Call for Papers


*1st Call for Papers*

*Phylogenetic Methods in Historical Linguistics*

Held at the University of Tuebingen, Germany, March 27-31, 2017.

*Deadline for submissions: December 31st, 2016 January 15th, 2017*


Given the success of the conference "Capturing Phylogenetic Algorithms for Linguistics " in Leiden in October 2015 a follow up event will be held in Tübingen on March 27-31, 2017. It will be hosted by the Institute of Linguistics of Tübingen University. The first two days of the conference will be directed especially towards PhD students. We invite submissions of original, unpublished work in any area and at the intersection of Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Bioinformatics, Biology and Mathematics. Submissions will be reviewed by several experts in the field, and accepted papers will be presented orally or as posters. We aim to publish accepted papers open-access on the University of Tuebingen Library Publication System.


We will provide funded accomodation for three nights for up to 12 PhD students presenting their work at the workshop.


We invite submission of abstracts for 30-minute presentations. The desired length for abstracts is 3 pages of text (plus any amount of pages of references or data tables). Submissions must be anonymous, without any identifying information.


Please direct inquiries about submission procedures or other matters relating to the conference to

Kind regards,


The Organization Committee

Gerhard Jäger (Universität Tübingen)

Marisa Koellner (Universität Tübingen)

Johannes Wahle (Universität Tübingen)

Marian Klamer (Leiden University)