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Call for Papers: conference „Contemporary Umwelt Analysis: Applications for Culture and Ecological Relations“.

Call for Papers

The Department of Semiotics is looking for the absracts for the conference „Contemporary Umwelt Analysis: Applications for Culture and Ecological Relations“. Deadline for the abstracts is January 31st 2023.

Conference takes place in Tartu from April 18th to 19th 2023.

We are looking for contributions on the following topics:

  • umwelt analysis across disciplines (ecology, anthropology, literary studies, economics, etc.);
  • umwelt analysis in different applications, methods, and fieldwork;
  • human and animal umwelten in the era of anthropogenic environmental change;
  • contemporary developments in umwelt thinking.

Interested parties are welcome to submit their abstracts of max. 300 words by 31 January 2023 to for a 15-20 min. presentation.

The conference is funded by the European Union (Horizon Europe project 101084220: “Coevolutionary approach to unlock the transformative potential of nature-based solutions for more inclusive and resilient communities”) and by the Estonian Research Council (project PRG1504: “Meanings of endangered species in culture: ecology, semiotic modelling and reception”).

Further information is available on the conference website

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Mark your calendars: three-minute thesis competition for doctoral students to be held on 2 October