15-ICAL Call for Papers and Panel Proposals

The Department of Asian Studies at Palacký University Olomouc (Czech Republic) will host the 15th International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics, which will take place from June 28 to July 2, 2021. 

Call for individual papers

Scholars are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion) on any aspect of language or linguistics specifically related to Austronesian languages.

Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author. Abstracts should be single-spaced, 12-point font and limited to two A4 (or US Letter) pages with 1-inch or 2.5-cm margins on all sides (including data, figures, and references). Authors’ names should not appear (on the abstract itself), but the abstract should include a title. 

Abstracts should be submitted as pdf on the 15-ICAL Easychair submission website: <link will be here>. 

Travel grants will be made available to three students whose abstracts have received the highest recommendation and to three academics from Austronesian. Grant recipients will be required to submit a full version of their paper.

Call for panel proposals

Scholars are invited to propose thematic panels on any aspect of language or linguistics specifically related to Austronesian languages. Panel proposals should be submitted directly to the conference organisers at the following email address <email here>.

Panel proposals should include a succinct topic description, single-spaced, 12-point font and limited to four A4 (or US Letter) pages with 1-inch or 2.5-cm margins on all sides (including data, figures, and references). Conveyors’ names should appear in the proposal and the expected panel size should be indicated. 

Important Dates

Deadline for panel proposal submissions: December 1, 2020

Deadline for individual abstract submission: January 31, 2021

Notification of acceptance for individual abstracts: March 15, 2021