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Annouce your symposia in the typology congress of doctorama.

Symposium etymology :

From Ancient Greek syn (“together”) + pino (“drink”).

Symposium definition :

(plural symposiums or symposia)
1. A conference or other meeting for discussion of a topic, especially one in which the participants make presentations.
2. (in ancient Greece) A drinking party, especially one with intellectual discussion.

Symposium usage notes :

Academic conferences fall into three categories:
the themed conference, small conferences organized around a particular topic;
the general conference, a conference with a wider focus, with sessions on a wide variety of topics. These conferences are often organized by regional, national, or international learned societies, and held annually or on some other regular basis.
the professional conference, large conferences not limited to academics but with academically related issues
Conferences are usually organized either by a scientific society or by a group of researchers with a common interest. Larger meetings may be handled on behalf of the scientific society by a Professional Conference Organiser or PCO.
The meeting is announced by way of a "Call For Papers" or a Call For Abstracts, which lists the meeting's topics and tells prospective presenters how to submit their abstracts or papers. Increasingly, submissions take place online using a managed service such as Community of Science or Oxford Abstracts.

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