Who are we?

The Young Researchers Group brings together all MA and PhD students of CLUNL. It was created in April 2006. Its main aim is to provide a place for scientific discussion among young researchers of CLUNL and to make available to the scientific community recent research and ongoing work in the field of Linguistics.

XII Forum for Linguistic Sharing


XII Forum for Linguistic Sharing

23 and 24 November 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

The Young Researchers Group of CLUNL is pleased to announce the XII Forum for Linguistic Sharing, which will take place on 23 and 24 of November 2017, at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Lisbon, Portugal). On 24 November, a Workshop on Language Acquisition will be held with the invited speakers Ana Lúcia Santos (CLUL-­‐FLUL) and Maria Lobo (CLUNL-­‐FCSH). This forum is designed to provide young researchers in linguistics with an opportunity to present and discuss their research in a friendly and intellectually stimulating setting.

We invite postgraduate (Masters and PhD) students to submit abstracts for oral presentation on any area of linguistics, including: educational linguistics, historical linguistics, language acquisition, lexicography and lexicology, morphology, phonology, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, semantics, syntax, sociolinguistics, terminology and text linguistics. The abstracts should be sent to jiclunl@fcsh.unl.pt until 28 April. Accepted papers will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.


Each author may submit at most one abstract. The abstracts can be written in Portuguese or English, which will be the working languages of the conference. Two versions of the abstract must be submitted: an anonymous one and an identified one. Each version must be submitted in Word format. We expect to publish the proceedings of the conference; the interested authors should submit an abstract in English.

The abstract should be organized as follows:

. Title;

. Author(s): name(s), affiliation, degree/attended course and email address;

. Area(s) of linguistics;

. Abstract (maximum 500 words), which should address the following aspects: topic and its relevance, objectives, methodology, description of results;

. Keywords (maximum 5);

. References (maximum 10).

The text should be written in Times New Roman, 12pt, with 1.5 spacing, on an A4 page with 2.5 cm margins on all sides.


Deadline for submission of abstracts: 28 April, 2017

Notification of acceptance/rejection: 15 June, 2017

For any enquiry, please write to jiclunl@fcsh.unl.pt