Protolang 6

Страна: Португалия

Город: Lisbon

Тезисы до: 15.01.2019

Даты: 09.09.19 — 12.09.19

Е-мейл Оргкомитета: Protolang6@gmail.com

Организаторы: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

 

We invite scholars from A(rcheology) to Z(oology) to contribute data, experimental and theoretical research! The 2019 conference additionally calls out for contributions on the following 5 themes:

  1. Paleolithic Cosmologies: How Early Hominins conceptualized Matter, Space/Ecology, Time, Words & Number
  2. Defining Protolanguage and the Biological, Cognitive, and Cultural Mechanisms and Processes whereby it evolve
  3. History, Philosophy and Methodologies to Study Primate and Human Cognition, Communication & Culture
  4. Multimodal Theories in Primate Communication and (Proto)Language
  5. Modelling of Language Evolution (trees, networks, agent and population dynamics)

The thematic focus of Protolang is on delineating the genetic, anatomical, neuro-cognitive, socio-cultural, semiotic, symbolic and ecological requirements for evolving (proto)language. Sign use, tools, cooperative breeding, pointing, vocalisation, intersubjectivity, bodily mimesis, planning and navigation are among many examples of such possible factors through which hominins have gained a degree of specificity that is not found in other forms of animal communication and cognition.We aim at identifying the proximate and ultimate causes as well as the mechanisms by which these requirements evolved; evaluating the methodologies, research tools and simulation techniques; and enabling extended and vigorous exchange of ideas across disciplinary borders.

Веб-сайт конференции: https://easychair.org/cfp/Protolang-6