Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts and Participation
International Easy Language Day Conference (IELD) 2021, 27-28 May 2021

Keynote speaker: Anna Matamala (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)


!! Deadline for submissions: January 31, 2021!!

As a component of accessible communication and related to many other fields, we pursue research topics related to a broader understanding of Easy Language. Therefore, topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Linguistic features
  • Communication barriers (accessibility)
  • Multimodal + multilingual contexts
  • Comprehensibility
  • Addressee orientation (literacy, target groups)
  • Reception (methods)
  • Translation/Intralingual transposition
  • Participation
  • Stigmatisation (politics/social implications)
  • Education, training and professionalisation
  • Technologies

We invite abstract submissions of 300 words length plus references. Abstracts should be written in English and should be submitted as a PDF file through: Abstract submission

Important dates:
Deadline for submissions: January 31, 2021
Registration opens: March 1, 2021
Registration ends: May 15, 2021

Contact IELD organisers: