LINGUIST List 32.1792

Mon May 24 2021

Calls: Applied Ling, Gen Ling, Hist Ling, Psycholing, Socioling/Belgium

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 21-May-2021
From: Laura Rosseel <>
Subject: Linguists' Day of the Linguistic Society of Belgium (LSB) 2021
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Full Title: Linguists' Day of the Linguistic Society of Belgium (LSB) 2021

Date: 22-Oct-2021 - 22-Oct-2021
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Contact Person: Laura Rosseel
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2021

Meeting Description:

The Linguists’ Day is a conference where linguists from Belgium and its neighbouring countries, whatever their research interests and theoretical frameworks, meet and exchange ideas. This year’s edition of the annual Linguists’ Day of the LSB (Linguistic Society of Belgium) will be organised on Friday 22 October 2021 at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).

Call for Papers:

We invite submissions for papers (20’ presentation + 10’ discussion) on any topic in linguistics. Papers can be in any of the three Belgian national languages (Dutch, French, German) or in English. Abstracts cannot exceed 500 words (without references) and should clearly indicate the topic, objectives, data, method and (provisional) results of the study. Deadline for submission is Wednesday 30 June 2021. Please submit your abstract via EasyChair:

All activities (lectures and lunch) will be organised on the Etterbeek Campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Elsene, Belgium) within walking distance from the Etterbeek train station and the Pétillon metro station. Note that if the public health situation makes it impossible to organise the Linguists’ Day on campus, the conference will take place online.

Conference fee:
Attendance is free of charge (this holds for both members and non-members). If you want to present at the conference, you are required to become a member of the LSB. This means that you have to be registered on the website and have paid the annual contribution of € 20 (

Best Paper Presentation Award:
The LSB board is organising a Best Paper Presentation Award for PhD students. If you wish to participate, please mention this explicitly in your abstract.

Important dates:
- 30 June 2021: deadline submission abstracts
- early September 2021: notification of acceptance
- 22 October 2021: Linguists’ Day

Local organizers: Thomas Hoelbeek & Laura Rosseel

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