The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas

Lenguas indígenas de América Latina: Contextos, contactos, conflictos / Indigenous Languages of Latin America: Contexts, Contacts, Conflicts

IV Coloquio Internacional de Estudios Latinoamericanos de Olomouc / 4th International Colloquium of Latinamerican Studies in Olomouc (CIELO-4)

CIELO4_Circular1 (en español; English follows)

Location and dates: Olomouc (Czech Republic), May 7–8, 2015


Abstracts deadline: February 15, 2015


We welcome abstracts for papers from all major research areas related to the Amerindian languages:

  • Description and typology
  • Language contact between Amerindian languages and Spanish/ Portuguese (in both directions)
  • Missionary linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language policies, legislation and standardization


Working languages: Spanish, event. English and Portuguese


Plenary lectures:

Willem F. H. Adelaar (Universiteit Leiden)

Ángel López García (Universidad de Valencia)

Klaus Zimmermann (Universität Bremen)

Fernando Zúñiga (Universität Bern)


Contact person:

Lenka Zajícová

Department of Romance Studies

Philosophical Faculty

Palacky University, Olomouc

Křížkovského 10

CZ-77180 Olomouc

Updated: January 23, 2015 — 10:51 am

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