ICEHL20 will take place from 27 – 31 August 2018, at the John McIntyre Conference Centre in Pollock Halls, Edinburgh. The conference takes place on the back of the last week of the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe.

Call for papers is now closed.

History of the ICEHL

The first International Conference on English Historical Linguistics took place in Durham, in 1979. It was to be held at two-yearly intervals, alternately in Britain and on the continent of Europe, a rule that was later relaxed, as this list shows:

ICEHL-1, 1979, Durham
ICEHL-2. 1981, Odense
ICEHL-3, 1983, Sheffield
ICEHL-4, 1985, Amsterdam
ICEHL-5, 1987, Cambridge
ICEHL-6, 1991, Helsinki
ICEHL-7, 1992, Valencia
ICEHL-8, 1994, Edinburgh
ICEHL-9, 1996, Poznan
ICEHL-10, 1998, Manchester
ICEHL-11, 2000, Santiago de Compostela
ICEHL-12, 2002, Glasgow
ICEHL-13, 2004, Vienna
ICEHL-14, 2006, Bergamo
ICEHL-15, 2008, Munich
ICEHL-16, 2010, Pécs
ICEHL-17, 2012, Zurich
ICEHL-18, 2014, Leuven
ICEHL-19, 2016, Essen

Conference registration:

February 15, 2018: start of registration, regular fee
April 15, 2018: late registration, late-comer fees apply