LINGUIST List 33.188

Thu Jan 20 2022

Calls: Chadic; General Linguistics, Ling & Literature, Typology/Austria

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 13-Jan-2022
From: Georg Ziegelmeyer <>
Subject: 11th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages
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Full Title: 11th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages
Short Title: BICCL 11

Date: 11-Nov-2022 - 12-Nov-2022
Location: Vienna, Austria
Contact Person: Georg Ziegelmeyer
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Typology

Language Family(ies): Chadic

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2022

Meeting Description:

11th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic
Languages (BICCL)

11-12 November 2022, at Universität Wien, Austria

Registration and abstract submission till: 30 June 2022
Notification of acceptance till: 31 July 2022

Dear colleagues,

after an intermission in 2021 due to the ‘Corona-Pandemic’ we will restart with the next BICCL meeting at the Department of African Studies (University of Vienna), 11-12 November 2022.
The colloquium will be held in presence; however, colleagues who cannot come to Vienna due to travel restriction can be given the opportunity to present their talk via video conferencing.
Note that you have to fulfill the valid entry regulations for Austria. Currently (27th December 2021) to enter Austria, the so called “2-G” rule (proof of vaccination/recovery) is in place. In addition, you need a negative PCR test or proof of booster jab.

Call for Papers:

We invite all Chadic scholars to hand in their papers covering the following topics:

- Descriptive linguistics of individual Chadic languages
- Comparative linguistics of Chadic languages
- Typology of Chadic languages
- Hausa linguistics
- The position of Chadic within Afroasiatic
- Contact between Chadic and non-Chadic languages
- Oral literature in Chadic languages

Abstracts should be written in English, French, or German, and not exceed 500 words (excluding references). Talks will be allocated 20 minutes for presentation with a 10 minute question and answer period. There will be a conference fee of 50€ (including conference dinner).

Registrations and abstracts are to be submitted electronically in pdf and word format to the following email address with subject “BICCL 2022”:

Registration for the meeting should also contain the following information: name and affiliation; planned date of arrival (suggested Thursday, 10th November), and departure (suggested Sunday, 13th of November).
Details concerning participants, program, accommodation and organizational matters will be communicated in further circulars.

We are looking forward to see you!
The organizers (Yvonne Treis, Henning Schreiber, Georg Ziegelmeyer)

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