Villa Lante Symposium: Semiotics of Cultural Heritages

Villa Lante Symposium: Semiotics of Cultural Heritages International Research Project Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, Passeggiata di Gianicolo, 10,  Roma Monday    April 7, 2014    10-12     Opening  by the Chair:  Eero Tarasti Invited guest lecture:  Stefania Guerra Lisi & Gino Stefani  (Rome):  Roma barocca – semiotica di una tradizione Theory Altti Kuusamo (Turku, Finland):  I primi angeli custodi…

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WATS: World Association for Theoretical Semiotics

WATS stands for the World Association for Theoretical Semiotics.  We had a very successful organizational meeting at IASS-2009 in Coruña and now have about 20 members who are interested in developing, extending, criticizing, etc. semiotic theory and theoretical semiotics. Our officers are: President:                    Charls Pearson, USA Vice-President:            Gu Jia-zu, PRC Secretary:                    Søren Brier, Denmark Director:                     …

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Centre for Cognitive Semiotics (CCS) created at Lund University, Lund, Sweden

The Centre for Cognitive Semiotics (CCS), amalgamates the theoretical and empirical heritage of Semiotics, Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Philosophy, and Anthropology, in order to be able to address the following key questions: * What distinguishes human beings from other species, and how did this specificity evolve? * What aspects of the human mind are universal, which…

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Semiotic Evolution and Cultural Dynamics: the Arts in Culture

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands Summary of Research Project The main goal of this research is to address, from a new theoretical perspective, the problem of the historical evolution in the arts. The project revives a tradition of research that was based upon the assumption that the historical evolution of the arts is determined by general…

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Sedsu – Stages in the Evolution and development of Sign Use

NEST Pathfinder ‘What it means to be human The 6th Framework Programme of the European Union A project in collaboration between Goldsmith College, London, UK; CNRS Marseille, France; University of Portsmouth, London, UK; Max Planck Institute, Leipzig, Germany; Department of linguistics, Department of semiotics and Department of Cogntive Sciences, University of Lund, Sweden; CNRS Rome,…

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Language, Gestures and Pictures in the Perspective of Semiotic Development

Research Projects at Lund University, financed by the Faculty of Humanities, as a collaboration between the Department of semiotics, the Department of Linguistics and the Department of Cognitive Studies, started in Autumn 2002 Summary: The purpose of the project “Language, Gestures and Pictures in the Perspective of Semiotic Development“ is to elucidate the manner in…

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Aniversario del Programa de Semiótica de Puebla, México.

Estimados colegas: Con gran satisfacción estamos terminando el año en que se cumple el décimo aniversario de la fundación del Programa de Semiótica y Estudios de la Significación (SeS) de la BUAP, centro de investigación y docencia adscrito a la Vicerrectoría de Investigación y Estudios de Posgrado de esta institución. El SeS fue creado a…

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