Presentation of contributions

Types of participation

The CILG2016 is organising the following types of session:

1.-  Papers

Papers presented at the CILG2016 will be grouped in the following sections:

S1. Phonetics and Phonology

S2. Morphology

S3. Syntax

S4. Lexicology

S5. Semantics

S6. Discourse and conversation analysis

S7. Pragmatics

S8. Dialectology and Sociolinguistics

S9. Cognitive linguistics

S10. Historical linguistics

S11. Applied linguistics

S12. Linguistic theory and Linguistic historiography

As far as possible, the papers included in each section will be grouped in blocks according to topic in order to create a favourable context for the presentation and the participation of those in attendance.

The time allowed for presentations should not exceed 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion and questions.

2.- Presentation of thematic networks

The CILG2016 will offer the possibility of informing about national and international thematic networks formed by research teams whose scientific activity falls within the field of Linguistics.

The time allowed for the presentation of thematic networks should not exceed 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion and questions.

3.-  Presentation of research projects

The CILG2016 will accept recent and consolidated group investigation projects which analyse questions concerning languages and language.

The time allowed for the presentation of research projects should not exceed 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion and questions.

4.-  Presentation of research plans

In the CILG2016, those studying for doctorates in Linguistics and related specialities may present their research plans and advances of their theses in poster form. The poster must include, at least, the following details; 1) name and surname(s) of the candidate; 2) title of the reseach; 3) thesis director and name of the university to which he/she is affiliated 4) working hypothesis and questions covered in the research; 5) aims; 6) methodology. The poster must measure approximately 0.60 m x 0.42 m. The presence of the candidate during the poster session is obligatory.

As well as the exhibition of posters, a room and a timetable will be assigned for the presentation of research plans, which should not exceed 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion and questions.


Those interested in taking part in any of the categories should first submit an abstract of their papers using the Abstract Submission Form.


Abstracts submitted for participation in any of the categories of the CILG2016 should fulfil the following requisites:

  • They should not exceed 500 words.
  • The title should be centred, written in upper-case letters and be unmarked in any way.
  • The author’s surname(s), name, affiliation and email address should appear in the lines following the title.
  • Format: Word for Windows (6.0, 7.0 or compatible).
  • Margins: 2.5 cm top, bottom, right and left.
  • Font: Times New Roman size 12, single spaced and with no tabulations.
  • The names on the file should include the name and surname(s) of the main author and the type of session for which he/she wishes to register. In the case of papers, the corresponding section should be specified.

 Examples:  Joplin, Mary Anne_Paper_S3
                     Dolling, Philip Michael_Presentation of research plan

  •  The abstract should state: theoretical framework, aims, approach, methodology and (expected) results, if applicable.


The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 15 December, 2015.

Notification of acceptance will be given between 1 December, 2015 and 1 February, 2016