Meetings on Meaning 2015: The Meaning of conspisarcy. Plot and Mystery in Communication

"Theory of the com-Propp-o. Themes and narrative processes in the representation of the plot "


DARIO MARTINELLI (International Semiotics Institute, Kaunas University of Technology)

"I believe then it's true. Social networks and the speech of gombloddo "

ILARIA FIORENTINI (University of Pavia and Bolzano)

GABRIELE MARINO (University of Turin)

"It's all President fault. Intrigues, conspiracies, corruptions in the TV series set in to the White House: Homeland, House of Cards, Scandal”


FEDERICA TURCO (University of Turin)

" Conspiracy literature and utopia: unlimited semiosis as a source of pleasure"


CONSTANTINO MAEDER (Catholic University of Loviano)

"Intrigues, conspiracies, cryptocracy literature in Risorgimental subject"


JENNY PONZO (Ludwig Maximilian University of Monaco of Bavaria)

"Plots on-line: the case #Gamergate"


MATTIA THIBAULT (University of Turin)

"The mysterious Holden. Semiotic hypothesis of a conspiracy "

ALESSANDRA CHIAPPORI (University of Turin)


“Conspiracy Theories: A Key-Frame in Online Communication of Extreme Right” / "Auto-Communicative Meaning-Generation in Conspiracy Theories"


MARI-LIIS MADISSON (University of Tartu)

ANDREAS VENTSEL (University of Tartu)

"Education and Social Vulnerability. The Impact of Austerity Measures on the Greek Educational System: a Socio-Semiotic Approach"


NIKOLAOS FOTOPOULOS (University of Western Macedonia)

"The soup of Hippocrates. Medical and pseudo-medical communication through patient expectations, plots and science "


CLAUDIA MANINI (San Giovanni Bosco Hospital, Turin)

"The paradox of trust: the conspiracy among credulity and doubt"



"The financial crisis as a conspiracy. Conspiracy theories in the contemporary discussion on Neoliberalism "

GIOVANNI LEGHISSA (University of Turin)


"(Not) Edo ergo sum: diet, health, and conspiracy theories."


SIMONA STANO (University of Turin, International Semiotics Institute)

"History as we know it. Role and meaning in the history of conspiracy theories"


VINCENZO IDONE CASSONE (University of Turin)