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Call for abstracts - 6th Budapest Visual Learning Conference. Nov. 13–14, 2015

Visual Learning: TIME – TRUTH – TRADITION


VLL 6 Abstracts

How do the visual and the temporal hang together, what are the relationships between image and time? What is visual truth, and how is it affected by the passage of time? How are images handed down, and what do traditions amount to, in the network age?

Invited speakers:

  • Sybille Krämer (Free University of Berlin)
  • Martin Kusch (University of Vienna)
  • Valeria Giardino (Laboratoire d'Histoire des Sciences et de Philosophie - Archives Henri-Poincaré, Nancy)
  • James E. Katz (Boston University), concluding plenary talk
  • Timothy Barney (University of Richmond)
  • Petra Aczél (Corvinus University of Budapest)
  • Kristóf Nyíri (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)


Conference to take place in Budapest, November 13-14, 2015

Conference organized by the http://vll.mpt.bme.hu

Visual Learning Lab, Department of Technical Education, Budapest University of Technology and Economics.


Contributions are invited from educational, communication, and media theorists, philosophers, linguists, psychologists, and other interested scholars on the following and related topics:

  • educational theory and visual learning
  • resemblance, representation, reality
  • image and language
  • images and media theory
  • visual rhetoric
  • pictorial meaning
  • pictorial communication -- visual imagery
  • visual intelligence
  • the visual mind
  • the image problem in the history of philosophy
  • visual argument
  • scientific visualization
  • visualization and higher education
  • images in the network age


A slot of altogether 35 minutes is planned for each presentation.

The selected papers will be published as an ISBN publication in the series Visual Learning (Peter Lang Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften) as well as in the on-line journal Opus et Educatio.

Submission of abstracts (max. 200 words) and short biographical statements (max. 100

words) by July 15, 2015. Please send your submissions to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Those submitting abstracts will be notified of the decision concerning acceptance by Aug. 1, 2015.

The conference fee is € 90. Participants are encouraged to arrange their own accommodation.

The conference venue (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1117 Budapest, Magyar Tudósok körútja 2, Bld. Q, Wing A) is located near downtown Budapest.

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Where can you find VLL?


Műszaki Pedagógia Tanszék (Department of Technical Education)

1117 Budapest, Magyar tudósok körútja 2., Wing A, 1st floor, room A123


Enter from Magyar tudósok körútja, at the blue sign in the picture!




(1. Kanyarodjunk le a Bogdánfy utcáról jobbra a Warga László útra)


(2. Haladjunk végig a Warga László úton)


(3. Különös ismertetőjel a Warga László út végén bal oldalon a kék színű Doboz Büfé)


(4. A BME Q épület a Warga László út végén jobbra)


(5. A BME Q épület fő bejárata)


(6. Lépjünk be a főkapun!)


(7. Menjünk az Aula bal oldali hátsó szárnyas ajtajához)


(8. Az aula bal hátsó szárnyas ajtó)


(9. Földszinti liftek)


(10. Induljunk az 1. emelet felé)


(11. A liftből kiszállva forduljunk jobbra, majd menjünk át a szárnyas ajtón!)


(12. A szárnyas ajtón túl az A123-as tanszéki ajtón lépjünk be, majd forduljunk jobbra)



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