[Lingtyp] CALL: Panels on African linguistics at 15th International African Studies Conference (May 26-29, 2020)

Andrey Shluinsky ashl at yandex.ru
Tue May 14 16:35:58 UTC 2019

Dear colleagues,

On May 26-29, 2020 15th International African Studies Conference will
be held in Moscow by the Institute for African studies RAS.
Panels on African linguistics will be organized by the Department of
African languages of the Institute of Linguistics RAS.

Our panels will deal with languages of Africa from typological,
diachronic, cultural and historic perspectives including, but not
limited to the following: typological and cross-linguistically
oriented studies in lexicon and grammar of African languages,
comparative linguistics, lexicology and lexicography, sociolinguistics
and language politics, language contacts, dialectology, historical
linguistics, language in oral and written tradition.

Official working languages of the conference are English and Russian.
Still, in terms of an international conference, we strongly encourage
everyone to submit and to present in English.

Abstracts for the panels on African linguistics should be sent to the
email address africa at iling-ran.ru no later than September 15, 2019
both in .doc and .pdf formats. The abstract should not exceed 300
words. Please include your full name, affiliation, postal and e-mail
addresses, phone number. Submissions of the highest quality and
relevance will be chosen for presentation at the conference. For any
questions related to abstracts submission and acceptance, please
contact us by the e-mail africa at iling-ran.ru.

Please read the conference announcements of the 15th International
African Studies Conference as a whole which are accessible here in
English https://inafran.ru/en/node/705 and here in Russian
https://inafran.ru/node/1725. For any questions, other than related to
abstracts submission and acceptance, please use the e-mail
inter at inafr.ru (for participants from countries other than Russia) and
ns_inafr at mail.ru (for participants from Russia).

Important dates:
September 15, 2019 – deadline for abstract submission
December 1, 2019 – notification of acceptance
May 26-29, 2020 – conference

Organizers of panels on African linguistics:
Maria Kosogorova, Nadezhda Makeeva, Viktor Ja. Porkhomovsky, Andrey Shluinsky

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