CfP: Endangered Iranian Languages

ISEIL 2016

Second International Symposium on “Endangered Iranian Languages

8 – 9  JULY  2016, PARIS, FRANCE

CNRS, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, INALCO, EPHE

The International Symposium on Endangered Iranian Languages (ISEIL) proudly announces the second symposium to be held at the University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle, France, from 8 to 9 July 2016, as part of a cooperation between the Empirical Linguistics, at the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany and UMR “Mondes iranien et indien” (CNRS, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, INALCO, EPHE).

The Symposium is the most significant gathering of scholars from all the regions of the world and across different disciplinary interests in the field “Endangered Iranian Languages”. It serves as a platform for presenting new knowledge and insights.

The theme of the Symposium allows for rich and concentrated dialogues to take place among scholars coming from different disciplinary backgrounds. Authors of abstracts are encouraged to develop their own specific entry points into addressing the theme of the symposium.

As a broad, but non-exhaustive guide, some of the sub-themes that will be covered by the symposium include:

  • Developing of an Atlas for endangered Iranian languages or dialect Maps
  • New methods, conflicts and solutions concerning documenting endangered Iranian languages
  • Philology, Morphology, Phonology, Syntax of endangered Iranian languages
  • Dialectology of endangered Iranian languages

The Scientific Program Committee (SPC) encourages the submission of original scientific material unpublished at the time of the abstract submission deadline.

  • Abstracts should be submitted in English only.
  • Please send only Word or PDF files.
  • No longer than two pages,
  • Including examples and references (1 inch / 2.5cm margin; font 12),
  • Written in a Unicode-compatible font.

For the abstract submission website for ISEIL 2016 see here.

Registration takes place on the first day of the conference.
Conference fee: 50 Euro
For students: 30 Euro
The conference fee includes conference material, coffee breaks and the dinner.

  • Deadline for abstracts: January 5, 2016
  • Authors’ notification: March 2016
  • Registration:  April 30, 2016
  • Final program released to public on Symposium website: May 2016
  • Conference: July 8-9, 2016