Call for Abstracts
Deadline March 28th, 2014
Middlesex University, London (UK), 30 June – 4 July 2014
The Fourteenth Annual Gathering in Biosemiotics will be held in London from 30 June to 4 July 2014, under the auspices of Middlesex University in collaboration with the International Society of Biosemiotic Studies. The aim of the gathering is to provide scholars and researchers in various academic disciplines with a common platform to discuss the roles played by signs and communication in life processes.
The Scientific Advisory Committee of the 14th Gathering in Biosemiotics invites scholars and researchers from all over the world to submit their abstracts of presentations which are primarily centred on the roles and the significance of signs in life processes. Favoured abstracts will contribute to and elaborate biosemiotic be up-to-date regarding theory, methods and data and will demonstrate understanding of, and refer to, existing works in the field.
Abstracts should be 300-600 words, typed using a standard word processing format (using Times New Roman 12 point font, and setting the page size for A4).
Abstracts should be submitted as single page files to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org to be received by no later than 28 March 2014 (extended deadline).
Please name the abstract file with the author's (your) surname in capital letters, for instance SEBEOK.doc.
For early registration and any additional information, please contact email@example.com
Hendon Hall Hotel
Postcode: NW4 1HF – less than 1 mile walk to campus (14 minutes according to viamichelin website) Tel. +44 20 8457 2500 They currently have 50 single en suite rooms available at a cost of £104 per room per night, including breakfast, for the nights of 30 June, 1 July, 2 July and 3 July. Participants hoping to arrive on 29 June should contact Cobley and the University may be able to negotiate the special deal for the extra night.
Holiday Inn Brent Cross
Postcode: NW2 1LP - 2 mile walk to campus (37 minutes according to viamichelin website) Tel. +44 20 8967 6359 They currently have 70 single en suite rooms available at a cost of £139 per room per night – includes breakfast