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Keynote Speaker Conference at the Université catholique de l'Ouest - Niort Campus

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March 1, 2023
As part of the scientific partnership that the Niort Campus and the Faculty of Humanities signed with the Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities, the Information Communication program of the Niort Campus is happy to invite Marcello Vitali-Rosati as keynote speaker. He will also have already intervened before the conference in Peppe Cavallari's class "Épistémologie des sciences de l'information et de la communication" (Epistemology of Information and Communication Science). His keynote conference will be accessible online at 10:30 a.m. (EST).

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