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In organizing this two-day-conference, we offer young researchers working on social interaction an opportunity to present their work and to learn from experienced scholars in an environment that fosters dialogue and feedback across academic disciplines. We hope that these days will facilitate research collaborations and provide an opportunity to the participants to explore new methodologies, research tools, and theoretical frameworks in order to improve their own research.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/11/2016 to 12/27/2016
When: Friday, November 11, 2016
Where: February 16-17, 2017, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
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CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

Young Researchers Conference of the Center for Research on Social Interactions (CRSI)
16 – 17 February 2017, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

In the past few decades, there has been an exponential growth in the interest in research on social interaction in various academic disciplines such as psychology, linguistics, anthropology, neurosciences, education, and artificial intelligence. In many respects, social interaction research has garnered such popularity due to the highly interdisciplinary research objectives that incorporate an array of different interactional phenomena to study and theoretical and methodological frameworks to explore.

The main goal of the Center for Research on Social Interactions (CRSI) and its affiliated doctoral school is to promote this interdisciplinarity by facilitating collaborations between scientists working on social interaction. The CRSI doctoral school introduces young researchers working on social interaction to an interdisciplinary approach, and helps them develop their theoretical and methodological backgrounds in the field by means of epistemological and empirical lectures, conferences, training events, and workshops.

In organizing this two-day-conference, we offer young researchers working on social interaction an opportunity to present their work and to learn from experienced scholars in an environment that fosters dialogue and feedback across academic disciplines. We hope that these days will facilitate research collaborations and provide an opportunity to the participants to explore new methodologies, research tools, and theoretical frameworks in order to improve their own research.

Confirmed keynote speakers

Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck College, University of London, England)
Sara Greco (University of Italian Switzerland, Switzerland)
Michèle Grossen (Université of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Klaus Zuberbühler (University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland)

The conference will include a number of invited talks by social interaction researchers in various disciplines: Beatrice Ligorio (University of Bari, Italy), Eric Mayor (University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland), Gaëlle Molinari (University of Geneva, Switzerland), Cécile Petitjean (University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland), Sonia Szramek-Karcz (University of Katowice, Poland).

We also encourage all interested PhD students (and Post-doc) working with social interaction to participate actively in the conference by presenting their completed or work-in-progress research projects.
We invite submissions for two types of presentations: (1) poster presentations, and (2) short oral communications.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 27 December 2016
For further information about the presentation formats, how to submit an abstract and register for the event, please visit the CRSI-YR conference at the following address: http://www.crsi-yr-conference.com/
CRSI website: http://www2.unine.ch/interactions-sociales

Organizing committee
Lucas Bietti (PhD), IPTO1, Fabienne Gfeller (PhD student), IPE2, Sylvia Gonzalez (PhD student), ISLC3, Klara Skogmyr Marian (PhD student), ISLC3, Letizia Volpin (PhD student), ISLC3, University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland).
1 Institute of work and organizational psychology
2 Institute of educational psychology
3 Institute of language science

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