Call for Papers

The 2nd meeting of LILA: LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE CONFERENCE to be held in June 29-30, 2015 in Istanbul is currently accepting submissions.

LILA’15 Conference is aimed at bringing researchers from various subfields to share their current research, ideas, and experience. We encourage submission of papers in all major linguistics subfields as well as related cross-disciplinary areas listed in themes page. 

Supporting Institution: 

Dilbilim Derneği is a member of Comité International Permanent des Linguistes (CIPL) / Permanent International Committee of Linguists.



Dilbilim Dergisi is a peer reviewed, prestigious multi-language academic journal (ISSN 0255-674X) having been published since 1976. 

Selected papers will be published in Dilbilim Journal.

All issues can be found in Bibliothèque nationale de France and National Library of Turkey.

Keynote Speaker: Nedret Öztokat


Professor Nedret Öztokat has obtained her BA, MA and PhD degrees from Istanbul University where she currently teaches French Literature, literary criticism and semiotics. She has also taught criticism and visual semiotics in private universities in Istanbul between 2009 and 2013, and in Verona University, Italy in 2013.

Keynote Speaker: Freiderikos Valetopoulos

Freiderikos Valetopoulos is currently a professor at the University of Poitiers, France, at the Department of Linguistics. He holds a B.A. degree in Greek Philology and Linguistics, and a Master degree on Teaching Greek as a Foreign Language from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He completed his Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University Paris XIII, France. His research focuses on contrastive linguistics (syntax and semantics of emotions), on teaching and learning French as a foreign language, and on learner corpora. His publications include 4 co-edited books and more than 40 papers.