2nd Conference of DFG-Research Training Group “Situated Cognition”

2nd Conference of the DFG-Research Training Group “Situated Cognition”

22-23 June 2018, Ruhr-University Bochum (DE)

Situated Approaches to Social Understanding, Emotion, and Meaning

CALL for papers and posters – EXTENDED DEADLINE

A collaboration between Ruhr-University Bochum and University of Osnabrück

Keynote speakers:

Elizabeth S. Spelke (Psychology, Harvard)

Giovanna Colombetti (Philosophy, Exeter)

Barbara Kaup (Linguistics, Tübingen)


Further speakers:

Alexander Bergs (Osnabrück)

Judith Martens (Bochum)

Albert Newen (Bochum)

Achim Stephan (Osnabrück)

Markus Werning (Bochum)


Call for papers and posters:

We invite the contribution of papers and posters on the topics of situated approaches to social understanding, emotion, and meaning, and on the topic of situated cognition in general.

Submissions for paper presentations should consist of an abstract with no more than 1000 words. Submissions for a poster presentation should consist of either an abstract with no more than 600 words or a poster.

Please submit your paper, poster or abstract in EasyChair (see link below), indicating in the submission title if it is meant to be a poster presentation (“poster only”), a paper (“paper only”) or a paper that might also be considered for a poster presentation (“paper or poster” – Submitted papers thus marked may be considered also for poster presentations should the maximum number of papers have already been accepted.)


The extended deadline for submissions is 23rd May 2018.

Authors of accepted papers or posters are eligible for financial travel support. Please check our website for details.



Call for registration:

Please send an email to: rtg-situatedcognition@rub.de


Scientific organization:

Albert Newen, Julia Wolf, Samantha Ehli and Beate Krickel (Ruhr-University Bochum)

Achim Stephan (University of Osnabrück)