Submission of abstracts

We invite papers concerning the relation between language, culture, and the social mind.

Suggested topics for discussion include, but are not limited to:

  • Cognitive Linguistics and the study of the social mind
  • social cognition through a literary lens
  • storytelling through the lens of social cognition
  • literary and/or intersemiotic translation in a social/sociocultural context
  • diachronic approaches to the ways of expressing the social mind in language and culture across space and time
  • the role(s) of iconicity, multimodality, embodiment, and sociocultural situatedness in social cognition
  • methodological challenges and opportunities in the cognitive explorations of the social mind, including problems that lie at the intersection of science and the humanities.

The language of the conference is English. Each paper will be allowed 30 minutes (20 minutes for the presentation, 10 minutes for discussion). All abstracts (ca. 350 words, 4-5 keywords, references, if any) should be submitted by 6 October 2019 (extended deadline). The abstracts should specify research questions, methodology, data, and expected results.

Please send the file in doc(x) format using the conference email: . Please put 'Abstract submission' in the title of the email to ensure swift processing of your submission. Your name, surname and affiliation should appear in the body of the email.

The abstracts will be reviewed anonymously. Please make sure your abstract does not include any details that might indicate its author. You will be notified about the acceptance/ rejection of your abstract by 15 October 2019.

We have received some requests for deadline extension. If you have not received notification of acceptance yet, please bear with us. The organising committee will contact you by 17 October at the latest.

Please note the following:

There appeared problems with submission via the EasyChair system. If you submitted your abstract via EasyChair and received no confirmation that the submission was successfully made, please submit your file once again using our conference email. We are very sorry for the inconvenience. Please note that the deadline for submission has been extended accordingly.