Call for Participation

Call for Participation

Focus of the symposium and summer school

The symposium and summer school will focus not only on theory building, but also on practical benefits gained through the application of methods and techniques derived from various OS approaches. The purpose of the event will be for exchanging and sharing ideas and experience in research, teaching and application, which allows participants to develop high quality research papers, promote cooperation on projects and develop research proposal as well as build networks among researchers and practitioners.

How to participate

The symposium offers opportunities for presentations at plenary sessions, while the summer school provides lectures and tutorials from the experts and parallel breakout sessions and workshops on specific themes.

Presentation at the symposium

The symposium will comprise plenary sessions of 20-minute presentations. If you are interested in presenting at the symposium, please submit an abstract up to 500 words to OS-SummerSchool@reading.ac.uk. Abstract Submission Form can be downloaded Here.

Participation in the summer school

The summer school will comprise introductory lectures on organisational semiotics, and parallel workshops of selected topics for discussion and further development of research work, such as research proposal and papers for publication. Workshops will also include topics on teaching organisational semiotics with an aim of sharing experience and developing course materials.

If you wish to have your work discussed and seek advice from the colleagues and experts, please bring along your draft research proposals, outlines of your paper in progress and teaching materials you wish to discuss and share. Participation without prepared materials in the symposium and the summer school will be also welcome.

Important Date

Date Action
26 May 2019 Extended Deadline: Submission of abstract of presentation of the symposium
1 June 2019 Notification of acceptance of the symposium
9 July 2019 Deadline: Registration for participation
10-12 July 2019 Symposium and summer school