General and Non-colloquia Session Papers

  • Paper presentations will be allocated 25 minutes + 5 minutes for questions and answers.
  • Timekeepers will be provided by The SOAS GLOCAL CALA 2023 if needed.
  • 18-word maximum presentation title.
  • 400-word maximum abstract, including references.
  • For individual papers submitted for review and acceptance into the general sessions, the first author will be the nominated ‘Corresponding Author/’ but can also be a ‘Presenting Author.’


  • 1.5 hours with 3-5 contributors.
  • Colloquia provide an opportunity for several presenters within the boundaries of a theme or topic to present together in a supportive environment. Colloquium organizers can tailor time lengths to each presentation, but must allow time to include opening and closing remarks, presentations, and audience interaction.
  • The colloquium chair is responsible for organizing the group and for submitting the colloquium in the Call for Papers platform on behalf of all their contributors.
  • All colloquium submissions must be uploaded to the submission site using the Colloquium Submission Form Template provided.
  • Panel organizers here will be responsible for panel chairs. Time keepers will be provided by The SOAS GLOCAL CALA 2023.

Poster Presentations

  • Posters will be displayed at designated times throughout The SOAS GLOCAL CALA 2023
  • Posters are for one-on-one discussion of a symposium-related theme or topic.
  • A block of time will be allocated for presenters to discuss their posters.
  • Posters will be displayed in the designated areas (main halls).
  • Presenters will be assigned a space to display their poster.
  • Posters should be sized A0: 841 x 1189 mm width x height/ 33.1 x 46.8 inches width x height (landscape or portrait).
  • Submissions should contain a summary of key elements for the presentation.
  • Posters can include any relevant visuals or academically descriptive objects, where color is visually optimal.
  • Posters must be clear, concise, and simple, with large fonts, with the title of the project, and author information (name and affiliation).
  • A guiding but not necessary template for posters can be found at this link

Methodology / Analysis Workshops

ELAR – Endangered Language Repository, SOAS

Several Academic Scholars on Linguistics, Anthropology, Sociolinguistics

Workshop on Analysis in Linguistic Anthropology from Lutz Marten (SOAS University of London)


Michael Lempert

Department of Linguistic Anthropology
University of Michigan

Asmah Haji Omar

Department of Linguistics
University of Malaya


Publisher talk 1 – Springer Nature
Publisher talk 2 – Taylor and Francis

Anthropology Excursion

Tour of Old Manila


Date: May 19, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM – to – 4:00 PM


University of The Philippines Diliman, The Philippines


The group will be visiting the National Museum of Anthropology, Intramuros and Fort Santiago, and will have lunch at a restaurant serving Filipino cuisine, all in old Manila.

Cultural Performance

To be updated

Anthropological Exhibitions

Endangered Languages Projects
Ethnographic Projects
10 global universities


Various Universities and Associations
Various Publishing Companies

Proceedings Publications

ISI / SCOPUS / AHCI / CPCI Indexed Proceedings book

Special Issues

Several special journal issues in highly tiered journals