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LINGUIST List 24.5257

Tue Dec 17 2013

Calls: General Linguistics/Poland

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 17-Dec-2013
From: Ana Díaz-Negrillo <sleugr.es>
Subject: 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea
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Full Title: 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea
Short Title: SLE 2014

Date: 11-Sep-2014 - 14-Sep-2014
Location: Poznań, Poland
Contact Person: Ana Díaz-Negrillo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://sle2014.eu/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2014

Meeting Description:

SLE meetings provide a forum for high-quality linguistic research from all (sub)domains of linguistics. The upcoming edition of the SLE meeting will also host a round table of experts to discuss topics of special linguistic interest. SLE 2014 round table bears the title “Quo Vadis Linguistics”.

Plenary Speakers:

Laurie Bauer (Victoria University of Wellington)
Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań) (presidential address)
Peter Hagoort (MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen) ('Quo Vadis Linguistics' round table)
Martin Haspelmath (MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig) ('Quo Vadis Linguistics' round table)
Francesca Masini (University of Bologna)


Registration starts on 1st April 2014. For more information, see: http://sle2014.eu/registration and http://sle2014.eu/fees. To become a SLE member, visit: http://www.societaslinguistica.eu/membership/join.php.

Social Programme:

There will be a reception in the city centre (included in the registration fee), a city walk and a conference dinner. On Sunday afternoon there will be a post-conference excursion. Further information will be given in the second circular.

How to Get to Poznań:

Poznań is easily accessible by air, road, train or bus. It is located about half way between Warsaw (280 km) and Berlin (240 km), and there are good, frequent rail connections between those two cities and Poznań. Poznań's Ławica airport has frequent daily connections with Warsaw (LOT Polish Airlines), as well as Copenhagen (SAS), Munich and Frankfurt (LOT and Lufthansa). Poznań is also served by low-cost carriers that fly directly from a number of cities in the UK, Spain, Italy, Sweden and other European countries.

SLE Conference Management:

Treasurer: Dik Bakker (Lancaster)
Conference manager: Ana Díaz-Negrillo (Granada)

2nd Call for Papers:

47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea
11 - 14 September 2014
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland

The Societas Linguistica Europaea and the Faculty of English of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland, invite you to submit abstracts for workshop, poster or general session papers for the next annual meeting.

Guidelines for Submission: Workshop and General Session Papers and Posters

Workshop And General Session Papers:

Abstracts should not exceed 500 words (exclusive of references) and should clearly state research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results.


The next SLE meeting will hold a poster session of an hour for both senior and junior researchers. In order to foster interaction, all other sessions will be suspended during the poster session. Posters may remain available during the rest of the conference.

Abstracts should be registered and submitted via the Submit Abstract form (http://wwwling.arts.kuleuven.be/conference/admin/SubmitAbstractSLE). For recommendations about the contents and format of abstracts, please visit: http://sle2014.eu/call-for-papers.

Multiple Papers:

One person may submit a single-authored abstract, a single-authored abstract and a co-authored one (not as first author) or two co-authored abstracts (only one as first author). Presentations will be 20 minutes plus 10 minutes question time.


All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by three referees. Abstracts submitted to the general session and to the poster session will be evaluated by three members of the Scientific Committee. Workshop papers receive two evaluations by the Scientific Committee members and one by the workshop convenors.

Prize for the Best Presentation and the Best Poster:

There will be a prize for the best oral presentation by a PhD student, a prize for the best oral presentation by a postdoc and a prize for the best poster. See SLE 2012 (http://www.sle2013.eu/best-presentation-awards-2012) and SLE 2013 awards (http://sle2014.eu/best-presentation-awards-2013).

Important Dates:

15 January 2014: Deadline for submission of all abstracts
31 March 2014: Notification of acceptance
1 April 2014: Early bird registration starts
1 June 2014: Registration (full fee)
30 June 2014: Registration closes for participants with a paper
15 August 2014: Registration closes


SLE 2013 Local Organizing Committee
Małgorzata Kul, Paulina Zydorowicz

SLE Conference Manager
Ana Díaz-Negrillo

SLE Group On Facebook:


An extended version of this call can be found on: http://sle2014.eu/call-for-papers.

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