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Call for papers

Talks and presentations

We wish to encourage all linguists representing various theoretical models and practical applications to present their contributions during live oral 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 2024 is: Exploring the spectrum of linguistic inquiry: Theoretical, applied and historical perspectives.

Each paper presentation will be scheduled for a 20-minute talk followed by a 10-minute discussion. The language of the conference is English.

Call for Historical Linguistics workshop contributions

This year we are pleased to announce the addition of a new section to our conference programme which is dedicated to historical descriptions of the English language. We warmly invite scholarly contributions, exploring linguistic analyses of Old, Middle, and (Early) Modern English, as well as studies examining contemporary English but anchored in its historical context.

Abstract submission

Abstracts of no more than 400 words (including references) should be sent by 15 June 2024 in .docx, .doc, .odt or .rtf format to our email address at lingbaw@gmail.com. In the body of the email, please include the following information: title of paper, name(s) of author(s), scientific degree, academic affiliation, research area (one of the abovementioned), and whether your submission should be considered for one of the main sessions or for the Historical Linguistics workshop. It is expected that any paper presented at LingBaW 2024 is original and has not been previously presented or published.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 15 July 2024.

Conference fee

The conference fee is PLN 500 (€130) and includes participation in the conference, admission to all sessions, conference materials (including a certificate of attendance), welcome reception, coffee breaks and refreshments.


The preliminary deadline for submission of completed papers is 31 January 2025. All submitted conference papers will be reviewed for inclusion in the LingBaW journal (for more information about the journal and the review process, visit https://czasopisma.kul.pl/LingBaW).

Further information

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