CfP: Fundamentals and Advances in Balkan Linguistics (FABL), University of Belgrade, 6-18 November 2023

We are pleased to announce that the University of Belgrade,Faculty of Philology will host aninternational conference on Fundamentals and Advances in Balkan Linguistics(FABL) on16-18 November 2023.
FABL 2023 aims to foster networking and to provide a forum for high-quality research in all (sub)domains of Balkan linguistics /linguistics of the Balkan languages / languages of the Balkans, andrelated topics inlanguage contact studies and areal linguistics, by creating anopportunity for both established and emerging researchersin the fieldto meet, present and discuss their work in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere.
We invite topics on Balkan linguistics:
•structure of Balkan languages and dialects in synchrony and diachrony
•(micro-)variation in Balkan languages and dialects•divergent and convergent features in Balkan languages and dialects
•linguistic corpora and corpus languages in the Balkans•(historical) sociolinguisticsin the Balkans
•bilingualism and multilingualism in the Balkans
•history of Balkan linguistics / history of linguistics in the Balkans•mechanismsof contact-induced language change and retention
•linguistic areas,micro-and macro-areas in the Balkans and neighbouring zones

Abstracts shouldnot exceed one page (including examples and figures, excluding references).

The abstracts, including authors’name, affiliation and email address,should be sent as a doc(x) or pdf file to

Preferred language of submissions as well as presented papers is English.

The deadline for abstract submissions is 15 July 2023.

Notification of acceptance: 31 August 2023

Registration: September –October 2023

Conference dates: 16-18 November 2023

Additional information: FABL2023-CfP