and Phonetics (=LP) conferences were established as a biannual event by the
Department of Linguistics, Charles University, Prague soon after the return of
democracy to the Czech Republic
universal topics of language research are more accessible and transparent if
they are subjected to scrutiny from the vantage point of various disciplines.
The general topics have to be analysed from various positions.
LP Conferences were devoted to the explanation of the concepts item order where item
is conceived as a cover term for the ordering of any potential language unit
(overt or empty) relevant to message conveyed.
general endeavour is not to limit the search of new properties of item order to
specific methods. The contributions of scholars from various disciplines could
help to discover hereto undetected and relevant properties of item order/
The conferences are held in the summer period mostly in August or early
September) every two years. Our ambition is to hold the conferences in odd years
in Prague, in even years in a foreign venue.
(Linguistics) - email@example.com
Osamu Fujimura (
Phonetics) - firstname.lastname@example.org