CFP International Conference on Language and Social Psychology (Thailand)

Call for Submissions – International Conference on Language and Social Psychology

Now accepting paper and symposia/panel proposals for the 15th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology (ICLASP) which will be held in conjunction with the 5th Language in the Realm of Social Dynamics (LIROD) conference June 22-25th, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Deadline: 15th February, 2016 (decision by 15th March); later submissions will be reviewed on ongoing basis

This conference will bring together international scholars from different disciplines who explore language and communication in their social contexts using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Papers and symposia that contribute to ongoing scholarship in language and social psychology are invited for submission. Please view our website for the full call for papers and details about registration and the beautiful venue – the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok.

Submissions will be accepted in three forms (see below). Please note that (i) all submissions and presentations need to be in English; (ii) by submitting a proposal for presentation at ICLASP15 you are agreeing to register for and attend the conference should your paper/symposia be accepted.

Send ALL Submissions via email with  “ICLASP LIROD submission” in subject line by 15th February, 2016.

1. Symposia/panel submission should be a single file containing:
(i)     Name(s) and complete contact information of the convener(s)
(ii)    A 250 word maximum introduction to the thematic content of the symposium with title
(iii)   A list of the individual papers, including titles and brief abstracts of each (250 words max.), the names, complete contact information for all authors, clearly indicating the presenter(s). A typical symposium is 3-4 presenters with an introduction and a discussant

2. Individual paper submissions should be a single file containing:
(i)     The names and complete contact information of all authors with a clear indication of who will present the paper
(ii)    A 250 word (maximum) abstract of the presentation that outlines research aims, methods, findings and implications clearly.

3. Student-authored paper submissions should be a single file containing:
(i)     The names and complete contact information of all authors with a clear indication of who will present the paper and which authors are students
(ii)    “Student paper” in the subject line
(iii)   A 250 word (maximum) abstract of the presentation that outlines research aims, methods, findings and implications clearly.

International Symposium on Intergroup Communication (Greece, 2017)

1st INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INTERGROUP COMMUNICATION
Thessaloniki, Greece (precise location TBA)
JUNE 2017

Conveved by Antonis Gardikiotis (Aristotle U. of Thessaloniki) & Howie Giles (UC Santa Barbara)

Aims of this Symposium are:
• To provide the first concentrated forum for presenting and discussing current, cutting edge research on intergroup communication
• To bring international seasoned scholars and graduates together with a view to crafting collaborative international projects on intergroup communication across a range of topics
• To stimulate interest in research and teaching of intergroup communication in Greece and its neighboring countries

The study of intergroup communication now has wide appeal in terms of its relevance to organizations, families, health, media, intercultural, new technology, etc. as we well as different disciplines. Papers on all topics of intergroup communication and will include panels on the: family; social networks; news media; disability; stigma; multilingualism; border communication; group vitalities; intergroup contact; multilingual settings; language and identity; particular intergroup settings (e.g., Ukraine, European socioeconomic crisis), etc. A number of publishing contexts will be available for work presented here, including a special issue(s) of the Journal of Language & Social Psychology on language dynamics.

Keynote speakers include Mike Hogg (Claremont Graduate U) and Anne Maass (U of Padova).

Please convey ideas for panels, papers, creative activities to both the convenors: Antonis Gardikiotis and Howie Giles. Developments will be posted at regular intervals on the ICA Intergroup googlegroups site. Sponsorship is being sought for convention support from a number of potential Associations and particularly with a view to funding international graduate students.

Sponsored by the International Communication Association and the International Association of Language and Social Psychology