Call for Papers: 11th International Conference of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics (EACL-11)

Olomouc, Czech Republic
25-27th Sep 2020
Deadline: 20th Mar 2020

The 11th International Conference of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics (EACL) will be held in Olomouc, Czech Republic. It is jointly organized by the EACL executive committee, the Department of Asian Studies (, the Sinofon project (, the Department of English and American Studies, and the Department of General Linguistics, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Invited speakers:

Huba Bartos (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary)

Redouane Djamouri (CRLAO, CNRS, Paris)

Ziyin Mai (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

John Whitman (Cornell University)

We invite abstracts (in English) for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion) presenting unpublished original research in all areas of Chinese linguistics (excluding applied linguistics and teaching of Chinese). Abstracts should be submitted exclusively via the Easy Chair conference system, using the following link:

Abstracts can be submitted to the general session or to one of the two panels:
“Corpus-based approaches to Chinese linguistics: towards increased empiricism” (cf. below)
“Recycling characters: The significance of phonetic loan characters and substitutions in the

Medieval Chinese writing system” (cf. below)

Please indicate on the top of the page the option chosen: General, P Corpora, P Writing.
The abstract should not exceed one page (examples and references included), with 2.5 cm (1 inch) margins, single spacing and Times New Roman 12pt. Submissions must be anonymous and all author-related file properties must be removed. Please include 2 to 4
keywords right below the title of the abstract, including the relevant sub-domain (syntax, phonology, historical linguistics etc.). No more than one single-authored and one co-authored abstract per person will be accepted. Papers that are included in the program must be presented by the author(s) and cannot be presented by proxies.

All presenters must be(come) members of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics;
on-site registration will be possible at the conference.

Important dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 20, 2020 (GMT+1)
Notification of Acceptance: May 31, 2020
Further relevant information will be posted in due time on the conference website:
Please direct any inquiries to:

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