The Organizers

The INPRA 2024 Conference is Co-chaired by Prof. Silvia Bruti and Prof. Gloria Cappelli (University of Pisa) and by Distinguished Prof. Istvan Kecskes (State University of New York, Albany, USA). The Scientific Committee includes internationally renowned scholars working in the field of Pragmatics and Intercultural Communication.

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The University of Pisa

Officially established in 1343, the University of Pisa is one of the oldest and best-renowned in Italy. With its twenty departments, it is one of the liveliest universities in the country and one of the world’s top-ranking institutions. The conference will be hosted at Polo Piagge, a modern and functional teaching centre.

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INPRA 2024

The 10th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication (INPRA) will be held in Pisa from 30th May to 1st June 2024.

The INPRA Conference is a biennial meeting, and the Pisa conference marks the 20th anniversary of this key event in the field of intercultural pragmatics research.

The main aim of the INPRA Conference is to bring together researchers from around the world who have diverse scientific backgrounds and share the same field of interest – pragmatics, being perceived as a cognitive, philosophical, social, and intercultural perspective on language and communication. The conference promotes connections between pragmatic theory and its application in practice.

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Keynote Speakers

News! Meet our invited speakers!

[March 28, 2024] Prof. Delia Chiaro’s (University of Bologna) answer to our first question – part 2! A really interesting anecdote from a recent visit to Australia. More to follow… 

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How it all began!

[April 15, 2024] We have asked our invited speakers to answer a few questions for us! Prof. Istvan Kecskes told us about the origin of his interest in intercultural pragmatics. Find out more…

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[May 19, 2024] Prof. Siemund tells us about the importance of exploring intercultural pragmatics in contexts in which immigration is quite prominent.. […] 

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