GEM&L conference 2017


Please note the deadline extension for paper submission

New submission deadline : February 26, 2017

The call for papers 2017 is now online


Guidelines for authors

The short paper should indicate the key theoretical, methodological and empirical questions addressed in the paper, the conceptual field(s) informing the paper, if applicable the data set used in the paper and the major theoretical and empirical contributions of the paper. All submissions must be original and should not have been previously accepted for publication.

First page with author’s name, affiliation, e-mail and postal address.

Text of the proposal: in .doc(x), anonymous, justified, 2.5 cm margins throughout.

Title: Times New Roman, bold, size 16.

Other titles: Times New Roman, bold, size 12.

Short paper (around 3000 words, excluding references) with 5 – 6 keywords. Text: Times New Roman, size 12.

Format for references:

  • Austin, J. L. (1962). How to Do Things with Words. Cambridge (Mass.): Harvard University Press.
  • Steyaert, C., Ostendorp, A., & Gaibrois, C. (2011).  Multilingual organizations as ‘linguascapes’: Negotiating the position of English through discursive practices, Journal of World Business, 46(3): 270-278.

Proposals in French or in English in Word format to be uploaded on the GEM&L website,  by 15 February, 2017

All submissions will be subjected to a double blind competitive review process on the basis of originality, rigor and relevance with members of the Scientific Committee serving as reviewers.

No author information or other identifying information should appear anywhere in the submission.

All authors will be informed about the outcome of the review process no later than 1st April 2017

At least one author of each paper must register for the conference and present the paper.

For any information concerning the conference, please contact:


Short paper:                                                         15 February, 2017

Notice of acceptance:                                         1 April, 2017

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