LINGUIST List 26.5605

Thu Dec 17 2015

Calls: General Ling/Czech Republic

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 17-Dec-2015
From: Vaclav Jonas Podlipsky <>
Subject: Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium 2016
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Full Title: Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium 2016
Short Title: Olinco 2016

Date: 09-Jun-2016 - 11-Jun-2016
Location: Olomouc, Czech Republic
Contact Person: Václav Jonáš Podlipský
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Jan-2016

Meeting Description:

The Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium (Olinco) is a general linguistics conference held biannually at Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. It covers synchronic or diachronic aspects of grammar, phonology, or semantics. Papers can treat language description, language acquisition, performance, translation, or language deficits.

The general topic of the conference is language use and linguistic structure. The contributions are expected to include justified proposals for linguistic structure, and at the same time related these structures to some aspect of language use, such as information structure, phonetics, or meaning. The conference also includes specialized workshops / thematic sessions.

Featured Invited Speakers:

- Deirdre Wilson (University College London)
- David Pesetsky (M.I.T.)
- Volker Gast (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

Thematic Sessions:

- Categorial features of Nouns and their projections (June 11, Sat), organized by Elizabeth Ritter (University in Beer Sheva, Izrael, and University of Calgary, Canada)
- Quantitative Methods within Linguistcs (June 9, Thu), organized by Dan Faltýnek (Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic)

2nd Call for Papers:

We welcome proposals for oral presentations and posters in the form of abstracts related to the general topic and/or a workshop topic. Abstract submission guidelines are given at Poster sessions will be an integral part of the conference program. The language of the conference is English. All abstract submissions will be anonymously reviewed by an international committee of linguists.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 10 January 2016
Notification of acceptance: 15 March 2016
Early registration (50 EUR): 1 May 2016
Standard registration (60 EUR): 1 June 2016
Conference: 9 - 11 June 2016

Budget accommodation: For authors of accepted presentations we can reserve economical accommodation for up to four nights in shared rooms in a university dormitory (within walking distance of the conference venue). More information at

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