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Mon Oct 25 2021

Calls: General Linguistics/Romania

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 20-Oct-2021
From: Olga Spevak <>
Subject: 55th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea
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Full Title: 55th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea
Short Title: SLE 2022 Bucharest

Date: 24-Aug-2022 - 27-Aug-2022
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Contact Person: Olga Spevak
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2022

Meeting Description:

The Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) and the University of Bucharest are pleased to announce the “55th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 2022)”, to be held in Bucharest, 24–27 August 2022.

SLE meetings provide a forum for high-quality linguistic research from all (sub)domains of linguistics. The upcoming edition of the SLE meeting will also host a round table of experts to discuss topics of special linguistic interest.

The deadline for all abstracts is 15 January 2022. Notification of acceptance/rejection will be by 31 March 2022.

- Magdalena WREMBEL
- Matthew STAVE and Bonnie MCLEAN.

ROUND TABLE “Formal and functional approaches to grammatical variation”, moderator Alexandra CORNILESCU (Bucharest)

Workshops will be organized in 20 minute slots (20 min. presentation, 5 min. discussion, 5 min. room change). Workshops will contain either 10 or 15 slots (1 or 1.5 days). Each workshop comprises:

1. an introductory paper by the convenor(s) or by a keynote speaker, which summarizes previous research, specifies the approach(es) to be taken and sets the scope of the papers to be presented.
2. eight papers (1 day) or thirteen papers (1.5 day).
3. a slot for a final discussion on the topics covered by the papers, methodological issues and questions for future research.

Further details can be discussed with the SLE Conference Manager (

Workshop proposals must contain:
(i) five keywords
(ii) a description of the topic and research questions (between 900 and 1.100 words).
(iii) a (provisional) list of workshop participants and their provisional abstracts (max. 300 words per abstract); at least 8 abstracts for a short workshop, at least 13 abstracts for a long workshop. It is advised to submit 2-3 more.

Workshop convenors are encouraged to announce their proposal on the conference website (please send it to the conference manager and on the LinguistList as a session of SLE 2022 (for detailed instructions how to do this, see below), as well as other fora in the linguistic area of the workshop.

2nd Call for Papers:

Workshop proposals must be submitted as one file in pdf and be sent to the chair of SLE workshops Eitan Grossman ( and to the Conference Manager (

The deadline for the submission of workshop proposals is 20 November 2021. Notification of acceptance/rejection will be by 15 December 2021.

The deadline for all abstracts is 15 January 2022. Notification of acceptance will be given by 31 March 2022.

Abstracts are submitted via Easychair:

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.

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).

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).

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

At SLE conferences there are prizes for the following categories (see Award winners 2021):
- best oral presentation by a PhD student,
- best oral presentation by a postdoc, and
- best poster.

There will be a welcome reception and guided walking tour of Bucharest (included in the registration fee) as well as conference dinner and excursions (not included in the registration fee).

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.

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