Past events

The 1st Finnish Symposium on Functional Linguistics and Multisemiotic Discourse Analysis

The 1st Finnish Symposium on Functional Linguistics and Multisemiotic Discourse Analysis took place on the premises of English Department, Unioninkatu 40, Helsinki University on 4-6 July, 2007.

The symposium hosted seven plenary speakers, three workshops, 25 section papers. A wide range of approaches and cultures were present. Participants included representatives of Brazil, Singapore, Sweden, Belarus, Spain, Australia, the UK, the USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany, New Zealand, Italy, Switzerland and other countries. Finnish academic communities were also present in a variety: Helsinki University, Helsinki School of Economics, University of Turku, Åbo Academy, University of Vaasa, University of Tampere, and University of Oulu.

The 2nd Finnish Symposium on Functional Linguistics and Multisemiotic Discourse Analysis

The 2nd Finnish Symposium on Functional Linguistics and Multisemiotic Discourse Analysis, “MUST-2” on took place on June 9-10, 2008 at the University of Helsinki.

The 3rd Finnish Symposium on Functional Linguistics and Multisemiotic Discourse Analysis

The 3rd Finnish Symposium on Functional Linguistics and Multisemiotic Discourse Analysis took place on August 26-28, 2009 at the University of Helsinki. The theme of the symposium was the multimodal analysis of film and dynamic images.

The plenary speakers were Henry Bacon (University of Helsinki), John Bateman (University of Bremen), Kay O’Halloran (National University of Singapore), Arianna Maiorani (Loughborough University) and Chiaoi Tseng (University of Bremen).