LINGUIST List 24.1134

Wed Mar 06 2013

Calls: History of Linguistics/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 06-Mar-2013
From: Gonçalo Fernandes <>
Subject: 13th International Conference on the History of Language Sciences
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Full Title: 13th International Conference on the History of Language Sciences Short Title: ICHoLS XIII
Date: 25-Aug-2014 - 29-Aug-2014 Location: Vila Real, Portugal Contact Person: Carlos Assunção
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jul-2013

Meeting Description:

UTAD / CEL, Vila Real, Portugal
25-29 August 2014

The 13th International Conference on the History of Language Sciences (ICHoLS XIII) will be held at the Centro de Estudos em Letras (CEL) of the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), in Vila Real, Northern Portugal, during 25-29 August 2014.

ICHoLS conferences have taken place every three years since 1978. Previous venues have been Ottawa (1978), Lille (1982), Princeton (1984), Trier (1987), Galway (1990), Washington (1993), Oxford (1996), Fontenay-St. Cloud (1999), São Paulo-Campinas (2002), Urbana-Champaign (2005), Potsdam (2008), and Saint Petersburg (2011).

Call for Papers:

Papers relating to any aspect of the history of language sciences are invited, focusing on diverse topic areas ranging from antiquity to the contemporary history of linguistics and from individual case studies to methodological considerations.

The organizers ask that proposals for papers be made in the form of abstracts of 400 words, including a few pertinent references, in an anonymized Word doc or rtf file accompanying the email communication and addressed to:

The official languages of the conference will be English, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish.

The absolute deadline for receipt of abstracts is July 15, 2013. An international panel of referees will select the papers to be presented at the conference. Final selection will be made by September 2013; notification of acceptance will be sent before December 1, 2013.

For further information please contact the local members of the executive board by using the above email address.

Executive Board:

Honorary President: E.F.K. Koerner
President: Carlos Assunção
Vice-President: Gonçalo Fernandes
Secretary: Rolf Kemmler
Executive Secretary: Marlene Loureiro
Regular Members:
Maria Helena Santos
Rebeca Fernández Rodríguez
Sónia Coelho
Susana Fontes
Teresa Moura

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