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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS AND POSTERS: "Social and Cultural Cognition", 15-26 July 2011, GERMANY
Contact: Robert Schtze,

International Workshop & Summer School, Social and Cultural Cognition. An interdisciplinary investigation. Universitt zu Kln

(1) Research segment (July 15th & 16th ): Workshop (Graduates & Postgraduates)
(2) Public Evening Lectures (July 18th - 21st )
(3) Intercultural Studies (July 17th -26th ) for BA- and MA-Students

Keynote Speakers (Workshop)
Gary Bente (Kln)
Shaun Gallagher (Orlando/Florida)
Shihui Han (Peking)
Albert Newen (Bochum)
Jon Shah (Jlich)
Kai Vogeley (Kln)

Call for Papers and posters (Workshop only):

Master- and PhD-students are invited to submit papers or posters on topics related to the main topic of the conference. 
Paper submissions must be appropriate for short talks of 20 min. for a total 30 min session. Papers may not exceed 2500 
words including an abstract of 150 words. Posters should be directly submitted or be described by an abstract of 500 words. 
Submissions are to be sent to Robert Schtze ( Submission deadline: May 31st , 2011

For further information, please consult our website:

Scientific Oranization:
Prof. Gary Bente (Kln)
Prof. Kai Vogeley (Kln)
Prof. Albert Newen (Bochum)

The Summer School is part of the project "Social Information Processing and Culture", supported by the Volkswagen-Stiftung.