LINGUIST List 30.4920

Mon Dec 30 2019

Calls: General Linguistics/Romania

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 18-Dec-2019
From: Olga Spevak <>
Subject: 53rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea
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Full Title: 53rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea
Short Title: SLE 2020

Date: 26-Aug-2020 - 29-Aug-2020
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Contact Person: Alexandru Nicolae
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2020

Meeting Description:

The Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) and University of Bucharest are pleased to announce the ''53rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 2020)'', to be held in Bucharest (Romania), 26-29 August 2020.

SLE meetings provide a forum for high-quality linguistic research from all (sub)domains of linguistics and seeks to attract the submission of workshop proposals on specialized linguistic areas.

Final Call for Papers:

Workshop papers, general session papers, and posters

53rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea
26–29 August 2020
University of Bucharest

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES. The deadline for all abstracts is 15 January 2020. Notification of acceptance will be given by 31 March 2020.

Abstracts should clearly state the research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results. They should not contain the names of the presenters, nor their affiliations or addresses, or any other information that could reveal their authorship. They should not exceed 500 words (including examples, excluding references). Abstracts should have the same title as the entry submitted via Easychair.

Abstracts are submitted via Easychair. To submit your abstract, please go to

Some guidelines about how to submit your abstract can be found at
Please note that submitters have to be SLE members to submit an abstract. For SLE membership, please go to Abstracts submitted by non-members will not be considered.
The list of workshops accepted for SLE 2020 can be found at

Presentations will last 20 minutes, allowing 5 min. for discussion, 5 min. for speaker and room changes.

SUBMITTING MULTIPLE PAPERS. In order to guarantee diversity, one person may be the first author of only one submission of any kind (workshop paper, general session paper, poster, or workshop proposal); nobody is allowed to present or co-present more than two papers at an SLE conference.

PRESENTING A POSTER. The SLE 2020 meeting will have one or two poster sessions for both senior and junior researchers. In order to foster interaction, all other sessions will be suspended during the poster session.

REVIEWING PROCEDURE. Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by three referees. Workshop abstracts receive two evaluations by Programme Committee members and one by the workshop convenors. Abstracts submitted to the general session and to the poster session will be evaluated by three members of the Programme Committee. The threshold for acceptance is the same for general session papers, posters and workshop papers.

PRIZE FOR THE BEST PRESENTATION AND THE BEST POSTER. At SLE conferences there are prizes for the following categories (see i) best oral presentation by a PhD student, ii) best oral presentation by a postdoc, and iii) best poster. Applicants can mark the option for each of the award categories in Easychair upon abstract submission.

CONFERENCE VENUE. All the activities of the Bucharest SLE meeting will be held at the Faculty of Law, which is in the city centre at the address 36-46 Mihail Kogălniceanu. The venue is easily reachable by bus, trolley, tram and subway.

SOCIAL PROGRAMME. There will be a reception on Wednesday evening (included in the conference fee), a walking tour in the Bucharest historical city centre (included in the registration fee) and a conference dinner and party on Friday evening (not included in the conference fee). Several excursions will be proposed for Saturday afternoon and Sunday (not included in the conference fee).

TRAVEL INFORMATION. Bucharest is the capital city and largest city of Romania. The best way to get to Bucharest is by airplane to Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport, also known as Otopeni Airport.

ACCOMMODATION. Information on accommodation and a selection of hotels with special arrangements for SLE 2020 will be published later on the conference website.

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