Call for management team candidates

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During the 2018 meeting in Lugano, the Philosophy of Communication section will select a new management team (chair and two vice chairs). The election will take place during the business meeting.

Candidates may now may put their names forward for the position as chair or vice chair. Please inform Mats Bergman ( if you are interested in becoming a member of the Philosophy of Communication management team

CFP – Philosophies of Communication: East and West

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International Colloquium

Philosophies of Communication: East and West

Date: February 2 & 3, 2018
Venue: School of English, The University of Hong Kong

For this international colloquium we welcome papers that explore aspects of language philosophy with a focus on the relation between Eastern and Western paradigms. Contributions can be historical, philosophical, literary, linguistic, or related to media/communication, but all in one way or another connected to the question if and how the intercultural perspective can be useful or informative for the study of language and communication in the broad sense.

We plan to publish a number of papers presented at the colloquium in a 2018 special issue of Empedocles. European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication (Intellect, Editor: Johan Siebers).

We invite you to submit your abstract (ca. 300 words) by the dealine of December 15th, 2017. Please send it to and

Adrian Pablé (University of Hong Kong)
Johan Siebers (Middlesex University)

The International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy

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Wiley-Blackwell and the International Communication Association present the latest addition to the landmark The Wiley Blackwell-ICA International Encyclopedias of Communication series.
Now available in 4-volume print and online, this is the definitive reference work on communication theory and philosophy.