7th International Conference of the French Association for Cognitive Linguistics
31 May-3 Jun 2017 Liège (Belgium)


This conference aims to consolidate and strengthen the network of cognitive linguists working in France and abroad by providing a forum for discussion and collaboration in the tradition of the preceding AFLiCo conferences in Bordeaux (2005), Lille (2007), Nanterre (2009), Lyon (2011), Lille (2013) and Grenoble (2015) and the ‘JET’ workshops in Bordeaux (2010) and Paris (2012, 2014 and 2016).

Registration is open!

Conference fee

Until 28 April, 28th 2017:

  • AFLiCo member (student): 120€
  • Non-member (student): 150€
  • AFLiCo member (regular): 150€
  • Non-member (regular): 180€
  • One-day regsitration: 40€

Between April, 28th and May, 13th 2017:

  • AFLiCo member (student): 150€
  • Non-member (student): 180€
  • AFLiCo member (regular): 180€
  • Non-member (regular): 210€
  • One-day registration: 40€

After May, 13th 2017:

  • AFLiCo member (student): 180€
  • Non-member (student): 210€
  • AFLiCo member (regular): 210€
  • Non-member (regular): 240€
  • One-day registration: 40€

Conference fee include: coffee breaks, lunches, conference bags, museum visit, beer & cheese cocktail

 Not to be missed conference events (besides the plenary lectures and parallel sessions):

  •  Pre-conference workshops (R, Elan, Eye-tracking techniques);
  • The first AFLiCo Conference Jogging;
  • Visit of the Curtius museum
  • Conference dinner at the Royal Opera of Wallonia-Liege

More information on this website!

The final version of the conference programme is currently under preparation. For a tentative version, see the page "programme"

Plenary speakers

Myriam Bouveret (Université de Rouen & LaTTiCe CNRS), Semi-auxiliaries in French from a frames and constructions diachronic perspective.

Barbara Dancygier (University of British Columbia, Canada), Viewpoint, discourse, and multimodal artifacts.

Nicole Delbecque (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium), Constructions at the intersection of lexicalization and grammaticalization. Some convergences and divergences between Spanish and French gerund constructions.

Maarten Lemmens (Université Lille 3) & Kalyanamalini Sahoo (English and Foreign Language University Hyderabad), The semantics and pragmatics of mirativity: a constructional account

Peter Harder (University of Copenhagen, Denmark), Discourse, ideology and identity: construction, social-cognitive grounding and hard facts.

Nick Riches (Newcastle University, UK), Language impairments in children; a challenge for cognitive linguistic theory?

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