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  • Peirce Telecommunity Project

    Joseph Ransdell, Texas Tech University, USA.
  • Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism

    Kenneth Laine Ketner, Clyde Hendrick, Scott Cunningham, et al., Texas Tech University, USA.
  • Peirce Edition Project (P E P )

    André De Tienne, Jonathan Eller, et al.,
    part of Institute for American Thought (I.A.T.)   in the I.U. School of Liberal Arts   at Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis (I.U.P.U.I.), USA.
    • Producer of Writings of Charles S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition, Volumes 1–6 & 8, of a projected 30, and The Essential Peirce Volume 2 — all volumes' biographical introductions free online.  Sponsor of the book series Selections from the Writings of Charles S. Peirce (PEP description in PDF).  The Indianapolis Peirce SeminarRobin Catalog of Harvard's Peirce manuscripts and lettersList of Peirce's correspondents.
    • See also "World Report: The Peirce Edition Project" in SemiotiX XN-5 (2011).
  • Institute for American Thought

    Marianne S. Wokeck, Director.
    • The I.A.T., in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, houses the Peirce Edition Project, and its other projects include the Santayana Edition, an edition of the Frederick Douglass Papers, the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies, and the first-ever critical edition of the Josiah Royce Papers. Its academic programs include Professional Editing, American Studies, and American Philosophy. With resources from I.U.P.U.I, it hosts the peirce-l e-forum and the Arisbe website for The Peirce Group.
  • Groupe de Recherche Peirce-Wittgenstein (Google-Englished) (home page formerly at http://grpw.uqam.ca/ ; the Wayback Machine has only a 2012 version that is merely the P⁠E⁠P-UQÀM home page in French)

    François Latraverse, Université du Québec à Montréal.
    • See "Research Centers" in Peirce Project Newsletter, Volume 4, No. 1, spring 2001. Note there that UQÀM has also had a Ph.D. program in semiotics.
    Colloquium page from 1999, still online.
  • Charles S. Peirce Studies (peirce.org)

    Brian Kariger, USA.
  • Interamerican Semiotic Center Charles Sanders Peirce

    Argentina.
  • Digital Encyclopedia of Charles S. Peirce

    João Queiroz (now at U.F.J.F.) & Ricardo Gudwin, editors, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil.
  • Grupo de Estudios Peirceanos (GEP)Peirce Studies Group

    Jaime Nubiola, Sara Barrena, University of Navarra, Spain.
    • See Ransdell's comments from 2008.
  • Helsinki Peirce Research Center

    Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen, Mats Bergman, Sami Paavola, Henrik Rydenfelt, University of Helsinki, Finland.
    • Current project: Study and publication of Peirce's philosophical and scientific correspondence.
    • Connected with the online Commens.

  • Charles S. Peirce Society

    Demetra Sfendoni-Mentzou, President. Ivo Ibri, V.P. Shannon Dea, Secretary-Treasurer. Et al.
    • Journal: Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, Cornelis de Waal, Editor-in-Chief.
  • Charles S. Peirce Foundation (peirce-foundation.org)

    Nathan Houser, President; Robert Lane, Secretary-Treasurer; et al.
    • Supports reseach & education on Peirce's work. Founded 1974.
    • Co-sponsoring, with the Charles S. Peirce Society, the 2014 Peirce International Centennial Congress, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA, July 14–16, 2014, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Peirce's death.
  • Cybersemiotics: Transdisciplinary Theory of Information, Cognition, Meaning, Communication and Consciousness

    Søren Brier, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.
  • Centro Internacional de Estudos Peirceanos (CIEP) (formerly Centro de Estudos Peirceanos (CeneP))


    María Lúcia Santaella-Braga, Priscila Borges, Roberto Chiachiri, Pontificia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (P.U.C.-S.P.), Brazil.
  • Centro de Estudos sobre Pragmatismo (CEP) — Center for Pragmatism Studies (CPS)

    Ivo A. Ibri, Pontificia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (P.U.C.-S.P.), Brazil.
    • See News from the Peirce Edition Project, September 2010, page 6 (PDF).
    • Journals: Cognitio: Revista de Filosofia
    and Cognitio-Estudos: revista eletrônica de filosofia.
  • Centro Studi Peirce

    Marco Annoni, Carlo Sini, Rosa Calcaterra, Rossella Fabbrichesi, et al., Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy.
    • Part of the Associazione Culturale Pragma.

    • Pragma's journal: European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy.

  • Signo: Theoretical Semiotics on the Web in English & French

    Louis Hébert, Nicole Everaert-Desmedt, et al.
  • Semiotic Society of America

    Elliot Gaines, President. Marcel Danesi, VP, Pres.-elect. André De Tienne, immediate past President. Farouk Y. Seif, Executive Director. Et al.
    Meetings from 2006 to the recentest year.
    Old site: Semiotic Society of America.
    From the old site:
    36th Annual Meeting, 2011
    35th Annual Meeting, 2010
    34th Annual Meeting, 2009
    33rd Annual Meeting, 2008
    32nd Annual Meeting, 2007
    31st Annual Meeting, 2006
    30th Annual Meeting, 2005
    • Journal: American Journal of Semiotics.
  • International Association for Semiotic Studies - Association Internationale de Sémiotique (I A S S - A I S )

    Eero Tarasti et al.
    • Journal: Semiotica.
  • Nordic Pragmatism Network

    Henrik Rydenfelt, Network Coordinator.
    • Journal: Nordic Studies in Pragmatism.

  • Acervo Peirceano: Centro de Sistemática Peirceana

    Carlos Garzón Rodríguez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
  • LAIR: Logic of Abduction (once there, scroll down)


    Former webpage via the Wayback Machine
    John R. Josephson, Ohio State U., USA.
  • Collegium for the Advanced Study of Picture Act and Embodiment: Embodiment and iconicity in the philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce [Google-Englished]

    — & in the original German: Kolleg-Forschergruppe Bildakt und Verkörperung: Embodiment [etc.]
    Jürgen Trabant, Horst Bredekamp, et al. with Helmut Pape, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
    • Includes the Peirce Archive (Google-Englished) cataloguing his drawings and graphic materials. John Michael Krois (Google-Englished) was a leader in the project until his decease. See Aud Sissel Hoel's April 2, 2010 weblog entry on Peirce’s Pictorial Thinking Workshop. (Workshop page itself and Google-Englished.) Also see the C.S. Peirce Society's April 2012 meeting minutes, item 5 (De Tienne's report), 11th paragraph, beginning "In the same order of ideas".
  • Pragmatism Cybrary

    David Hildebrand, Cybrarian & John Shook, Visit[ing (?)] Founder.
  • International Pragmatism Society

    • Journal: Contemporary Pragmatism.
  • Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (S.A.A.P.)

    Erin McKenna, Scott Pratt, Christopher Voparil, William T. Myers, David Hildebrand.
    • Journal: The Pluralist.
  • Central-European Pragmatist Forum

    Emil Višňovský, Co-chair, John Ryder, President, et al.
    • Journal: Pragmatism Today.

  • Arthur Stewart, Lamar University, USA.
    • See "Research Centers and Resources" in Peirce Project Newletter Vol. 2, No. 1, summer 1995.
  • Educational Semiotics: גישה סמיוטית להשבחת תהליכי הוראה וחינוך [Semiotic approach to enhancing the educational and teaching processes] (Google-Englished)

    Danielle Zveda (ד"ר דניאלה זבידה), Rina Cohen (רינה כהן), Rachel Elkana (רחל אלקנה), Limor Leibovich (לימור ליבוביץ), Israel.
  • International Society for Biosemiotic Studies

    Jesper Hoffmeyer, Donald F. Favareau, et al.
    • Journal: Biosemiotics. Informally associated blog: Biosemiosis.

  • Gatherings in Biosemiotics

    Initiated by the Tartu and Copenhagen groups of biosemioticians.
  • Open Semiotics Resource Center

    Paul Bouissac
    • Free online journals, lecture courses, etc.
  • Center for Semiotik — Center for Semiotics

    Frederik Stjernfelt, Peer F. Bundgård, Svend Østergaard, Mikkel Wallentin, et al., Aarhus Universitet, Denmark.
  • Department of Semiotics, Tartu University

    Kalevi Kull, Peeter Torop, et al., Estonia
    • Journal: Sign System Studies.
  • Japanese Association for Semiotic Studies (Google-Englished)

    Ryuta Koike, Hiroshi Yoshioka, Osamu Maekawa, Kenji Ueda.
  • Arisbe in Spanish

    Alfredo Horoch.
    Partly built. Requires Java (not merely javascript); Java is currently (mid-2013) disabled in most browsers for security reasons.
  • Conceptual Structures

    International Conference on Conceptual Structures, yearly. See also Uta Priss's table.
    Conference home pages (1996–2011 complete, sometimes through the Wayback Machine; 1994 & 1995 programs) & all tables of contents. All links work as of 2011-9-22:
  • 20th - ICCS '13 Mumbai, India.
  • 19th - ICCS '11 Derby, U.K.  [*]T.O.C.
  • 18th - ICCS '10 Kuching, MalaysiaT.O.C.
  • 17th - ICCS '09 Moscow, RussiaT.O.C.
  • 16th - ICCS '08 Toulouse, FranceT.O.C.
  • 15th - ICCS '07 Sheffield, U.K.  T.O.C.
  • 14th - ICCS '06 Aalborg, DenmarkT.O.C.
  • 13th - ICCS '05 Kassel, GermanyT.O.C.
  • 12th - ICCS '04 Huntsville, Alabama, USAT.O.C.
  • 11th - ICCS '03 Dresden, GermanyT.O.C.
  • 10th - ICCS '02 Borovets, BulgariaT.O.C.
  • 9th - ICCS '01 Palo Alto, California, USAT.O.C.
  • 8th - ICCS '00 Darmstadt, GermanyT.O.C.
  • 7th - ICCS '99 Blacksburg, Virginia, USAT.O.C.
  • 6th - ICCS '98 Montpellier, FranceT.O.C.
  • 5th - ICCS '97 "Fulfilling Peirce's Dream"
    Seattle, Washington, USA
    T.O.C.
  • 4th - ICCS '96 Sidney, AustraliaT.O.C.
  • 3rd - ICCS '95 Santa Cruz, California, USA (program)T.O.C.
  • 2nd - ICCS '94 College Park, Maryland, USA (program)T.O.C.
  • 1st - ICCS '93 Quebec City, Canada.  T.O.C.
  • 7th Workshop on Conceptual Graphs 1992:
    Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.  T.O.C.
  •  *  URL of ICCS 2011 used to be http://www.derby.ac.uk/iccs2011

  • Past, but not forgotten

  • The Charles S. Peirce International Centennial Congress — July 16–19, 2014 at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, in the U.M.L. Inn & Conference Center25 miles north of Boston

    The Peirce Foundation and The Charles S. Peirce Society

  • AbduktionsforschungAbduction Research (Google-Englished)

    Uwe Wirth now at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
    • Many of the articles linked at the Artikel page are already in English. However, the Wayback Machine did not save all the articles.
    Site superseded that of the International Research Group on Abductive Inference at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany (site uses frames; once there, scroll down to click for English language) (and here was an earlier Web location), with Uwe Wirth and Alexander Roesler.
  • SEE: Semiosis, Evolution, Energy

    Edwina Taborsky et al.
    • The site has many working links. Journal: S.E.E.D. Journal. (To search, search S​E​E above.)
  • PAPER: Peirce Anthology Project - Electronic Representation

    Guy DeBrock, University of Twente, Netherlands.
  • Nijmegen C.S. Peirce Study Center

    Guy DeBrock, Director; Menno Hulswit, Coordinator: University of Nijmegen, Netherlands.
  • Roberta Kevelson, Penn State, Berks, USA.
    • See "Research Centers and Resources" in the Peirce Project Newsletter, Volume 1, No. 2, June 1994.
  • PEIRCE Project: Conceptual Graphs

    John Sowa, IBM, Fritz Lehmann, USA.
    • Also see this Conceptual Graphs FAQ.
  • Institut de Recherche en Sémiotique, Communication, et Éducation (L'I.R.S.C.E.)

    Gérard Deledalle, Joëlle Réthoré, Université de Perpignan, France, 1974–2003.
    • See "Research Centers and Resources" in the Peirce Project Newsletter, Volume 1, No. 2, June 1994.
  • SEMIOCOM: Groupe de Recherche en Sémiotique et Communication

    Robert Marty, Université de Perpignan, France.
  • Research Group on Semiotic Epistemology and Mathematics Education, Institut für Didaktik der Mathematik

    Michael Hoffman, Michael Otte, Universität Bielefeld, Germany.
    • See Peirce Project Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 3, Winter 1999, p. 13 (PDF).
  • Hermann Deuser, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen;
    Wilfred Haerle, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany.
    • See "Research Centers and Resources" in Peirce Project Newletter Vol. 2, No. 1, summer 1995.
  • Center for Applied Semiotics

    Donald J. Cunningham, Jean Umiker-Sebeok, Indiana University—Bloomington, Indiana, USA, 1998–2003.
  • PORT: Peirce On-line Resource Testbed Project

    (not all the images seem to be there)
    Christian Kloesel, Mary Keeler, Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis and later (the above link) at New Mexico State University at Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.
    • One can see PORT pages and more of its images in various sizes and resolutions at sites current and via the Wayback Machine. Click here for information and links.
  • Erziehungswissenschaften - Mensch-Computer Interaktion (MCI) - Semiotik (C.S. Peirce)

    & Google-translated. Some pages are already in English, so it may be worth starting from the untranslated German page if you seek shorter URLs for copy and paste.
    Jürgen Niemann (et al.?), Deutsche Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung, Germany.
  • Computer Semiotics: Peircean Semiotics and Digital Representation.

    Jean-Marc Orliaguet, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.



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