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GSoC21

Invited by prof. Mark Turner to be a mentor at Red Hen Google Summer of Code 2021.

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Post-doc position in Bremen

It has now been confirmed that in February I will be joining Prof. Beetz’s cognitive robotics group at Bremen University working in the EASE collaborative research centre and the Horizon 2020 project MUHAI.

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Presentations and the (potential) revival of my academic career

A week ago I was invited to hold a talk at the Horizon 2020 project MUHAI’s kick-off meeting in Venice. My talk was called “What’s the meaning of this?” and concerned the role image schemas play in meaning formation for … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and its consequences for junior academics

The Covid-19 pandemic is hitting hard in many layers of society with people losing their jobs and their income. For junior academics, the pandemic is hitting particularly hard despite these individuals having high-levels of education and unique expertise. Already under … Continue reading

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It is now possible to order physical copies of my book: “Image Schemas and Concept Invention: Cognitive, Logical, and Linguistic Investigations” LINK

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Springer publication

Happy to announce that my PhD thesis has been published in a polished form in Springer’s Cognitive Technologies series. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030473280

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Abstract accepted to IACS4-2020

Our abstract: “The ontology of image schemas and the artificial mind” has been accepted for presentation at the IACS4-2020 held at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany, from July 2–4, 2020 (https://iacs4.signges.de/).

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Presenting work at CONTEXT and TriCoLore

The paper Conceptual Puzzle Pieces is presented both at Context 2019, Trento, and at TriCoLore 2019, Bolzano.

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Paper accepted at CONTEXT 19

Part of my disertation “Conceptual Puzzle Pieces: An image schema experiment on object conceptualisation” written together with Oliver Kutz, is to be presented and published in the proceedings at CONTEXT 2019, Trento, November 2019.

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Paper accepted to Shapes@JOWO

Our paper “Hidden Meaning: Using image schema violations to expose hidden semantical structures in metaphors” has been accepted for presentation at Shapes 5.0 and publication in the proceedings of JOWO. The paper is co-authored together with Oliver Kutz and will … Continue reading

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