Study-day on the Arabian Peninsula

Call for Papers

This year, the University of Leeds will hold a pre-Arabic Linguistics Forum (ALiF) study-day on the Arabic dialects of the Arabian Peninsula, on June 30th, 2020. On this day, Marjin Van Putten (Leiden University) and Barry Haselwood (University of Leeds) will be in conversation on phonation (title TBC).

Abstracts are also invited for the pre-Forum workshop; however, they must consider Peninsular varieties only (i.e. languages and dialects spoken in Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Emirates) in all areas of Linguistics.

**Abstract Guidelines**

Abstracts for both full papers and posters should be written in English and should not exceed 500 words. In addition, references and/or figures may optionally be included, but should not exceed two pages of A4 (or US ‘Letter’). Please submit your abstract in PDF format.

Your abstract must be anonymous. You will be asked to submit a version with your name and affiliation on it if your abstract is selected for presentation. Please make sure that you do not use your name in the filename for your abstract, and please erase any details which might identify you in the file that you submit. Please use one word from the title of your abstract as the filename.

Talks will be allotted 20 minutes for the presentation with 10 minutes for questions and answers.

The deadline for all submissions is January 31st, 2020.

Abstracts must be submitted via EasyChair at: https://easychair.org/my/conference?conf=alif2020

Notification of abstract acceptance is issued by March 20th, 2020.