LINGUIST List 29.941

Tue Feb 27 2018

Calls: Gen Ling, Disc Analysis, Philosophy of Lang, Pragmatics/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 27-Feb-2018
From: Fabrizio Macagno <>
Subject: Pragmasophia 2: Second International Conference on Pragmatics and Philosophy
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Full Title: Pragmasophia 2: Second International Conference on Pragmatics and Philosophy

Date: 18-Sep-2018 - 21-Sep-2018
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact Person: Alessandro Capone
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 30-May-2018

Meeting Description:

The focus of this conference is the relationship between linguistic pragmatics and philosophy, and the possible applications of the pragmatic theories to different practical domains (including legal interpretation, medical interviews, intercultural communication). The goal is to make different approaches and theories meet and discuss, and consider social challenges coming from various fields.

The conference will have sessions on:

- Pragmatics and discourse analysis
- Crucial topics in pragmatics (metaphors, emotive language, etc.)
- Pragmatics and Philosophy
- Pragmatics and argumentation theory
- Pragmatics and law

Call for Papers:

Pragmasophia II encourages contributions on both innovative theoretical aspects of pragmatic and philosophical approaches, and applications of theories of pragmatics and philosophy of language to discourse analysis and social domains of practice.

The abstracts should be of rough 300 words and shall be sent by to the following e-mail addresses:

Alessandro Capone:

Fabrizio Macagno:

The deadline is 30 May 2018

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