AISV-IAVS International Association of Visual Semiotics Bulletin, Feb 2013.
Xme Congrès / 10° Congreso / 10th Congress (Buenos Aires 2012)
The 10th Congress of the AISV-IAVS was held from September 4 to 8, 2012, at the Faculty of Law of Buenos Aires University, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the theme “Contemporary dilemmas of visuality”.
Some numbers of the congress: By the deadline of abstracts submission 563 proposals had been received. After the evaluation by the scientific committee 440 abstracts were accepted in the first round. From these, 330 abstracts of registered authors were finally accepted and included in the program, and 313 were effectively presented at the congress. The presentations were distributed in the following way: 174 papers were presented in the oral sessions, some of which were arranged as round-tables and working groups, 86 papers were presented as printed posters, 32 were presented in the form of digital posters, and there were 21 invited lectures (14 lectures in parallel sessions and 7 plenary lectures). The number of participants was 391, and the countries represented were 28: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Ecuador, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela. To have a look at the authors, titles and abstracts of the presented papers, you can visit www.aisv2012.org and download the program and the book of abstracts. The proceedings will be published during 2013.
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