Abstract submissions are made online at http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/LDESW2020 or kongresetfb@ufs.ac.za

Please note that approval does not mean that you are registered for the symposium. Registration will only be finalised, and your presentation will only be added to the programme, once proof of payment has been received. (Registration)


Submissions open 4 March 2020
Submissions close 30 June 2020
Adjudication available 31 July 2020

Guidelines for abstracts

Word limit: 250


  • Problem statement and/or research questions
  • Convince that this is an important area for inquiry

Theoretical framework

  • Theoretical perspective
  • Convincing line of argument
  • Show the clear connection between theory and/or literature and the problem statement/research questions


  • Describe research strategies
  • Justify methods

(Preliminary) Findings

  • One or two, if possible

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