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Semmelweis Medical Linguistics Conference 2023: Impact of Sociocultural Factors on Health Communication Hybrid Conference

June 2, 2023 - June 3, 2023


Keynote speakers include:

  • Dr. Sara Bigi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
    • Title of keynote speech: Doing pragma-linguistic analysis of discourse in medical settings: methodological and ethical issues
  • Dr. Zsofia Demjen (University College London)
    • Title of keynote speech: Patient discourse online: sociocultural factors and beyond
  • Dr. Jan Engberg (Aarhaus University)
    • Title of keynote speech: Disseminating our knowledge or popularizing our insights? Investigating levels of explanatory depth in online health support communities.
  • Dr. Pascaline Faure (Sorbonne University)
    • Title of keynote speech: “Doctor, I have not seen for three months / Docteur, je ne vois rien depuis trois mois”: a comparative lexicological analysis of words and expressions related to the body and its (dys)functions in the English and French common languages
  • Dr. Rita Temmerman (Vrije Universitat Brussel)
    • Title of keynote speech: Understanding monolingual and multilingual culture-bound communication in health care

Important dates and deadlines

Abstract submission deadline 20 February, 2023
Registration as speaker or poster presenter 1 April, 2023
Registration as participant or online participant
Payment deadline 15 April, 2023
Conference 2-3 June, 2023



June 2, 2023
June 3, 2023


Department of Languages for Specific Purposes, Semmelweis University
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Hybrid; Semmelweis University, Basic Medical Science Center (EOK) H-1094 Budapest, Tűzoltó u. 37-43
H-1094 Budapest, Tűzoltó u. 37-43
Budapest, Hungary
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+36 1 459-1500