Second Call for Abstracts, SEALS22, France

Alice Vittrant vittrant at VJF.CNRS.FR
Tue Jan 17 23:14:13 UTC 2012

Agay/Saint-Raphaël (FRANCE)
May 30 - June 2, 2012
Dear Colleagues,
The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to February 12th. 
The International Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS) conference takes place every year, alternating between an Asian and a non-Asian country. 
In 2012, the 22nd annual International SEALS conference is organized by SeDyl, with the active support of INALCO, LACITO, CASE, CNRS (INSHS), IRD, IRSEA, Aix-Marseille Université, and Maison Asie Pacifique. It will take place in Agay (France).
Abstracts are invited for papers on any of the following themes related to Southeast Asian Languages:
·Space in Southeast Asian Languages: trajectory, deixis, directionality, metaphorical space etc…
·Discourse in Southeast Asian Languages: information structure, discourses markers discourse construction, etc.
·Corpus and variation in Southeast Asian Languages:  data, variation, analysis, structure, normalization, usages, etc…
Furthermore, we invite papers on any aspect of language or linguistics related to languages of Southeast Asia.

Keynote speakers


·Nick ENFIELD (Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen)

·Denis PAILLARD (CNRS/Université Paris-Diderot)


Abstract submission format

Please send your abstract of no more than 500 words on-line at


Please note that you need to register first on Easychair website before submitting your abstract on-line. During your registration, you will be asked to confirm your registration before proceeding to submit your abstract.

The actual content of your abstract proposal, without any personal information, should be attached to the submission form as a PDF file, and containing the following structure:

Page 1 : Text (500 words) containing a statement of topic, approach, and conclusions.

Page 2: Examples and references

Abstracts will be evaluated by the members of the scientific committee on a strictly scientific basis.

Abstract checklist

The abstracts themselves must be anonymous, but the body of your message/e-mail should include the following information:


-       Abstract submission:  February 12th 2012, online

-       Notification of acceptance: March 15th  2012, via e-mail

Presentation guidelines

Presentations should be in English (or in French). Participants will be allocated 25 minutes for presentation, plus 10 minutes for discussion.

Conference updates

E-mail : seals22.agay at

Alice Vittrant
Université de Provence / CNRS-LACITO
vittrant at

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