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19th International Colloquium on
Latin Linguistics (ICLL)


19th International Colloquium on Latin Linguistics (ICLL)

The 19th International Colloquium on Latin Linguistics (ICLL), has been held in 2017, April 24-28, in Munich, Germany, at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften), home of the Thesaurus linguae Latinae. It has been organised jointly by the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae and the University of Amsterdam.

The next colloquium will be held in 2019 in Las Palmas.

The conference is devoted to all aspects of Latin linguistics, whether from a synchronic or a diachronic perspective, corresponding to the period covered by the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae.

The colloquium will start on Monday afternoon, April 24. The papers will be presented in plenary and parallel sessions from Tuesday, April 25 through to Friday, April 28. Furthermore, there will be workshops on selected topics. Papers in parallel sessions will be limited to 20 minutes, followed by discussion.

There will be a half-day working session followed by a cultural programme on Thursday, April 27. The conference will be concluded with a conference dinner on Friday evening, April 28.

A peer reviewed selection of papers will be published in two volumes.

The official conference languages are English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian.

After its success in the 18th colloquium in Toulouse, for the second time a special course for PhD-students will be organised, preceding the conference.



June 1, 2016: deadline for provisional sign up and provisional title of the paper, poster or workshop.

October 1, 2016: deadline for sending in definite title and abstract.

December 15, 2016: decisive answer to participants whether paper or poster is accepted.

February 15, 2017: deadline for registration.

Organising committee

BAdW/ TLL: Manfred Flieger, Nigel Holmes, Marijke Ottink, Josine Schrickx, Maria Selig.

UvA: Suzanne Adema, Lidewij van Gils, Caroline Kroon, Rodie Risselada.


Since April 1981, biennial International Colloquia on Latin Linguistics have taken place in Amsterdam (1981), Aix-en-Provence (1983), Bologna (1985), Cambridge (1987), Louvain-la-Neuve (1989), Budapest (1991), Jerusalem (1993), Eichstätt (1995), Madrid (1997), Paris (1999), Amsterdam (2001) Bologna (2003), Bruxelles (2005), Erfurt (2007), Innsbruck (2009), Uppsala (2011), Rome (2013), and Toulouse (2015).

The meetings are organized under the auspices of the International Committee on Latin Linguistics: Gualtiero Calboli (Università degli Studi di Bologna), Michèle Fruyt (Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne), Benjamin García Hernández (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), Gerd V. M. Haverling (Uppsala Universitet), Manfred Kienpointner (Universität Innsbruck), Caroline Kroon (Universiteit van Amsterdam), Dominique Longrée (Université de Liège et Université Saint-Louis-Bruxelles), Paolo Poccetti (Università di Roma Tor Vergata), Hannah Rosén (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Olga Spevak (Mirail – Université de Toulouse).

Website of the International Colloquia on Latin Linguistics: www.cipl.ulg.ac.be/cill/