Some days back I registered for the 12th Gathering in Biosemiotics, which is to take place in Tartu July 17-21. I also registered for both of the two pre-conference events: The seminar "Biosemiotics and the Study of Culture" on July 16th and the "Language and life" event on July 17th.
* Abstract: "In the gaze of the other: Describing cultural affordances by conducting comparative Umwelt mapping in animal studies" (for July 16th)
* Abstract: "The conceptual Umwelt and its role in the tripartite model of the human Umwelt" (for July 17th, to be revised)
* Abstract: "On the notion of induced semiosis, with emphasis on anthropogenic semiosis" (for July 21st)