Reminder: International Congress “Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere” (25 – 28 February 2022, Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia)

2022 marks the centenary of the birth of Juri Lotman (28 February 1922), renowned Russian-Estonian semiotician, literary scholar and cultural historian. To celebrate this anniversary and commemorate his distinguished contribution to humanities and beyond, the University of Tartu, Tallinn University, Juri Lotman’s Semiotics Repository and the Estonian Association of Semiotics will be hosting an International Congress “Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere”.

Confirmed plenary speakers are Aleida Assmann (University of Konstanz, Germany), Mieke Bal (Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, Netherlands), Sergey Nekludov (Russian State University for the Humanities), Yuri Tsivian (The University of Chicago, USA), and Boris Uspenskij (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia).

Submissions open: 1 March 2021.
Deadline for submissions: 15 May 2021.

The official languages of the congress are English and Russian.

More information can be found in the Call for Papers (attached) and on the conference website

Questions about the conference can be sent to the conference secretary, Dr. Darja Dorving,

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