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Conf/CfP - Eighth International Conference on Iranian Linguistics, October 11-13, 2018, Yerevan, Armenia

Publish Date: Jan 19, 2018

Deadline: Apr 20, 2018

Event Dates: from Oct 11, 2018 12:00 to Oct 13, 2018 12:00

The Department of Iranian Studies is pleased to invite you to the Eighth International Conference on Iranian Linguistics, organised by the Department of Iranian Studies of Yerevan State University (Armenia).

The ICIL conferences aim to bring together linguists and philologists of different theoretical backgrounds working on Iranian languages. There are only plenary sessions during the conferences in order to allow participants to attend all presentations.

The selection of abstracts is thus necessarily strict (usually some 35-40 abstracts, plus ca. 10 posters out of far more than 100 submissions).

The Conference will be held in October 11-13, 2018.

Venue: Yerevan State University, Yerevan, Armenia.

Scholars and postgraduate students are invited to submit papers relating to all aspects of Iranian Linguistics, including:

General Linguistics

2.      Historical Linguistics

3.      Comparative Linguistics

4.      Dialectology

5.      Sociolinguistics 

6.      Typological Studies

7.      Methodology

8.      Semiotics

9.      Other Linguistic Subjects


DEADLINE:  Abstracts must be in .docx, .doc, or .pdf formats, no longer than 700-800 words with examples and references in a Unicode-compatible font. 

Submissions should be in English and sent in two versions, one anonymous and one including the full name and affiliation of the author(s). 

Abstracts will be anonymously referred by members of the scientific committee. 

Submissions are limited to one single-authored and one co-authored paper per person. 

Please send your abstracts to the following e-mail addresses: and/or 

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Participation fee:

The conference fee is 70€. It includes participation, coffee breaks, lunches, closing ceremony dinner and cultural program. The fee must be paid in cash at the time of registration.


Conference organisers will facilitate the reservation process at hotels in Yerevan and will provide any other assistance needed. We have pre-booked rooms at some hotels close to the conference venue with special rates for conference participants. You are of course free to choose any other accommodation using websites such as, Airbnb or other similar services.


At the end of each conference day a small excursion will be organised for the participants. It is planned to visit some of the main highlights of Armenian cultural sights.

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