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55th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea

24–27 August 2022

University of Bucharest – “Iorgu Iordan – Al. Rosetti” Institute of Linguistics

The Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) and the University of Bucharest in partnership with the “Iorgu Iordan – Al. Rosetti” Institute of Linguistics (The Romanian Academy) are pleased to announce the 55th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 2022), to be held in Bucharest, 24–27 August 2022.

SLE meetings provide a forum for high-quality linguistic research from all (sub)domains of linguistics. The upcoming edition of the SLE meeting will also host a round table of experts to discuss topics of special linguistic interest.

General deadline for all abstracts: 15 January 2022


Workshops will be organized in 20 minute slots (20 min. presentation, 5 min. discussion, 5 min. room change). Workshops will contain either 10 or 15 slots (1 or 1.5 days). Each workshop comprises:

  • an introductory paper by the convenor(s) or by a keynote speaker, which summarizes previous research, specifies the approach(es) to be taken and sets the scope of the papers to be presented.
  • eight papers (1 day) or thirteen papers (1.5 day).
  • a slot for a final discussion on the topics covered by the papers, methodological issues and questions for future research.

Further details can be discussed with the SLE Conference Manager (

Workshop proposals must contain:

  • five keywords
  • a description of the topic and research questions (between 900 and 1.100 words).
  • a (provisional) list of workshop participants and their provisional abstracts (max. 300 words per abstract); at least 8 abstracts for a short workshop, at least 13 abstracts for a long workshop. It is advised to submit 2 or 3 more, since there are always cancellations.

Workshop convenors are encouraged to announce their proposal on SLE’s website (please send it to the conference manager and on the LinguistList as a session of SLE 2022 (for detailed instructions how to do this, see below), as well as other fora in the linguistic area of the workshop.

Workshop proposals must be submitted as one file in pdf and be sent to the chair of SLE workshops Eitan Grossman ( and to the Conference Manager ( The deadline for the submission of workshop proposals is 20 November 2021.

Notification of acceptance/rejection will be by 15 December 2021. After a workshop proposal has been accepted, the convenors will be requested to invite all preliminary workshop participants to submit their full abstracts in Easychair before 15 January 2022. The link for workshop abstract submission will be available in the Third Call for Papers (published by 15 December). Accepted workshop proposals will be published on the conference webpage. Other authors interested in the workshop may submit their papers to the workshop at the conference general call. Finally, all abstracts submitted to the workshop in Easychair will be reviewed individually by the Scientific Committee and the workshop convenors.

How to announce a Workshop on the Linguist List:

Go to and select: “Conferences” > “Submit conference info” > step 1: select August 2022 > submit > step 2: select “55th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea” > at step 3: Enter information, go to Session information and click on “Add session”. Fill in the required fields, upload your proposal by clicking on “Add session call” and submit. Linguist List session calls are limited to 3.800 characters (all included).


Chair of the local organising committee: Alexandru Nicolae

SLE Conference Manager: Olga Spevak (Université de Toulouse),

SLE Treasurer: Lachlan Mackenzie (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam),

SLE Secretary: Bert Cornillie (KU Leuven),