Workshop "Neurobiology of Speech and Language"

Dear colleagues,

The Laboratory of Behavioural Neurodynamics (St. Petersburg State University) invites you to a workshop dedicated to Neurobiology of Speech and Language which will be held in St. Petersburg on October 27-29, 2017 and will cover a wide range of topics pertinent to psychological and psychophysiological processes underlying language comprehension. World leading experts will present their own work and workshop participants will discuss some cutting-edge research at the intersection of neurocognitive and behavioural studies of speech and language.

The working language is English, no translation services will be offered. Abstract submission deadline: October 10, 2017.

Participation is free, but places are limited and registration is obligatory.

Registrarion is closed.

POSTER SPECIFICATIONS: A0, portrait orientation


Keynote speakers

Gareth Gaskell, PhD, Professor, University of York (United Kingdom)

Matti Laine, PhD, Professor, Åbo Akademi University, University of Turku (Finland)

Albert Costa, PhD, Professor, University Pompeu Fabra (Spain)

Elena Grigorenko, PhD, Professor, Saint Petersburg State University (Russia), University of Houston (USA)

Yury Shtyrov, PhD, Professor, Saint Petersburg State University (Russia), Aarhus University (Denmark)


Workshop Program

Information Letter


Workshop venue: Saint Petersburg State University, Faculty of Psychology


Makarova embankment, 6, room 213 (the Saint Petersburg State University, Department of Psychology is searchable on Google Maps).

How to get to the venue?

The workshop venue can be easily reached from Sportivnaya metro station (Line М5 – Purple). Take Sportivnaya – 2 exit to the Makarova embankment (and Sredniy prospekt) and walk straight along Neva river towards the Point of Vassilievsky Island for 850 meters. Once you cross Tuchkov Lane, Sredniy Prospect, Volkhovskiy Lane and Birzhevaya Line, continue straight for another 100 meters, and the destination will be on your right.


The venue can be reached from the metro station "Sportivnaya". The station has several exits, you'll need the one from lower platform to Vassilievskiy ostrov and Makarova embankment

Faculty of Psychology

faculty of psychology



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