LINGUIST List 26.309

Fri Jan 16 2015

Calls: Historical Linguistics/Italy

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 13-Jan-2015
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: 30-Jan-2015

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).

2nd Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 min. discussion).
 They should be anonymous. Contact details (name, affiliation and email address) along with the title of the talk should be included in the body of the email. Abstracts should not exceed two pages, including examples and references (1 inch margin all around, font 12 pt, notes 10).
 Please send Word / Open Office / Word Perfect files and use Unicode fonts to:

Please also indicate whether you would like your abstract to be considered for the general session or for one of the workshops. Authors may submit up to two abstracts, one individual and one joint (or two joint). Abstracts will be reviewed by at least three members of the scientific committee.

Papers can be submitted either to the general session or to one of the workshops:

- Diachronic morphophonology: lexical accent systems
- Diachronic syntax and (modern) parametric theory
- The diachrony of valence: changes in argument structure
- The grammaticalization of evidential and epistemic markers
- Habituality and genericity in flux
- Non-cladistic approaches to language genealogy
- Patterns and models of semantic change
- Space in diachrony: asymmetries in the space domain and their developments

See for a description of the workshops.

Notifications will be sent by 30 March 2015.
Please visit our website for further information (

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