9th Experimental Pragmatics Conference (XPRAG 2022)
Tue, 13/09/2022

The 9th Experimental Pragmatics Conference (XPRAG 2022) is organized under the auspices of and will be hosted by the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia (Italy), on September 22-23, 2022.

XPRAG 2022 will be preceded by a Pre-conference Workshop, hosted by the University of Genoa (Italy) on September 20, 2022: Expressives. Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to the Expressive Content.

The events will have a hybrid format, with all the keynote speakers and part of the audience in presence and with the possibility for other participants to attend the event online (depending on the evolution of the COVID-19 situation in September 2022). More information for both in-presence and online participation will be given in the due course.

The conference program will include keynote lectures by:

Nicole Gotzner University of Potsdam;

Alessandro Lenci, University of Pisa;

Anna Papafragou, University of Pennsylvania

Marc D. Pell, McGill University

The conference will feature a full set of scientific events, such as brief talks, and poster sessions.

The scientific program will comprise contributions in any area of experimental pragmatics, including neuropragmatics, clinical pragmatics, and developmental pragmatics as well as pragmatics in multimodal communication.

The contributions will be presented in three main formats:

  •     oral presentation
  •     poster presentation
  •     pre-registration poster

XPRAG 2022 Conference offers the Young Research Award, a monetary prize, granted by the Organizing Committee to the best presentation (of any type) from a PhD or early post-doc (no more than 2 years from PhD).

The Young Research Award is awarded by the Network and is sponsored by the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia.

For any information regarding XPRAG 2022:

Click here for scientific program

More information on the site:, a research network founded in 2017, with the aim of providing an Italian venue for discussing – at the international level – empirical research on pragmatic processing.