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CALA 2020 – Conference on Asian Linguistic Anthropology 2020

  • Start date: 5th Feb 2020
  • End date: 8th Feb 2020
  • University Putra Malaysia Bintulu Campus, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Organiser: Ms. Nhan Huynh
  • Website

The CALA (2), The Conference on Asian Linguistic Anthropology 2020, with Official Partners Taylor and Francis Publishers, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) at the University of London, and Nanyang Technological University, invite you to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentations. The conference, its proceedings, and all authors, will be SCOPUS indexed, and all papers will be channeled to Top Tier Journal publications, globally.
Second and Final Call for Abstracts – The CALA (2), The Conference on Asian Linguistic Anthropology 2020

Purpose and Structure – Over 300 scholars globally will gather to present papers and to engage in progressive discussion on the Linguistic Anthropology, and Language and Society, and related fields, pertinent to Asia. The CALA is fully Non-Profit, and all publishing with the JALA (its scholarly journal) is free, refusing to implement a pay to publish system. The CALA sources funding/grants to assist people who need funding to access the Conference.The Conference proceedings will be indexed with SCOPUS and will hence contribute to ranked and cited publications for all those accepted to present, as well as directing papers to Top Tier Journal Publication Special Issues.

Location – University Putra Malaysia, Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia

Date – February 5-8, 2020

Theme – Asian Text, Global Context, a theme currently very pertinent to Asian regions and countries vis-a-vis their global analogues.
Keynote and Plenary Speakers – Professor Li Wei (University College London), Professor Susan Needham (California State University
Dominguez Hills), Professor Hans Henrich Hock (University of Illinois), Professor Asmah Haji Omar (University of Malaya).

Official Partners
– Taylor and Francis Global Publishers (Official Partners)
– SOAS, University of London
– Nanyang Technological University
– Over 120 academic institutions globally (University of Hawai’i, Temple University, University of Illinois University, Montclair State University, Ohio State University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Indian Institute of Anthropologists, and so forth).
– Scientific Committee of 120 academics globally prominent in Linguistic Anthropology and related fields


Publications – Several Special (Top-Tier/Scopus/ISI/ACHI/SSCI) Journal issues and monographs are planned with well ranked publishers only, from papers submitted to the CALA 2020, that meet the requirements of review. Ample assistance is provided to revise papers.

Abstract Submissions – The Call for Abstracts is now open until August 23, 2019, at the following link, with all information. http://cala2020.upm.edu.my

Anthropological Excursion – Sarawak, Malaysia (final day) – Several options to select from.