Towards Culture(s) of Dialogue? Communicating Unity in/and Diversity through Language and Discourse / International Conference IADA 2020 / Discourse, Dialogicity & Dialogue (DDD)
Institute of Applied Linguistics (University of Warsaw) and International Association for Dialogue Analysis (IADA) invite to the international conference: Towards Culture(s) of Dialogue? Communicating Unity in/and Diversity through Language and Discourse (Warsaw, 22-25 September 2020).
We invite linguists, discourse analysts, sociologists, psychologists, political and media scientists, law experts, philosophers, anthropologists, culture mediators (translators, teachers, etc.), as well as other researchers from related disciplines to the multidisciplinary discussion of prospects and limits of mediating human culture(s) through dialogue.
More specific topics within the conference fall in, but are not restricted to, the following areas:
- (new) genres and modalities of dialogue;
- dialogue in (public) social institutions (media, politics, business, healthcare, courts, science, education, religion, family, etc.);
- narratives in dialogue;
- multilingual and intercultural dialogue;
- pragmatics, semantics and rhetoric of dialogue;
- searching for common ground in communication;
- (un)certainty and knowledge in dialogue: negotiating, deliberating and establishing social facts; argument structure; commitment to truth and obligation, etc.;
- positioning in dialogue; heteroglossia and polyphony of voices in dialogue;
- tension or complementariness between/within local and global, contemporary and historical, modern and traditional interactive patterns;
- conflict management and problem-solving in mediation, arbitration, social consultations, counselling, therapy, etc.; dialogue in peace-making, peace-building and peace-keeping;
- online dispute resolution;
- confronting and counteracting verbal oppression (deception, cheating, lying, perpetration, propaganda, censorship, manipulation, etc.);
- discourses of commemoration and reconciliation;
- minority and immigrant discourses in intercultural dialogue;
- ethical aspects of dialogue: participation and uniplurality in discourse; speaker/writer subjectivation; authentic and fake dialogue;
- transparency of meaning in dialogue; discoursal bias and neutrality;
- expressing reflexivity, (self-)reflection and responsibility in dialogue;
- dialogic formation of personal and communal identity; transformation of self, other and culture in dialogue; dialogue and language/culture change;
- role of dialogue in pedagogy of critical language awareness and language/media literacy;
- dialogue-oriented attitudes in intercultural and foreign/second language instruction;
- literary/artistic discourses and dialogue; translation and dialogue.
The language of the conference is English.
Varieties of Meaning and Content / The third "Context, Cognition and Communication"
The third Context, Cognition and Communication Conference will be hosted by the Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw. The main theme of the conference is "Varieties of Meaning and Content".
Cultures of Dissent in Eastern Europe (1945-1989): Research Approaches in the Digital Humanities
This 7-day seminar in digital humanities research methods is designed to expose a new generation of scholars in Cold War history and culture to methods of analysis and discovery involving computational techniques. Designed and run by NEP4DISSENT (New Exploratory Phase in Research on East European Cultures of Dissent), COST Action 16213, the inspiration for the course is built around the transfer of knowledge from technologists and data scientists to humanists.
Between clarity and fuzziness. Investigating the concept of meaning in linguistic, literary and philosophical contexts / 5th Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Institute of Linguistics and Literary Studies and Universitat de les Illes Balears Faculty of Philosophy and Art would like to kindly invite all scholars representing different philological disciplines and theoretical models to 5th Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature to be held on May 29th , 2020 in Siedlce (Poland) to present their research findings (not previously published or presented) in oral sessions in English. The leitmotif of the conference is: Between clarity and fuzziness. Investigating the concept of meaning in linguistic, literary and philosophical contexts.
International Conference "Convention and Revolution. Life writing by women in the 1800s and 1900s: archives, critiques and methods"
Organizers: Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Digital Humanities Laboratory of the University of Warsaw, Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences