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Approaches to social semiotics and social media

The 20th century marked many new approaches to linguistic enquiry, including an interest in the interplay between multiple resources to construe meaning, as well as a focus on the social dimension of language and the way language is informed by specific social, cultural and institutional contexts. The interplay between linguistic and non-linguistic resources, and particularly the visual medium, have been the subject of a number of semiotic and multimodal theories.

Look Who’s Talking: Voices and Sources in the News

Having established a solid reputation in research into journalism theory and journalism practice, the Brussels Institute for Journalism Studies (BIJU) is proud to launch its fifth call for papers for a new international conference. The topic for this year will be voices and sources in the news. As always, our conference is multidisciplinary.

Media and Governance in Latin America, Spain, and Portugal: The struggle for quality journalism in times of precariousness and information disorder

Dear colleagues,

We're happy to invite you to the 6th edition of the International Conference “Media and Governance in Latin America”.

This year, the focus is on "Media and Governance in Latin America, Spain, and Portugal: The struggle for quality journalism in times of precariousness and information disorder".

Conference Details:

Abstract Submission Deadline: 29 February 2024

Conference Dates: 15, 16 and 17 May 2024

International Summer School - Demographic Imaginaries: Soft Authoritarianism, Majoritarian Identity Politics and Demographic Anxieties

Demographic Imaginaries: Soft Authoritarianism, Majoritarian Identity Politics and Demographic Anxieties

held on 15 – 20 July 2024 at the Budapest Campus of the CEU.

Overcoming Obstacles to Climate Change Mitigation: a cross-cutting approach by human and social sciences

Dear members of the community,

We are pleased to send you the link to the call for papers of the international and interdisciplinary conference :
"Overcoming Obstacles to Climate Change Mitigation: a cross-cutting approach by human and social sciences"

The conference will take place on May 23 and 24, 2024, in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, and online.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: https://change4climate.eu/conference/

Sex Education: Subjectivities / Materialities / Differences

The conference will be held from September 19-21, 2024 at the University of Mainz, GermanyKeynote-speakers who have confirmed their participation in the conference include Jack Halberstam (Columbia University, USA), Nick Fox (University of Huddersfield, UK), and Elisabeth Tuider (University of Kassel, Germany).

CfP: ‘Addressing the Underbellies of Neoliberal Academia’ (NTU, UK, 05-06/04/2024) – Extended Deadline: 13/12/2023

Just to let you know that the deadline for submitting the abstracts that would fit in with the stream that I will be hosting as a part of the 1st annual Midlands Conference in Critical Thought 2024 (Nottingham Trent University, UK, 5-6 April 2024) – namely ‘Addressing the Underbellies of Neoliberal Academia’ – has been (very) slightly extended and is now 13 December 2023. If interested, for all information on how to submit the abstract, please see the call for papers below:

 

iMean7 - Meaning in Social Interaction: Language and inclusion

Submitted by Kate Steel on Sun, 10/08/2023 - 10:40

Hosted by the Bristol Centre for Linguistics (BCL), iMean7 will take place from Wednesday 19 June to Friday 21 June 2024 at UWE Bristol’s Frenchay Campus. 

The conference adheres to its original broad theme of Meaning in Social Interaction with a particular focus on Language and Inclusion.  

The submission of new papers for iMean7 is now open and we welcome proposals for papers which address the following questions: