Call: The Sixth International Conference on Cognitive Science

Call for Papers

The Sixth International Conference on Cognitive Science is to be held in Kaliningrad (former Königsberg), Russia, June 23-27, 2014.

The conference is organized by the Interregional Association for Cognitive Studies (IACS), the Interregional foundation “Centre for the Development of Interpersonal Communication” and Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University.

The conference continues a series of Conferences on Cognitive Science held in Kazan’ (2004), St. Petersburg (2006), Moscow (2008), Tomsk (2010), and Kaliningrad (2012) (for more information see the IACS website:

The conference is intended to provide a multidisciplinary forum for scientists exploring cognition and its evolution, intellect, thinking, perception, consciousness, knowledge representation and acquisition, language as a means of cognition and communication, brain mechanisms of cognition, emotion and higher forms of behavior. Psychologists, linguists, neuroscientists, computer scientists, philosophers, anthropologists, specialists in education, artificial intelligence, neuroinformatics and cognitive ergonomics, as well as other researchers interested in interdisciplinary research on cognition are invited to participate in the conference.

The conference program will include lectures by leading experts in multidisciplinary cognitive studies. Invited speakers who have already confirmed their participation include Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago), Arto Mustajoki (University of Helsinki), and Shinobu Kitayama (University of Michigan).

The working languages of the conference are Russian and English. Simultaneous translation will be provided for all spoken presentations.

There will be two formats of presentation: talks and posters. Accepted abstracts will be published by the beginning of the conference.

Abstracts should be submitted via the conference website ( from October 5 till December 1, 2013.

In the course of the selection of conference papers, particular attention will be given to the interdisciplinarity of proposals and their intelligibility for the representatives of other disciplines.

Decisions of the  Program Committee on the acceptance of papers will be made by February 15, 2014.

Information on registration fees, as well as on other aspects of the conference will be available at the conference website ( ) by October 5, 2013.

Conference e-mail:

Program Committee Chair – Andrej A. Kibrik (Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow)

Organizing Committee Chair – Yuri I. Alexandrov (Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)

Deputy Chair of the Organizing Committee – Andrey K. Krylov (Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)

Conference Secretary – Julia V. Mazurova (Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)


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