CFP: Sense and the Making of Sense - SeMaSe2022

Submission deadline: March 15, 2022

Conference date(s):
June 2, 2022 - June 4, 2022

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Conference Venue:

St. Petersburg State University
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Topic areas


The conference will be held in a hybrid mode

We invite submissions on the following topics
• The making and dynamics of sense
• The phenomenology of sense
• Sense, discourse and action
• Sense and the making of sense in the regulation of activity
• Existential senses and life contexts
• Narrative practices of making sense
• Sign and symbol in socio-cultural practices
• Semiotics and semantics of screen culture and visual sphere
• The theory of meaning in historical development
• Sense as a unit of semantics and pragmatics
• Logical investigations of sense and denotation
• Sense and denotation in the practice of argumentation
• Propositional attitudes
• Byzantine logical-semantic tradition

Plenary sessions:
"Sense, denotation and discourse"
"The making of sense and dynamics of meaning"
"Semantics, pragmatics and propositional attitudes"

Working languages: English, Russian

Program Committee:

  • Oksana Goncharko, ITMO University St. Petersburg,
  • Elena Dragalina-Chernaya, Higher School of Economics, Moscow,
  • Vitaly Dolgorukov Higher School of Economics, Moscow,
  • Dmitry Zaitsev, Lomonosov Moscow State University,
  • Dmitry Leontiev, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Higher School of Economics,
  • Elena Lisanyuk, St. Petersburg State University,
  • Gleb Karpov, St. Petersburg State University
  • Petr Kusliy, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences,
  • Larisa Muraveva, St. Petersburg State University,
  • Valery Surovtsev, Tomsk State University,
  • Natalya Tomova, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Organizing Committee:

  • Ivan Mikirtumov, St. Petersburg State University, chairman,
  • Valeria Semyonova, St. Petersburg State University, secretary,
  • Grigorii Tulchinskii, Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg State University, deputy chairman,
  • Suren Zolyan, Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad.

Important Dates

  • January 20, 2022 - submission via EasyChair is open
  • March 15 - submissions due
  • March 31 - notification of acceptance and invitations for those accepted
  • May 15 - confirmations of acceptance due

Abstract submission and review

Abstracts (250–300 words) are to be submitted exclusively via the EasyChair system. To
make a submission, use the link:

The submitted materials will undergo blind review. The organizers reserve the right to reject

The accepted abstracts will be available on the conference page.
Participants are given the opportunity to publish enlarged abstracts (750-1000 words) or an
article (from 2700 words) in the journal "Logical and philosophical studies" (RSCI, ISSN 2223-

Venue and Accommodation:
Conference venue: St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of liberal arts and sciences,
Galernaja str. 58/60.
Unfortunately, the Organizing Committee cannot provide accommodation for the
conference participants. Please note that St. Petersburg is a popular tourist attraction in
June, so you might wish to book an accommodation in advance.

For any further questions and remarks, please contact Ivan Mikirtumov [email protected]

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