The Sixth Image Schema Day

January 20-21, 2022

Jönköping University, Sweden

Pandemic considerations

If the current state of increased covid cases continues, we are prepared to postponed ISD6 until next summer. Naturally, all accepted papers and abstracts would be transferred also to a later date.  

About the Workshop

The Image Schema Day (ISD) is a workshop series devoted to the interdisciplinary research field of image schemas. 

As a workshop focus lies on discussing progressive research, building new and exciting collaborations, and presenting progressive research to a highly specialised audience. 

Previous editions can be found on:


Title/abstract submission: Dec 10th, 2021 Submission deadline: Dec 15th, 2021

Notification of acceptance: Jan 1st, 2022
Camera-ready version: TBA

Workshop: Jan 20-21st, 2022 


The workshop will take place at the 1850s villa Mariedal perfectly located on the lakeside of Munksjön. Since its restauration, the villa has functioned as the conference venue at Jönköping University. 

The villa can be found on:

Barnapsgatan 39, 553 33 Jönköping, Sweden

Instructions for 

Submissions and Proceedings

The workshop welcomes papers and talks from all scientific, artistic and industrial disciplines on the topic of image schemas and closely related notions. 

Topics include (but is not limited to): 

  • cognitive science
  • affordances
  • spatiotemporal reasoning
  • conceptual modelling
  • embodied cognition
  • artificial intelligence
  • commonsense reasoning
  • analogical reasoning
  • cognitive robotics
  • metaphors and linguistics
  • interface design
  • arts and literature analysis

Submissions must follow

new 1-column CEUR-ART Style ( 

After peer-reviewing, all accepted papers will be published in the ISD6 proceedings.

Dependent on the size of the event, the proceedings may become part of the JOWO proceedings held in summer 2022. 

Authors of abstracts may turn their contributions into a full research paper after the workshop. After a second round of reviews, accepted papers will be included in the proceedings. 


The workshop accepts three formats: 

Abstracts for presentation: 2 pages. Not included in the proceedings. 

Extended abstract: a minimum of 5 pages. Submission containing preliminary ideas or  summaries of previously published papers. 

Full research papers: 5-12 pages. Must be novel contributions not submitted for publication elsewhere.

People involved in the workshop



Maria M. Hedblom, Jönköping University, Sweden

Oliver Kutz, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Program committee:

Taisuke Akimoto, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

Stefano Borgo, The Institute for Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, Italy

Emilios Cambouropoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

João Miguel Cunha, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Zoe Falomir, Universitat Jaume, Spain

Jörn Hurtienne,Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany

Fabian Neuhaus, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

Mihai Pomarlan, University of Bremen, Germany

Adam Richard-Bollans, University of Leeds, UK

Guendalina Righetti, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Marco Schorlemmer, Artificial Intelligence Research Institute, IIIA-CSIC, Spain
Tony Veale, University College Dublin, Ireland

Paola Vernillo, University of FLorence, Italy