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The International Conference on Language Variation in Europe, ICLaVE8 invites submissions for panels in all areas related to language variation in European languages, including extraterritorial varieties. Panel proposals must be written in English and should be submitted electronically by (one of the) the panel organizer(s) to iclave8@uni-leipzig.de.

Deadline for panel submission is 31. August 2014. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by 30. September 2014. Authors may submit two abstracts (either singly-authored or jointly-authored), whether in a panel or not.

Panels at ICLaVE8 will have a maximum duration of 10 slots (including intro and / or discussion session); 6 and 7 slots panel sessions are also available. We will admit a limited number of such panels. The panel can be thematically organized, but data sessions are also welcome. Additional presentations may be added to the panel with the consent of the panel organizer.

Proposals should be in .doc or .docx format, 12 Times New Roman, single spaced. For format requirements, please refer to the Word-template. For phonetic symbols use either Doulos SIL or Charis SIL.

Proposals should include:

Panel organizers should:


Panel proposels will be reviewed by two or more reviewers.

Deadline for panel submission: 31. August 2014

Notification of acceptance: 30. September 2014

Deadline for revised panels/paper submission: 01. April 2015

Send panel proposals to: iclave8@uni-leipzig.de