International Symposium on Bornean Linguistics

The National University of Singapore will host the first International Symposium on Bornean Linguistics (ISBL1), on June 6–7, 2024. ISBL welcomes scholarship on all aspects of the languages and dialects of Borneo.

Invited speakers:

  • Charlotte Hemmings, University of Oxford
  • Roselind Wan, Curtin University Malaysia

ISBL1 will be held in conjunction with the 27th International Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Linguistics (ISMIL27) on June 5–6, 2024, with a joint session on Malayic languages of Borneo.


NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Shaw Foundation building (building AS7)

Call for papers:

Deadline: February 29, 2024. See call for papers.


  • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine
  • Alexander D. Smith
  • Carly J. Sommerlot