Speciation of Homo Sapiens and Mental Illness.

In the second part (26-27 August) the LOS papers will be delivered. The program will include a selection of papers on all aspects of the origins and evolution of spoken, written, and signed languages. The title is The Origins and Evolution of Spoken, Written, and Signed Languages.

First International Workshop on Psychiatric Brain and Language Research

Cognitive and Language Impairments in Bipolar Disorders and
Psychoses: The Speciation of Homo Sapiens and Mental Illness

Program

THURSDAY 24th August

Chairmen: Giancarlo Buoiano

15:00 Opening Ceremony

15:30 Emiliano Bruner. The morphological and structural variation of the anterior cranial fossa in the human genus: problems, hypotheses and perspectives on the evolution of the frontal lobes.

16:00 Alessandro Rossi. Cognition and theory of mind in functional
psychoses.

16:30 Coffee break

17:00 Andreas Kyriacou and Peter Brugger. Creative and Schizotypical
thinking - no straightforward link.

17:30 Discussion

19:00 Welcome Reception Buffet

FRIDAY 25th August

Chairmen: Siham Bouanani

09:30 Andrea Moro. The borders of Babele: Brain and the enigma of
impossibile languages.

10:00 Prof. Timothy Crow. Magistral Lecture. Nuclear schizophrenic
symptoms as key to the the speciation event and the evolution
of language.

10:45 Coffee Break

11:15 Alessandro Angrilli. Schizophrenia as a failure of left
hemispheric dominance for linguistic phonological processing.

11:45 G.C. Buoiano and Mario Betti. Situational role processing in
schizophrenia spectrum and bipolar disorder patients: A
development of previous studies.

12:15 Carlo Marletti: Metaphor use and neglect in Psychoses.

12:45 Discussion

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Poster Session

15:30 Sara Meilijson: Processing of Basic Speech Acts in
Schizophrenia.

16:00 Lynn DeLisi. Language processing deficits and the early
detection of schizophrenia.

16:30 Coffee Break

17:00 PBLR Society Meeting

21:30 Metamorphosis Voices: Mental Health Unit Theatre Program

18th annual meeting of the Language Origins Society (LOS)

The origins and evolution of spoken, written, and signed languages

SATURDAY 26th August

Palaeontology /Physical and cultural anthropology

9:30 - 10:45 Francesco d'Errico. The Archaeology of Language Origin or
the Search for the Best Fitting Model. (Guest Speaker)

10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:45 Natalie Uomini. Prehistoric Handedness and the Search for
the Common Substrate.

11:45 - 12:30 Nathalie Gontier. A Critical Examination of the Social
Approach in Language Origin Studies.

Cognition

15:00 - 15:45 Tatiana Chernigovskaya. Cognitive Evolution, Mirror Systems
and Theory of Mind: The Price for Anthropogenesis.

15:45 - 16:30 Stepan Davtian. Shifted Inter-Hemispheric Balance as a
Biological Base of Cognitive Disfunction in Depression.

16:30 - 16:45 Coffee Break

16:45 - 17:30 Jamie Carnie. Articulative Generalism and the Hard Problems
of Language Evolution.

SUNDAY 27th August

Linguistics

9: 30 - 10:15 Rita Mascialino. Upon the Concept of 'Dynamic Spatiality'
Carried by Languages: An Evolutionary Point of View.

10:15 - 11:00 Pierre Bancel. The Long Preservation of the Proto-Sapiens
Words PAPA and MAMA Word Replacement in the Light of Indo-
European and Eurasiatic Pronouns.

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:00 Bernard H. Bichakjian. Language, Linguistics and the Da
Vinci Code.

INVITED SPEAKERS

1. Timothy J. Crow, Sane-Powic Research Group Chief, University of
Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford - United Kingdom.
2. Lynn E. De Lisi, Millhauser Labs, New York University School of
Medicine, USA
3. Emiliano Bruner, Ph.D, University ''La Sapienza'', Rome, Italy.
4. Alessandro Rossi, Professor of Psychiatry, University of
L'Aquila, Italy.
5. Roberto Ajello, Professor of Applied Linguistics, University of
Pisa, Italy.
6. Andrea Moro, Professor of Genaral Linguistics, University ''Vita-
Salute'' Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.
7. Alessandro Angrilli, Associate Professor of Psychobiology,
University of Padua, Italy.
8. Carlo Marletti, Researcher of Philosophy of the Language,
University of Pisa, Italy.
9. Sara Meilijson, Chairperson, Hadassah Academic College Jerusalem,
Israel.
10. Mario Betti, Medical-Chief, Mental Health Unit, Zona Valle del
Serchio Azienda USL 2 - Lucca, Italy.
11. Giancarlo Buoiano, PhD, Mental Health Unit, Zona Valle del
Serchio- Azienda USL 2, Lucca Italy.
12. Stepan Davtian, Ph.D., Associated Professor of Psychiatry, St.
Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia.
13. Tatiana Chernigovskaya, Vice-chair, St. Petersburg State
University, St. Petersburg, Russia.
14. Andreas Kyriacou, Ph.D, Neuropsychology Unit, University Hospital
Zurich, Switzerland.
15. Peter Brugger, Ph.D, Neuropsychology Unit, University Hospital
Zurich, Switzerland.
16. Bernard Bichakjian, PhD, Full Professor of French Linguistics,
University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
17. Francesco d'Errico, Ph.D, Researcher, University of Bordeaux,
France.

President:

Timothy J. Crow, Sane-Powic Research Group Chief, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital,
Oxford - United Kingdom.

Co- President:

Mario Betti MD - Responsabile Unità Funzionale Salute Mentale Adulti - Az. USL 2 Lucca, Zona
Valle del Serchio

WORKSHOP SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Roberto Ajello, Professore Ordinario di Linguistica Applicata, Dipartimento di Linguistica,
Università di Pisa.
Lynn De Lisi, Millhauser Labs, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Giancarlo Buoiano, PhD, Mental Health Unit, Zona Valle del Serchio- Azienda USL 2, Lucca.
Mario Di Fiorino, Direttore Dipartimento di Salute Mentale Az. USL 12 Versilia
Pietro Lastrucci, Responsabile U.O. Farmacodipendenze, Az. USL 2 Lucca
Carlo Marletti, Ricercatore di Filosofia del Linguaggio, Università di Pisa.

SCIENTIFIC SECRETARIAT

Siham Bouanani, MD - PhD, Dirigente Sanitario Az. USL 2 Lucca- Zona Valle del Serchio
Giancarlo Buoiano, PhD, Mental Health Unit, - Az. USL 2 Lucca - Zona Valle del Serchio.

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Fausto Carratori, MD - Dirigente Sanitario Az. USL 2 Lucca
Angelo Cerù, MD - Dirigente Sanitario Az. USL 12 Versilia
Fabrizio Piacentini, MD - Dirigente Sanitario Az. USL 2 Lucca
Roberto Sarlo, Direttore U.O. Psichiatria Valle del Serchio
Stefania Sartini, MD - Dirigente Sanitario Az. USL 2 Lucca
Beatrice Simonetti, MD - Dirigente Sanitario Az. USL 2 Lucca

ORGANIZING SECRETARIAT

Quid Communications - tel. +39 055 4633701 - fax +39 055 4633698 email
elenaquidcom.com

CONFERENCE CENTER

Bagni di Lucca, Casino Municipale

CONFERENCE HOMEPAGES

http://www.psychiatriclinguistics.org http://www.linguisticapsichiatrica.it


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