International Symposium On Language And Communication

International Symposium on Language and Communication: Research trends and challenges (ISLC).

10-13 June 2012  | İzmir University, Turkey

ISLC is an international symposium which focuses on the research trends and challenges in the field of interdisciplinary language, literature, history and communication studies at both national and international levels, and their consequences for the theory, policy and practice of a variety of fields such as education, economy, sociology, and all other related fields. ISLC provides an international forum that enables discussions of the latest research trends and challenges, and promotes critical debate, on the often-complex interconnections between language and communication and history, economy, sociology, education, and all related sub-fields.

We invite abstracts, papers, and proposals in any of the following tracks:
• Literature, History, Art and Humanities,
• Business and Economics,
• Language Education and Teaching
• Communication Technology and Science.

Delegates are required to prepare
• 15-minute oral presentations followed by 5-minute question-response periods
• Posters (to be displayed at designated times throughout the conference)

Abstracts and full papers will be double blind reviewed by the referees of the symposium. Accepted papers and posters will be published in The Proceedings Book of ISLC 2012.

Please read the guidelines on how to make your online submission before you start the submission process (

Time Table for Call for Papers:

Submission of Abstracts Opens : 1th OCT
Deadline for Submission of Abstracts : 27 th JAN
Early Discount Registration Closes : 16 th MAR
Deadline to Register : 6 thR
Full Paper Submission Deadline : 13 th APR
ISLC/2012 : 10 th JUN

Symposium Venue
İzmir University
Gürsel Aksel Bulvarı No:14 Üçkuyular /İzmir 35350

The official language of the Conference will be Turkish and English.

All accepted papers will be included in an edited conference proceedings CD-ROM and press. Selected papers presented at the conference will, subject to peer-review, be published in the international following International Journal of Language and Communication Studies.

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