LINGUIST List 32.3051

Wed Sep 29 2021

Calls: General Linguistics/Sweden

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 21-Sep-2021
From: Riitta-Liisa Valijarvi <>
Subject: Minor Finnic Languages 1 – Historical and Current Perspectives
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Full Title: Minor Finnic Languages 1 – Historical and Current Perspectives
Short Title: MFL1

Date: 02-Jun-2022 - 03-Jun-2022
Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Contact Person: Rogier Blokland
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2022

Meeting Description:

On 2–3 June 2022, an international conference on Minor Finnic Languages will be held in Uppsala, Sweden. The purpose of this conference is to give researchers working on minor Finnic languages the opportunity to present current research, participate in formal and informal discussions on relevant topics, and explore potential opportunities for collaborative work.

The keynote speeches will be given by Riho Grünthal (Helsinki) and Valt Ernštreit (Riga) and address the topic of the typology of Finnic (Grünthal) and the revitalization of Livonian (Ernštreit).

The conference languages are English, Estonian and Finnish.

The conference will take place online if the pandemic situation requires it.

Organising Committee:
Rogier Blokland (Uppsala University)
Helen Plado (University of Tartu)
Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi (Uppsala University/University College London)

The conference will be held at the Department of Modern Languages, Uppsala University, Sweden.

All questions about submissions should be emailed to

Call for Papers:

Papers related to all aspects of minor Finnic languages and linguistics are welcome; we are not expecting papers on standard Estonian or standard Finnish.

Please submit an anonymous, one-page abstract - in PDF format only - in one of the conference languages via EasyChair by 15 March 2022. Notification to authors: 04 April 2022.

We especially encourage junior researchers to present their work. Peer-reviewed conference presentations will be published in the Studia Uralica Upsaliensia series.

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