Bietti, Lucas


Université de Neuchâtel
Institut de Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations
2e étage
Rue Emile-Argand 11
CH - 2000 Neuchâtel
Tél. + 41 32 718 1413
E-mail : lucas.bietti@unine.ch

Personal webpage: www.collectivememory.net
CV: CV incl. publications


2011 PhD in Linguistics, Macquarie University, Sydney
2011 PhD in Communication, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
2007 M.Arts. in Cognitive Science and Language, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
2006 Licentiate in Letters (Linguistics), University of Buenos Aires

Professional experience

2015 – 2018 SNSF Ambizione Reseach Fellow, University of Neuchatel
2013 – 2015 Marie Curie IEF Research Fellow, Telecom ParisTech
2011 – 2013 Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow, KWI,
2011 Visiting scholar, VU Amsterdam
2009 Visiting scholar, Bielefeld University

Research interests

  • Collaborative remembering
  • Multimodal interaction
  • Distributed cognition
  • Social learning

Currently funded projects

2015 – 2018 The Embodied Communication of Memories: Interaction, Evolution and Learning in Social Contexts. (Lucas M. Bietti, PI). Institute of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Neuchâtel. SNSF.

Editorial activities

Journal reviewer: Philosophical Psychology; Review of Philosophy and Psychology; Discourse Processes; Applied Psycholinguistics; Journal of Pragmatics; Culture & Psychology; Interaction Studies; Memory Studies; Journal of Language & Politics; and SAGE Open


  • Bietti, L.M. & Baker, M.J. (accepted). Collaborating to remember collaborative creativity: An exploratory study. Memory Studies.
  • Bietti, L.M. & Baker, M.J. (in press). Multimodal processes of joint remembering in complex collaborative activities. In M. Meade, A. Barnier, P. van Bergen, C. B. Harris & J. Sutton (eds.), Collaborative Remembering: How Remembering with Others Influences Memory. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Bietti, L.M. Baker, M.J. & Détienne, F. (2016). Joint remembering in collaborative design: A multimodal approach in the case of a video design studio. CoDesign. DOI: 10.1080/15710882.2015.1103752
  • Bietti L.M. & Sutton, J. (2015). Interacting to remember at multiple timescales: Coordination, collaboration, cooperation and culture in joint remembering. Interaction Studies, 16 (3). 419-450.
  • Amici, F. & Bietti, L. (eds.) (2015). Coordination, Collaboration and Cooperation: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Interaction Studies 16 (3). [Special issue]
  • Amiici, F & Bietti, L. M. (2015). Coordination, collaboration and cooperation: Interdisciplinary perspectives. Editorial. Interaction Studies 16 (3), vii-xii.
  • Bietti, L.M. & Sutton, J. (2015). Multiple timescales of joint remembering in the crafting of a memory-scaffolding tool during collaborative design. In G. Airenti, B. Bara & G. Sandini (eds.), Proceedings of the EuroAsianPacific Joint Conference on Cognitive Science, pp. 60-65.
  • Bietti, L. M., Baker, M.J. & Détienne, F. (2015). Joint remembering in co-design: An ethnographic study of functions and multimodal processes. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics. New York: ACM press. Art. 17.
  • Stone, C. & Bietti, L. M. (eds.) (2015). Contextualizing Human Memory: An interdisciplinary approach to how Individuals and groups remember their pasts. London: Routledge.
  • Bietti, L. M. (2015). Contextualizing embodied remembering: Autobiographical narratives and multimodal communication. In C. Stone & L. M. Bietti (eds.), Contextualizing Human Memory: An Interdisciplinary Approach to How Individuals and Groups Remember their Pasts (pp.127-163). London: Routledge.
  • Bietti, L. M. (2014). Discursive Remembering: Individual and Collective Remembering as a Discursive, Cognitive and Historical Process. Berlin/New York: De Gruyter.
  • Bietti, L. M., Stone, C. & Hirst, W. (eds.) (2014). Remembering in Context. Memory Studies, 7 (3). [Special issue].
  • Bietti, L.M., Stone, C. B. & Hirst, W. (2014). Contextualizing human memory. Editorial. Memory Studies, 7 (3), 267-271.
  • Cienki, A., Bietti, L & Kok, K. (2014). Multimodal alignment during collaborative remembering. Memory Studies, 7 (3), 354-369.
  • Bietti, L. M. (2014). Embodied and distributed contexts of collaborative remembering. In C. Müller, E. Fricke, S. Ladewig, A. Cienki, D. McNeill, & S. Teßendorf (eds.), Handbook Body – Language – Communication. Volume 2 (pp. 2008-2016) Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Bietti, L.M. & Galiana Castelló, F. (2013). Embodied reminders in family interactions: Multimodal collaboration in remembering activities. Discourse Studies 15, (6), 665-686.
  • Bietti, L.M. (2013). Reminders as interactive and embodied tools for socially distributed and situated remembering. SAGE Open Aug 2013,3 (3) doi: 10.1177/2158244013501331
  • Bietti, L.M. (2012). Towards a cognitive pragmatics of collective remembering. Pragmatics & Cognition 20, (1), 32-61.
  • Bietti, L. M. (2012). Joint remembering: cognition, communication and interaction in processes of memory-making. Memory Studies 5, (2), 182-205.
  • Bietti, L. M. (2011). The commemoration of March 24th, 1976: understanding the exceptionality of the present political discourse about the 'Dirty War' in Argentina. Journal of Language and Politics 10 (3), 347-371.
  • Bietti, L.M. (2011). 'Piercing memories': Empty spaces in the histories of Argentinean families. Memory Studies 4 (1), 83-87.
  • Bietti, L. M. (2010). Sharing memories, family conversation and interaction. Discourse & Society 21 (5), 499-523.