LINGUIST List 31.1040

Tue Mar 17 2020

Confs: General Linguistics, Pragmatics/Switzerland

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 17-Mar-2020
From: Jef Verschueren <>
Subject: 17th International Pragmatics Conference
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17th International Pragmatics Conference
Short Title: IPrA2021

Date: 27-Jun-2021 - 02-Jul-2021
Location: Winterthur, Switzerland
Contact: Jef Verschueren
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Pragmatics

Meeting Description:

The conference, organized by the International Pragmatics Association (IPrA), is open to all topics relevant to linguistic pragmatics, conceived broadly as the interdisciplinary (cognitive, social, cultural) science of language use.

Special theme of this edition: The pragmatics of inclusion

Program Information:

For the full Call for Panels, Posters, and Lectures, please visit:

Please note that there are two separate deadlines:
- Deadline for panel proposals : 7 June 2020
- Contributions to accepted panels and individual submissions for posters and lectures must be sent in by 25 October 2020.

In addition to panels, lectures and posters, there will be six plenary lectures.
Already confirmed:
David Beaver, University of Texas, Austin, USA
Amy Kyratzis, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA (Susan Ervin-Tripp Lecture)
Carmen Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Miriam Locher, University of Basel, Switzerland
Maria Sifianou, University of Athens, Greece
Deborah Tannen, Georgetown University,

In addition, a plenary Roundtable is being planned on the history and development of pragmatics, based on an extensive review of journal and conference contents.

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