LINGUIST List 25.2767

Tue Jul 01 2014

Calls: Esperanto, Socioling, Pragmatics, Philosophy of Lang, General Ling/Poland

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Date: 01-Jul-2014
From: Ida Stria <>
Subject: 3rd Interlinguistics Symposium
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Full Title: 3rd Interlinguistics Symposium

Date: 25-Sep-2014 - 26-Sep-2014
Location: Poznań, Poland
Contact Person: Ilona Koutny
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Esperanto

Call Deadline: 15-Jul-2014

Meeting Description:

The Interlinguistic Studies at the Institute of Linguistics (Faculty of Modern Languages and Literatures, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland) will hold the third international symposium on interlinguistics, which will take place on 25-26.09.2014 in Poznań. The main subject of the
symposium will be:

Problems of international linguistic communication and their solutions

Description: International and intercultural communication is an everyday need in a globalised world. But what are the scenarios of efficient communication that also ensure equality between partners? What costs and investments are necessary to attain this? How can people safeguard and transmit
their national cultural values and identities in a multicultural world? How can planned / constructed languages contribute to the natural communication between cultures?

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Ilona Koutny
Prof. Zbigniew Galor
Prof. Sabine Fiedler
Prof. Federico Gobbo

There will be no conference fee.
Banquet: 60 PLN


In order to register (with or without paper) you should submit via e-mail the following data:

University degree/Title:
Work place/affiliation:
E-mail address:
Home address:
Presentation: Yes/No
Title of the presentation (if applicable):
Abstract (of 150-300 words)

Registration forms and any questions should be submitted to the following address:

The languages of the conference will be Polish, English, and Esperanto.

2nd Call for Papers:

Papers on the following topics are invited:

1. Natural languages in international communication
2. Language policy in multicultural and multilingual countries
3. Esperanto:
- Linguistics, model for analysis of linguistic categories and cross-linguistic comparison
- Literature as representative of international values and topics
- Teaching, the facilitating role for learning other languages
- Esperanto movement as a movement for linguistic rights
4. Language utopias and artistic languages
5. Other international auxiliary languages

Each paper will be given 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion. Power Point presentations are invited (Power Point MS Office 98-2003).

Important Dates:

Extended submission deadline for all abstracts: 15.07.2014
Notification of acceptance for papers and posters: 25.07.2014

Organising Committee:

Prof. Ilona Koutny
Michael Farris, MA
Michał Kozicki, MA
Ida Stria, MA

Scientific Committee:

Vera Barandovska-Frank, prof., International Academy of Sciences San Marino
Detlev Blanke, dr hab., Humboldt University, Berlin
Sabine Fiedler, prof., University of Leipzig
Zbigniew Galor, prof., University of Szczecin
Ilona Koutny, prof., AMU
Piotr Nowak, prof., AMU
John Wells, prof., University of London

Contact Details:

Interlinguistic Studies, Institute of Linguistics,
Adam Mickiewicz University
Al. Niepodległości 4,
PL-61-874 Poznań, POLAND

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