Semmelweis Medical Linguistics Conference 2023
Impact of Sociocultural Factors on Health Communication Hybrid Conference

Department of Languages for Specific Purposes, Semmelweis University
2-3 June, 2023
Budapest, Hungary


Important dates and deadlines

Abstract submission deadline (extended) 31 March, 2023
Registration as speaker or poster presenter 1 April, 2023
Registration as participant or online participant
Payment deadline 15 April, 2023
Conference 2-3 June, 2023
Registration fees


Poster presenter


Online participant

150 EUR (for two days)*

Dinner on the first evening**

30 EUR

* including lunch on both days

** optional program

Keynote speakers

Bigi, Sara

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Title of keynote speech: Doing pragma-linguistic analysis of discourse in medical settings: methodological and ethical issues

Demjen, Zsofia

University College London

Title of keynote speech: Patient discourse online: sociocultural factors and beyond

Engberg, Jan

Aarhus University

Title of keynote speech: Disseminating our knowledge or popularizing our insights? Investigating levels of explanatory depth in online health support communities.

Faure, Pascaline

Sorbonne University

Title of keynote speech: “Doctor, I have not seen for three months / Docteur, je ne vois rien depuis trois mois”: a comparative lexicological analysis of words and expressions related to the body and its (dys)functions in the English and French common languages

Temmerman, Rita

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Title of keynote speech: Understanding monolingual and multilingual culture-bound communication in health care

Payment details

  1. Fill in the registration form. Please make sure your invoicing details are correct.
  2. Transfer the fee of your choice.

    BENEFICIARY’s details:
    Name: Semmelweis University or Semmelweis Egyetem
    Address: 1085 Budapest, Üllői út 26, Hungary
    Account number: 11763842-00880888
    IBAN: HU51117638420088088800000000

    BANK details:
    Name: OTP Bank Nyrt.
    Address: 1051 Budapest, Nádor utca 16, Hungary

    The registration fee may vary:

    • 150 EUR registration fee for both days
    • 180 EUR (registration fee for both days + 30 EUR for the optional program)
  3. The payment reference should state the code:
    SMLC2023 registration fee
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    Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Social and networking events

City tour and boat trip on the second evening


Department of Languages for Specific Purposes, Semmelweis University
H-1094 Budapest, Ferenc tér 15.


Semmelweis University, Basic Medical Science Center (EOK)
H-1094 Budapest, Tűzoltó u. 37-43.


Abstract submission