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Call for papers

Talks and posters

We wish to encourage all linguists representing various theoretical models and practical applications to present their contributions during both oral and poster sessions in the following research areas:

  • theoretical linguistics
    • phonetics & phonology
    • morphology
    • semantics
    • syntax
  • corpus studies
  • applied linguistics
    • language teaching & language acquisition
    • pragmatics
    • discourse analysis
    • translation studies
  • socio- and psycholinguistics

Please consider that the leitmotif of LingBaW 2018 is: Old Answers – New Questions, or Where the Obvious Still Puzzles.

Each paper presentation in an oral session will be scheduled for a 20-minute talk followed by a 10-minute discussion. Poster sessions will last about 45 minutes during which the authors are required to be present and ready to answer questions from conference participants passing by. The poster format is 100x70cm (vertical orientation). The language of the conference is English.

Abstract submission

Abstracts of no more than 400 words (including references) should be sent by 30 June 2018 in .doc format to our e-mail address: lingbaw@gmail.com. It is expected that any paper presented at LingBaW 2018 is original and has not been previously presented or published.

In the body of the email, please include the following information: title of paper, name of author, scientific degree, affiliation, research area (one from the above-mentioned) and form of presentation (speech/poster).

Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously; please do not put your name on the abstract itself.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 1 August 2018.

Call for workshop proposals

The upcoming edition of the LingBaW Conference will also host two thematic workshops up to a limit of ten papers plus one slot for an introductory paper by workshop convenors.

The deadline for the submission of workshop proposals is 31 May 2018.

Each workshop proposal must include: the title, a 500-word abstract that summarizes the theme and goals of the workshop and the names, affiliations, and contact details of the workshop organizers. The proposal should also contain a list of five prospective participants. It should also indicate any special requirements you might have in terms of equipment.

Workshop organizers are responsible for advertising the workshop, organizing the reviewing process, and running the workshop.

=> workshops to be held

Conference fee

The conference fee is 350 PLN (€90) and includes conference materials, reception, refreshments and publication of the proceedings.


The preliminary deadline for submission of completed papers is 31 January 2019.

Further information

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us here or at lingbaw@gmail.com.