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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

FINAL CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: "Speech Acts and Arguments" Conference & Graduate School, 16-18 May 2013, Warsaw, POLAND

http://argdiap.pl/

ArgDiaP 2013: the 10th ArgDiaP Conference "Speech Acts and Arguments"
18 May 2013, Warsaw Poland

IGSAR 2013: the 1st Interdisciplinary Graduate School on Argumentation and Rhetoric "Social 
Dynamics of Argument"
16-18 May 2013, Warsaw Poland

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NEW
- programme and abstracts for the 10th ArgDiaP conference and the 1st IGSAR school
- new speaker: Prof. Manfred Stede (Discourse Research Lab, Potsdam University)
- the extension of the deadline for applying for grants supporting the attendance at IGSAR (3rd May)

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ArgDiaP is the Polish nationwide initiative dedicated to argumentation, dialogue and persuasion. 
Since 2008, we have been organising a series of biannual one-day conference meetings. A collection 
of extended papers presented at the previous international ArgDiaP editions will be published as 
a special issue of Springer's journal "Argumentation" devoted to the Polish School of Argumentation
(vol. 3, 2014).

The 10th ArgDiaP conference is dedicated to speech act theory - one of the most prominent 
philosophical traditions which strongly influenced the study of communication and argumentation 
in the 20th century. The conference is co-organised in conjunction with a three-day graduate 
school IGSAR. Both events take place in Warsaw at the Polish Academy of Sciences and are 
supported by the European Network for Social Intelligence, Sintelnet.

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Special guest
- John Searle (Dept. of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, US)

Other speakers
- Katarzyna Budzynska (Inst. of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
- Jacek Malinowski (Inst. of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
- Chris Reed (School of Computing, University of Dundee, UK)
- Patrick Saint-Dizier (Institut de Recherches en Informatique de Toulouse, IRIT, France)
- Manfred Stede (Discourse Research Lab, Potsdam University, Germany)
- Maciej Witek (Inst. of Philosophy, University of Szczecin, Poland)

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Important dates
- Applications for grants to attend IGSAR (EXTENDED): 3 May
- Notification: 5 May
- Early registration: 8 May
- IGSAR school: 16-18 May
- ArgDiaP conference: 18 May

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Organizing and Programme Committee
- Katarzyna Budzynska (Polish Academy of Sciences)
- Magdalena Kacprzak (Bialystok University of Technology)
- Marcin Koszowy (University of Bialystok)
- Olena Yaskorska (Polish Academy of Sciences)

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For more information, see:
http://argdiap.pl/