Monday 14 May 2012

The Fourth International 


Conference on Perspectives

and Limits of Dialogism

in Mikhail Bakhtin

"Dialogue at the Boundaries" 

“Bakhtin” © 2010 by Stephen Morillo

All papers to be submitted for consideration for publication are required to be submitted to the conference administrator, Courtney White by February 20, 2014

For any further information also contact Courtney White via email:

Amended conference and institute schedules available online now
The University of Waikato (Te Whare Wananga o Waikato) in collaboration with Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development, and the Centre for Global Studies in Education at Waikato, is delighted to be hosting a major international conference, 'Perspectives and Limits of Dialogism in Mikhail Bakhtin', commencing Wed 15 (from 5pm) until Friday 17 January, 2014. 

The conference will be followed by the Dialogic Pedagogy Institute running over Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January 2014.

The increased interest in the work of Mikhail Bakhtin and members of the Bakhtin Circle(s), among Western scholars have been particularly evident since the 1980s. Bakhtin's ideas about dialogism have been a source of inspiration for various approaches within different disciplines and across diverse communities. The scopes of the conference include dialogism within and between the following disciplines:

Early yearsLaw
Ecological and 
Indigenous Studies
Education in / 
out of schools
HistoryPolitical scienceSpeech pathology