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Inés Recio Fernández
Institut für Übersetzen und Dolmetschen (IÜD)
Universität Heidelberg
Plöck 57a
D-69117 Heidelberg
Tel.: 0049-(0)6221-547249
Fax: 0049-(0)6221-547561




Abstracts for oral presentations and posters can be submitted up to October 1, 2014, and should pertain to one of these five theme sessions:

  • Contrastive Linguistics and Discourse Markers: Contrastive semasiology and onomasiology of discourse markers in Romance languages and their varieties
  • Translation Studies and Discourse Markers: Translation problems and challenges  posed by discourse markers
  • Contrastive Lexicography and Discourse Markers: Problems and challenges of theoretical metalexicography or contributions on historical (contrastive) lexicography
  • Contrastive Diachronic Linguistics and Discourse Markers: Diachronic research on discourse markers, including a contrastive approach to one or several discourse markers in one or more Romance languages     
  • Discourse Markers and Language Acquisition: Research on L1 or L2 reception and production of discourse markers in Romance languages


Please submit your abstracts via ConfTool. Abstracts should not exceed 500 words.

ConfTool offers the option of submitting the abstract additionally as a pdf document (500 words, 12-point Times New Roman font, including figures and references). Abstracts must be in French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish and must be submitted until October 1, 2014.


  • Oral Presentations
    Presentations should be no longer than 20 minutes. Presentation will be followed by a 10- minute discussion.
  • Posters
    -    Posters should be A0 size (118.9 x 84.1 cm, landscape or portrait)
    -    Posters may be printed in colour or in black and white
    -    Authors must bring the printed posters to the conference
    -    Contributors are requested to be present during the poster sessions

For the submission of abstracts for posters, you can either apply for the poster option or for both an oral presentation and a poster contribution. In the latter case, the scientific committee reserves the right to decide which option will be more appropriate for the proposal submitted.


Presentations may be held in French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish. Plenary conferences will be held in English.

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