LINGUIST List 27.2381

Mon May 30 2016

Calls: Gen Ling, Kurdish / Turkey

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 29-May-2016
From: Hasan KARACAN <>
Subject: 1st International Conference on Kurdish Studies
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Full Title: 1st International Conference on Kurdish Studies
Short Title: ICOKS

Date: 22-Sep-2016 - 23-Sep-2016
Location: Diyarbakır, Turkey
Contact Person: Hasan KARACAN
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Kurdish

Call Deadline: 01-Aug-2016

Meeting Description:

The 1st International Conference on Kurdish Studies will be held 22-23 September 2016, in Diyarbakır.

ICOKS will provide a scientific atmosphere for all participants all over the world to explore and discuss the different topics regarding Kurdish Language and Culture. The conference will also provide an opportunity to learn about the current issues such as trends in Kurdish Language and Literature, Linguistics, Kurdish Culture, Sociology and Kurdish Education research.

ICOKS-International Conference on Kurdish Studies is supported by Dicle University, Turkey. This conference has a great role in the disciplines of Kurdish Studies.

We hope to see you in the conference.

Call for Papers:

We would like to invite you to the ICOKS and share your expertise, experience, and new research results about Kurdish Language and Culture, Linguistics, Kurdish Literature and/or Kurdish education. Your contributions to, participation in and suggestions for ICOKS will be promising for us to be with you at the future conferences. It is an honor for us to be with you at the conference in which your invaluable contributions will help us to have a fruitful organization.

The official languages of the conference are English, Turkish, Kurmanci, Sorani and Zazaki. This means that the papers will be presented in all languages mentioned.

All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference proceeding and full papers will be published in the ''International Journal of Kurdish Studies [IJOKS]'' as a special issue.

Important Dates:

Deadline for Abstract Submission: 1 August, 2016
Deadline for Conference Registration & Payment: 5 September, 2016
Notification of Conference Schedule: 15 September, 2016
Conference date: 22-23 September, 2016
Deadline for Full Paper Submission: 1 September, 2016

Please submit your abstract online:

General Rules:

- For oral presentation, researchers should submit an abstract of 350 - 4000 words, which includes the objectives/s, methodology, findings and 5 keywords regarding the research paper/s. Summaries should also include author's / authors’ full name/s, affiliation/s and contact information.
- Submissions should be original papers and be able to contribute to the literature.
- In order to be admitted, submitted papers should not be previously available elsewhere, or yet be submitted for review or publication.
- Abstracts will be evaluated by the Organizing Committee in terms of format and suitability to the subject of the conference. After this evaluation, submissions will be sent to the reviewers who constitute the Scientific Board. Accepted submissions will be announced after the evaluation of the reviewers' report deemed appropriate to be presented at the conference.

Formatting Rules:

- Page Layout: Page margins should be arranged to be 2.5 cm from the left, bottom, top and right sides.
- Font: Times New Roman 12pt should be preferred, text should be justified and typed using 1.5 line spacing.
- Title: Times New Roman 14 pt, all letters capitalized, bold and centered to the document.
- Author / authors' names: Times New Roman 12 pt, each word capitalized, centered to the document. Corresponding author should be notified using a footnote. Author / Authors' Affiliations: Times New - Roman 12 pt, each word capitalized, centered to the document.

For more submission information, please visit our website:

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