LINGUIST List 22.4579

Wed Nov 16 2011

Calls: Sociolinguistics/Netherlands

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        1.     Julia Sallabank , 13th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology

Message 1: 13th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology
Date: 15-Nov-2011
From: Julia Sallabank <>
Subject: 13th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology
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Full Title: 13th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology Short Title: ICLASP
Date: 20-Jun-2012 - 23-Jun-2012 Location: Leeuwarden, Fryslân, Netherlands Contact Person: Tjeerd Rintjema
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 14-Feb-2012

Meeting Description:

The next conference of the International Association of Language and Social Psychology, ICLASP 13, will be held between 20-23 June, 2012, in the charming city of Ljouwert/Leeuwarden, the capital of bilingual Fryslân in The Netherlands. The conference will be held in conjunction with Mercator, the European Research Center on Multilingualism and Language Learning, which is part of the Fryske Akademy. Further details of keynote speakers and other aspects of the conference are at and

This conference will bring together scholars from different disciplines who explore language and communication in their social contexts using both quantitative and qualitative methods. The focus is mainly on aspects such as identities, perceptions, attitudes, beliefs, values, motivations, norms, behaviour, policies and so on in their individual and intergroup contexts. Topics covered in previous conferences include language and health communication; language learning; bilingualism & multilingualism; language and discrimination, interpersonal, intercultural, interethnic and intergroup communication; nonverbal communication; miscommunication and communication failure; discourse analysis; language and ageing; language and mass media; language and humour; language and gender; language and authority; language and tourism; language and technology; language and security; endangered, regional and minority languages; language planning; and so on. Papers and symposia are invited for submission on these and related topics.

Call for Papers:

Submissions will be accepted in two forms: Symposia or individual papers/abstracts. Details for each are provided below. Please note that (i) all submissions and presentations need to be in English; (ii) by submitting a proposal for presentation at ICLASP13 you are agreeing to register for and attend the conference should your paper/symposia be accepted.

Individual paper submissions should be a single file containing:

- The names and complete contact information for all authors with a clear indication of who will present the paper- A 250 word maximum abstract of the paper

Symposia/panel submission should be a single file containing:

- Name(s) and complete contact information for the convenor(s)- A 250 word maximum introduction to the thematic content of the symposium with title- A list of the individual papers, including titles and brief abstracts of each (250 words max.), the names, complete contact information for all authors, clearly indicating the presenter(s). A typical symposium is 3-4 presenters with an introduction and a discussant

Deadline: 14 February 2012 (decision by 14 March); later submissions reviewed on ongoing basisSend to: with 'ICLASP 13 submission' in subject line

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