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Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Peer review on session proposals for NASS IX conducted

A week ago or so I conducted peer review of six session proposals for the upcoming 9th conference of the Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies (NASS IX), for which I am a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee.

Feedback on bachelor thesis project drafts given to 12 students

Today I have given 12 students at University of Stavanger´s Department of social studies feedback on their drafts of project description for bachelor thesis in child welfare (half an hour each).

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

"Existential universals" chapter still forthcoming


My book chapter "Existential universals: biosemiosis and existential semiosis" has been forthcoming in Eero Tarasti´s (et al.) (Eds), Transending Signs (Paris: Muyton de Gruton) since 2010 at least. And it still is.

Supervisor seminar chaired; appointed member of research ethics reference group

Today I chaired a supervisor seminar (2 hours) at University of Stavanger´s Department of Social Studies, in relation to the bachelor thesis in child welfare and social work respectively. I was appointed member of a 3-person reference group in research ethics. Some 20 faculty attended the seminar.

Monday, 26 January 2015

Final program of MAC3

Here is a link to the final programme of the recently held Minding Animals Conference 3 (Delhi, India, January 13-20th).

Reassessment of three exam papers

Today I have participated in reassessment of three exam papers in Examen Philosophicum at University of Stavanger´s Department of social studies, with Espen Gamlund.

Saturday, 24 January 2015