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Call for Papers

Proposals are invited for individual papers, posters, and themed panel. Only abstracts are required for the submission, but a full paper will be requested by the Organizing Committee on 20 May 2024. Proponents may submit a maximum of one (1) abstract as primary author (whether paper, poster, or panel), and one (1) abstract as non-primary author. Submissions must focus on Austronesian languages based on any of the following areas:

  • Documentation and Description

  • Conservation and Revitalization

  • Language Policy

  • Lexicography

  • Historical Linguistics​​

  • Sociolinguistics

  • Dialectology

  • Corpus Linguistics

  • Discourse Analysis and Stylistics

  • Linguistic Anthropology

  • Linguistic Landscapes

  • Forensic Linguistics

  • Psycholinguistics

  • Cognitive Linguistics

  • Computational Linguistics

  • Language Acquisition/Learning and Language Education

The submission system for individual paper, poster, and themed panel abstracts has opened since 20 August 2023. For paper and poster proposals, click the button below to submit an abstract.


Proponents must submit an abstract that:

  1. Contains 300-words

  2. Synthesizes a set of papers under a common theme

  3. Should fit a two-hour engagement

The abstract must be attached to an email to be directly sent to Themed panel proposals will be accepted only until 20 December 2024.

Panel organizers are responsible for inviting individual papers into their panel and will liaise between their prospective audience and the 16-ICAL Organizing Committee.


  • Panel proposal deadline - 20 December 2024
  • Individual paper/poster abstract submission deadline - 20 January 2024

  • Notification of reviews - 20 March 2024

  • Full paper submission - 20 May 2024

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