LINGUIST List 25.2938

Tue Jul 15 2014

Calls: Historical Linguistics/Italy

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 14-Jul-2014
From: Michela Cennamo <>
Subject: 22nd International Conference on Historical Linguistics
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Full Title: 22nd International Conference on Historical Linguistics
Short Title: ICHL22

Date: 27-Jul-2015 - 31-Jul-2015
Location: Naples, Italy
Contact Person: Michela Cennamo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Sep-2014

Meeting Description:

The International Conference on Historical Linguistics is held every second year under the auspices of the International Society of Historical Linguistics. The most recent conferences took place in Nijmegen, the Netherlands (2009), Osaka, Japan (2011), Oslo, Norway (2013).

Call for Workshop Proposals:

Workshop proposals are invited on any aspect of historical linguistics, comprising (although not exclusively) the following topics:

- Methods and models in Historical Linguistics (e.g., the comparative method, language phylogenies, areal-typological and formal approaches to language change)
- Levels of analysis, e.g., phonetic/phonological, morphological, syntactic, semantic change and reconstruction
- Discourse/pragmatics and change
- Contact-induced change
- Language acquisition, Language attrition, cognitive processes and change
- Quantitative approaches to language change and Diachronic corpus linguistics
- Development of pidgins and creoles
- Social and cultural dimensions of language change
- In-depth studies of change in specific language families
- Grammaticalization
- Alia

Important Dates:

Deadline for workshop proposals: 20 September 2014
Notification of acceptance of workshop proposals: 20 October 2014
Deadline for submission of abstracts for general sessions and workshops: 30 January 2015
Notification of acceptance of papers for general sessions and workshops: 30 March 2015

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