An international workshop, "Social Action Formats: Conversational Patterns in Embodied Interaction", was held at the University of Oulu, 17-19 May 2011.

The workshop provided a forum for discussion on the notion of ‘social action formats’, or conversational patterns for routinely enacting particular activities and actions in interaction .

Two invited speakers gave plenary presentations:

Professor Cecilia Ford (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Professor Barbara Fox (University of Colorado)

Program and abstracts (PDF-file)


Research project "Social Action Formats"
Elise Kärkkäinen
Tiina Keisanen
Marika Sutinen

Last updated: 17.10.2012