LINGUIST List 27.2234

Tue May 17 2016

Calls: General Linguistics/Finland

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 17-May-2016
From: Mirka Rauniomaa <>
Subject: Intersubjectivity in Action
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Full Title: Intersubjectivity in Action

Date: 11-May-2017 - 13-May-2017
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Contact Person: Taru Auranne
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2016

Meeting Description:

The conference is organized by the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Research on Intersubjectivity in Interaction. The CoE is funded by the Academy of Finland in 2012–2017, and it is devoted to the multidisciplinary study of how intersubjectivity, i.e. joint understanding and sharing of experience, is created and maintained in social interaction ( The conference Intersubjectivity in Action celebrates the final year of the CoE by presenting the state of the art in research on intersubjectivity in interaction and by pointing out future directions in the field.

The conference will host five plenary presentations and individual presentations by participants. Possible themes include different kinds of linguistic, embodied and multimodal practices in achieving and maintaining intersubjectivity, intersubjective understanding in constructing and interpreting sequences of action as well as the interface of emotion and intersubjectivity.

Plenary Speakers:

Jörg Bergmann
Paul Drew & Kobin Kendrick
Leelo Keevallik
Lorenza Mondada
Federico Rossano

Call for Papers:

Intersubjectivity in Action
11–13 May 2017
Helsinki, Finland

Abstract submission is now open for the conference Intersubjectivity in Action, to be organized in Helsinki, Finland, on 11–13 May 2017. Please see guidelines at

We welcome both empirical and theoretical presentations with a clear focus on social interaction. While our main theoretical and methodological framework is conversation analysis, we also welcome presentations that adopt other approaches, including, for example, interactional linguistics, construction grammar, gesture studies and psychophysiology.

Abstract submission is open until September 15, 2016.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission opens: 15 May 2016
Deadline for abstract submission: 15 September 2016
Notification of acceptance: In November 2016
Deadline for registration: 10 March 2017
Conference Intersubjectivity in Action: 11–13 May 2017

For any inquiries about the conference, please contact

Organizing Committee:

Marja-Leena Sorjonen (chair)
Anssi Peräkylä (chair)
Taru Auranne (secretary)
Aino Koivisto
Mirka Rauniomaa
Giovanni Rossi
Liisa Voutilainen
Elina Weiste

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