Call for papers

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the Twelfth International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG-12). The conference will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, at Charles University (Faculty of Arts), on May 19­–21, 2023. 

Conference Organizers: 

Mirjam Fried (Charles University, Prague) – chair
Dana Kratochvílová (Charles University, Prague)
Michal Láznička (Charles University, Prague)
Daniel Alejandro Márquez Guzmán (Charles University, Prague)
Zora Obstová (Charles University, Prague)

Confirmed Plenary Speakers: 

  • Jenny Audring (Leiden University) 
  • Ray Jackendoff (Tufts University) 
  • Michaela Martinková (Palacký University Olomouc) 
  • Kiki Nikiforidou (University of Athens) 
  • Remi van Trijp (Sony Computer Science Laboratories Paris) 
  • Nigel Ward (University of Texas at El Paso)

Abstracts for regular conference papers (20 min. talk plus 10 min. discussion) or poster presentations are invited on any aspect of linguistic analysis, synchronic or diachronic, that is concerned with grammatical constructions and/or semantic frames. We welcome submissions on issues in all areas of constructional or frame-semantic research, including syntax, morphology, semantics, pragmatics, discourse, language variation and change, language typology, corpus linguistics, language acquisition and learning, multimodality, signed languages etc. 

GUIDELINES for abstract submission:  

The length of each abstract should not exceed 500 words, excluding references and/or data and the abstract should clearly state research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results. Abstracts should also list three to five keywords. 

One person may submit a single-authored abstract and a co-authored one (not as first author) or two co-authored abstracts (only one as first author).  

Each abstract will be evaluated by two members of the Scientific Committee. 

Abstracts must be submitted electronically via EasyAbs at Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously and therefore must exclude all reference to the identity of the author.  


The deadline for receipt of abstracts: January 15, 2023  

Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2023   

Program announcement: February 28, 2023   

Early registration deadline: April 15, 2010 

If you have questions about the submission process, please email them to: .