[Lingtyp] International Conference on Austro-Asiatic Linguistics (ICAAL), 2017
jpeterson at isfas.uni-kiel.de
Sun Dec 11 15:23:50 EST 2016
FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
From Septemer 29 - October 1, 2017, the Department of Linguistics at
the Christian-Albrechts-Universität in the port city of Kiel in northern
Germany will be hosting the bienneial
7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AUSTRO-ASIATIC LINGUISTICS (ICAAL).
Abstracts are now being accepted for contributions for this conference.
Abstracts should not exceed 750 words plus references, tables and maps
and should be sent as PDF files by Friday, January 13, 2017 to the
following address: ICAAL2017 at isfas.uni-kiel.de
Abstracts should contain no direct references to the contributor(s).
Instead, contributors should submit a second file in addition to the
abstract containing the name(s) of the contributor(s) and the title of
the abstract. Notices of acceptance will be sent out no later than
January 31, 2017.
Presentations will be for 30 minutes each, followed by 15 minutes for
discussion. Following the presentations, the conference will close on
the final day with an open discussion on the concrete results of the
conference, the state of the field of Austro-Asiatic studies, as well as
directions for future research.
Conference convenor: John Peterson
Scientific committee: Mathias Jenny, Nicole Kruspe, John Peterson, Paul
Contributions on any aspect of the languages belonging to the
Austro-Asiatic phylum will be considered for acceptance. This includes -
but is by no means limited to! - the following topics:
* language documentation and description
* phonetics & phonology
* historical linguistics
* areal linguistics
* linguistic relativity
* formal linguistics
* writing systems
All questions concerning the conference should be sent to John Peterson
at the following address: jpeterson at isfas.uni-kiel.de
The conference website can be found under the following address:
Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ISFAS)
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Tel.: (+49) (0)431-880 2414
Fax: (+49) (0)431-880 7405
"Linguistic diversity is something much more unassailable than a 'human
right' - it is a tautology.", John E. Joseph (2004: 192)
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