The 9th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies - Helsinki/Imatra 11-17 June 2007

Finnish Network University of Semiotics   

International Semiotics Institute 

European Union

University of Helsinki

International Association for Semiotic Studies

 

                                                                                                                                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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9TH WORLD CONGRESS OF IASS-AIS
COMMUNICATION: UNDERSTANDING / MISUNDERSTANDING

The 9th World Congress of Semiotics, to be held on 11–17 June 2007 at the University of Helsinki, and at International Semiotics Institute at Imatra.

See brochure for more details.


Read here the presidential message to the IASS/AIS members.

Read here the FINAL program in .pdf format (possible changes will be communicated during the congress)

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program

 

before the congress congress program excursions
Structure of the congress
Plenary lectures
Cultural events
Sessions and subsymposia
St. Petersburg
Rock paintings

 

The congress will take place in the two locations as follows:
Helsinki: Monday–Wednesday, 11–13 June 2007
Imatra: Thursday–Sunday, 14–17 June 2007


Before the congress

6-8 June 2007
Design Semiotics in Use
Seminar at the University of Art and Design Helsinki
Contact persons: Susann Vihma (svihma@uiah.fi), Toni-Matti Karjalainen (toni.karjalainen@hut.fi)


Congress program:

Read here the FINAL program in .pdf format (possible changes will be communicated during the congress)

Structure of the congress:

9th IASS-AIS World Congress of Semiotics, Helsinki-Imatra, June 11-17

Monday, June 11
10.00–15.30 Registration: Helsinki University, Metsätalo 
14.00-15.30 Adam Schaft Session
16.00–18.00 Opening of the 9th IASS –AIS World Congress of Semiotics, 
Helsinki University , Main Building
18.00 Reception of the Helsinki University 

Tuesday, June 12 
09.00 -10.00 Fenno-Ugrian Plenary: Ilkka Niiniluoto: 
10.00 -10.30 Coffee break
10.30 -13.00 Sessions 
13.00 -14.30 Lunch break
14.30 -17.00 Sessions
17.00–17.30 Coffee break
1730–18.30 Plenary lecture: Anne Henault
20.30 Gala Dinner

Wednesday, June 13
09.00 -10.00 Fenno-Ugrian Plenary: Vilmos Voigt
10.00 -10.30 Coffee break
10.30 -13.00 Sessions 
13.00 -14.30 Lunch break
14.30 -17.00 Sessions
17.00 –17.30 Coffee break
17.30 –18.30 Plenary lecture: You-Zheng Li
20.30 Reception of the City of Helsinki 

Thursday, June 14
10.15 A Train to Imatra
From Helsinki Railway station 
12.55 Arrival to Imatra
transportation to Hotels and lodging
13.30–14.30 Lunch break
15.30-15.40 Welcoming speech: Pertti Lintunen , Mayor of Imatra
15.40-17.30 General Assembly of IASS 
17.30–18.00 Coffee Break
18.00–19.00 Plenary Lecture: Yuri Tsivian
19.15 Opening of the Art Exhibition by Matti Klinge 
Welcoming Reception of ISI

Friday, June 15 
09.00–10.00 Fenno-Ugrian Plenary: Jaan Kaplinski 
10.00 -10.30 Coffee break
10.30 -13.00 Sessions 
10.30-13.00 Meeting of the Executive Committee 
13.00 -14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 -17.00 Sessions
17.00–17.30 Coffee break
1730–18.30 Plenary lecture: Elisio Veron
19.00 Imatra Rapids surge
19.30-20.30 Puppet Theatre Festival: Bolero by Svyataya Krepost Theatre , 
Viburg, Russia
Theatre Imatra
21.00-22.00 Puppet Theatre Festival: Bolero by Svyataya Krepost Theatre , 
Viburg, Russia
Theatre Imatra

Saturday, June 16 
09.00–10.00 Plenary Lecture: Eero Tarasti
10.00 -10.30 Coffee break
10.30 -13.00 Sessions 
13.00 -14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 -17.00 Sessions
17.00–17.30 Coffee break
1730–18.30 Fenno-Ugrian Plenary: Pirjo Kukkonen 
21.00-24.00 Tango evening at Suikkala Dance-Pavilion by The Lake Saimaa 
Vantaa Pops Orchestra and Markus Allan

Sunday, June 17 
09.00–10.00 Sessions
10.00 -10.30 Coffee break
10.30 -11.30 Sessions 
11.45–12.45 Closure
12.45 -14.00 Lunch Break

An Excursion to St. Petersburg, June 18–20

 


Plenary lectures:

Tuesday, June 12 
09.00-10.00 Fenno-Ugrian Plenary: Ilkka Niiniluoto
17.30–18.30 Anne Henault

Wednesday, June 13
09.00-10.00 Fenno-Ugrian Plenary: Vilmos Voigt
17.30–18.30 You-Zheng Li 

Thursday, June 14
17.30–18.30 Yuri Tsivian

Friday, June 15 
09.00-10.00 Fenno-Ugrian Plenary: Jaan Kaplinski
17.30–18.30 Elisio Veron

Saturday, June 16 
09.00-10.00 Eero Tarasti
17.30-18.30 Pirjo Kukkonen


Cultural events:

Monday, June 11
16.00 Opening of the 9th IASS-AIS World Congress of Semiotics
University of Helsinki, Main Building
18.00 Reception of the Helsinki University
University of Helsinki, Main Building

Tuesday, June 12
20.00 Gala Dinner, dress: free (dark suite recommended, if available) 
Vanha Ylioppilastalo / The Old Student House

Wednesday, June 13
19.00-20.30 Reception of the City of Helsinki
Helsinki City Hall

Thursday, June 14
19.00 Opening of the Art Exhibition by Matti Klinge
Welcoming Reception of ISI
Imatra Cultural Centre

Friday, June 15
19.00 Imatra Rapids surge
19.30-20.30 Puppet Theatre Festival: Bolero by Staraya Krepost Theatre, Viburg, Russia
Theatre Imatra
21.00-22.00 Puppet Theatre Festival: Bolero by Staraya Krepost Theatre, Viburg, Russia
Theatre Imatra

Check the entire program of the Puppet Theatre Festival in English, Finnish and Russian 

Saturday, June 16
21.00-24.00 Tango evening
Suikkala Dance-Pavilion by The Lake Saimaa
Vantaa Pops Orchestra and Markus Allan


MOVIES 

Details

- Non-stop movie on Illustrous Semioticians 
- Non-stop DVD: Imatra in Russian Art

Imatra Cultural Centre


EXHIBITIONS

Photo exhibition: Greimas’s Childhood
Helsinki, Metsätalo

Photo exhibition: Understanding and Misunderstanding
Helsinki, Metsätalo

Photo exhibition: Semiotics In Finland 1986-2007
Imatra Cultural Centre

Matti Klinge: Paintings
Imatra Cultural Centre ---
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Sessions and subsymposia

11-13 June 2007
Applying Peirce
International Conference at the University of Helsinki
Arranged by the Helsinki Peirce Research Centre in conjunction with 9th World Congress of Semiotics

Read here a preliminary list of the sessions submitted to the 9th World Congress of Semiotics


Excursions after the congress: 

St. Petersburg

18-20 June 2007
Details

Program and price

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Rock paintings

Two excursions: 15 and 18 June 2007
Details

ROCK PAINTINGS I
Friday, June 15th, 2007

info and program  

ROCK PAINTINGS II
Monday, June 18th, 2007

info and program

 

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registration

Details

Registration:Finland Travel Bureau. http://www.eventizer.com/IASSAIS2007/en/ParLogin.jsp
More information by email:
Registration.IASS9@smt.fi.

The participants that have booked their meals will receive meal coupons during the registration on Monday, 11 (from 10.00 to 15.30) 

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accomodation

These hotels have a deal with IASS9:

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important dates

 Before the congress


11-17 June 2007:

9TH WORLD CONGRESS OF IASS-AIS 

The congress will take place in two locations as follows:
University of Helsinki: Monday–Wednesday, 11-13 June 2007; International Semiotics Institute at Imatra: Thursday–Sunday, 14-17 June 2007.

The transportation from Helsinki to Imatra will take place on Thursday 14 June.


30 September 2007:

Final deadline for submitting the article for the proceedings.


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instructions for authors

The full article to be published on the proceedings of the congress is expected no later than 30.09.07.

Guidelines for editing and formatting your article.

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conference venue

 

University of Helsinki: Central Campus, Monday–Wednesday, 11-13 June 2007

(download the campus map with specific notes on the congress venues)

University of Helsinki, Main building of the University, old side,
Unioninkatu 34 - Unionsgatan 34, 00170 Helsinki, Finland

University of Helsinki, Main building of the University, new side,
Fabianinkatu 33, Fabiansgatan 33, 00170 Helsinki, Finland

(download the main building map with specific notes on the lecture rooms)

University of Helsinki, Metsätalo building - Forsthuset, Unioninkatu 40, Unionsgatan 40, 00170 Helsinki, Finland

(download the Metsätalo map with specific notes on the lecture rooms)

Find your way by using the following maps:

Helsinki maps

Campus maps

 

International Semiotics Institute at Imatra (Virastokatu 1): Thursday–Saturday, 14-17 June 2007.

Info about Imatra at http://www.gosaimaa.fi/en/  

How to get to Helsinki

FROM THE AIRPORT --- BY FERRY --- BY TRAIN --- BY BUS

When in Helsinki

The best way to find your connections is the excellent website Journey planner. All you have to do is typing origin, destination and time of departure or arrival. The website will display all kinds of information for getting to your destination, including means of transportation, time schedule, maps, amount of walking and alternative possibilities.

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contact information

iass-9[AT]helsinki.fi PLEASE, PREFERABLY USE E-MAIL FOR CONTACTING US

www.helsinki.fi/ iass9

International Semiotics Institute at Imatra - Imatra Cultural Center - Virastokatu 1, 55100 Imatra - FINLAND

Eero Tarasti
President of the IASS-AIS - Président de l'IASS-AIS - Presidente de IASS-AIS - Präsident der IASS-AIS 

José Maria Paz Gago
Secretary General of the IASS-AIS - Secrétaire Général de l'IASS-AIS - Secretario General de IASS-AIS - Generalsekretär der IASS-AIS

Local Organizing Committee/Comité d’Organisation Local/Comité Organizador local/Örtliches Organisationskomitee
Hector Bahillo, Merja Bauters, Massimo Berruti, Merja Hottinen, Tarja Knuuttila, Pirjo Kukkonen, Otto Lehto, Dario Martinelli, Anna Mennola, Elina Paukkunen, Pekka Pesonen, Maija Rossi, Eero Tarasti (Chair), Eila Tarasti, Harri Veivo, Irma Vierimaa, Susanna Välimäki

Organizers/Organisateurs/Organizadores/Organisation
International Semiotics Institute at Imatra
The Finnish Network University of Semiotics
Musicology and Study Program of Semiotics, Institute for Art Research, University of Helsinki

The IASS-AIS bureau

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