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Calls: Neurolinguistics, Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics/Italy

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 06-Nov-2019
From: Valentina Bambini <>
Subject: 4th Experimental Pragmatics in Italy Conference
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Full Title: 4th Experimental Pragmatics in Italy Conference
Short Title: XPRAGit 2020

Date: 16-Jul-2020 - 17-Jul-2020
Location: Torino, Italy
Contact Person: Francesca Bosco
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Neurolinguistics; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 29-Feb-2020

Meeting Description:

We are happy to announce that the 4th Experimental Pragmatics in Italy Conference ( 2020) will take place at the Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Italy, July 16-17, 2020. The Conference will be preceded by three workshops on tools and methodologyes (July 14-15).

The 2020 Conference is organized under the auspices of (, a research network founded in 2017, with the aim of providing an Italian venue for discussing – at the international level – empirical research on pragmatic processing.

Keynote Speakers:

Bruno G. Bara – Department of Psychology, University of Turin (Turin, Italy)
Maud Champagne-Lavau – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Laboratoire Parole et Langage, Aix Marseille Universitè (Aix-En-Provence, France)
Judith Holler – Max Plank Institute for Psycholinguistics and Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour at Radboud University (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Alan M. Leslie – Cognitive Development Laboratory, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences (New Brunswick, United States)

Pre-Conference Workshops *NEW*:

The following pre-conference workshops on tools and methodologies have been scheduled:
- Mixed Effect Models using R – 14th July.
Giorgio Arcara (I.R.C.C.S Fondazione Ospedale San Camillo, Venice, Italy).
- The Event-Related Potentials (ERP) technique applied to the study of language – 15th July
Paolo Canal (Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS, Pavia, Italy)
- Eye-movements in the visual context – 15th July
Francesca Foppolo (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy)

Please note the workshops are open also to people not attending the conference. More info about the pre-conference workshops at:

Young Researcher Award:

PhD students and early post-doc (no more than 2 years from PhD) may candidate for the Young Researcher Award, a monetary prize, granted by the Conference Committee to the best presentation (of any type).

Please visit the 2020 Conference website for all the details about registration and conference fees.

For information about 2020 and the pre-conference workshops: 2020 Scientific committee:
Francesca M. Bosco (University of Turin, Italy)
Ilaria Gabbatore (University of Turin, Italy)
Valentina Bambini (IUSS, Pavia, Italy)
Filippo Domaneschi (University of Genoa, Italy)

Call for Papers:

We invite submissions of abstracts in any area of experimental pragmatics, including neuropragmatics, developmental pragmatics, and clinical pragmatics as well as pragmatics in multimodal communication. Three types of submission will be accepted:

- Oral presentation
- Poster presentation
- Pre-registration poster

Pre-registration poster is a novel type of submission, offering the opportunity to present plans for studies yet to be undertaken, rather than work that has been already completed.

Abstract submission deadline: February 29, 2020 (23:59 CET). Notification of acceptance by mid April, 2020.

More information about submission format and procedures at:

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