+ - GLOCAL General
Why a central Institution?

Several institutions have convened with plans to collaborate with The GLOCAL, expressing concern that The GLOCAL should be centralized, but networked with other bodies. The GLOCAL is increasingly networking with Institutions globally.

Won't The GLOCAL interrupt other organizations in Anthropology or Linguistic Anthropology?

The GLOCAL supports all global Linguistic and Cultural Anthropologists and Organizations. Our role is to advance efforts by other organizations focusing on Linguistic and Cultural Anthropology, Sociolinguistics, Language and Society, and related fields.

Who do we communicate with for queries?

All queries can be directed to the email connected to either the hosting Institution, or to the Head of Communications.

How do we collaborate with The GLOCAL?

Please forward an email to the contact email or through the contact form.

+ - Conference General
Where are GLOCAL regional conferences?

The GLOCAL locations change annually, and are hosted by a different Institution each year.

Can anyone host a future GLOCAL conference?

Yes, the GLOCAL accepts proposals from institutions wishing to host a future conference. Please contact the GLOCAL at the contact page with an introductory proposal.

Can I obtain an invitation letter?

Yes. Please email the details you wish to include in the letter and we will organize the letter. Please note that the invitation letter will take a maximum of 3 weeks to issue.

Can the conference provide a visa?

The conference does not have the legal authority to issue a visa for participants. We only provide a letter to confirm that you will attend the conference.

What are the excursion activities?

We will update you about this with more information at the earliest possible time.

How far is it from the airport to the conference venue?

Travel time from the airport to the conference venue is approximately 20 minutes by car and 1.5 hours by train.

Can I have a certificate of participation at the conference?

Yes. GLOCAL conference provide all required and possible documentation to assist.

I am vegetarian. Do you have vegan food at the conference?


Do I need to apply for a visa?

Please check with your nearest Embassy or Greek Consulate. Alternatively, please check this website.

Can my children come to the conference?

Yes. We will organize child minding which is fully secure and enjoyable for children.

+ - Conference Registration
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What does the registration fee include?

The registration fee includes all food, attendance, and events, as well as workshops and talks.

Can I register with a student/affiliate rate?

Yes.  For an affiliate’s discount, your institution must be one of our affiliate partners, or you must be a student.

Can I pay onsite?

Yes, but presenters must pay prior to the final date for payment.

I will pay online but can my co-presenter pay onsite?

Yes, as long as one of the presenters has already paid to reserve their time in the schedule.

How do I register/pay for conference registration?

Each conference explains the payment system articulately.

Can I receive a discounted rate for conference registration?

There are several rates which assist in reducing the registration fee, available on each respective conference website.

Where do I find my receipt?

After payment, the system will email you an E-receipt You can request a special receipt with a signature from the conference organizers.

I do not have a PayPal account

There are several options to pay, such as credit cards,  and money transfer. Contact us should you have particular requirements.

My partner wishes to join me at the conference. Can I pay only for their food at the conference?

All additional participants must register as we need to pre organize all food and other amenities.

Can an additional person pay for and attend only the excursion, without attending the conference?


Can I pay for and only attend one-day?

All conference registrations are for three days. However, contact us regarding this.

Can I cancel and obtain a refund after I register?

Yes, but check Article 1 of the Terms and Conditions of the Conference prior to making a payment.

Do you offer a discount rate for the hotels near the conference?

Yes. Please check the list of Greek hotels that have discount rates.

+ - Conference Submission and Acceptance
Can I use languages other than English for my abstract?

Yes, but submitters require an English translation for abstracts and presentations.

How do I submit an abstract?

Each conference explains the submission process articulately.

When do I need to submit the full paper?

We only require the full paper after the conference.

Can I change co-author information?

Yes. Please log into your account and edit the information.

Can I submit more than one abstract?


What is the different between a general session and a colloquium?

A general session will require a 30-minute presentation inclusive of Q&A time. Normally, one general session will have one speaker. A colloquium will comprise several speakers within a 1.5-hour presentation, which also includes discussion time. Normally, a colloquium will have two or three speakers with two or three abstracts related to the colloquium title.

Can I have 2-3 presenters in one general session?

Yes, but we recommend that these multi speaker presentations are transferred to colloquia.

I want to ask if my topic is relevant to the conference before I submit.

Please contact us regarding this.

Can I re-schedule my presentation to a different time and date?

Yes, but contact the conference at the earliest time.

My abstract is accepted. What should I do next?

After receiving an acceptance of abstract notice, please proceed to registration, after which we will communicate with you with all updates.

My abstract was rejected. can I submit another one?


Can I submit as a panel?

Yes. Please be sure to indicate this in the submission system.

I have not received my notification of acceptance. What should I do?

The notification of acceptance will be sent to the participant. If you have not received this, please contact the conference.

+ - Publications
Are GLOCAL  publications indexed?

All GLOCAL publications are indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, AHCI, CPCI, SSCI, or a similarly well indexed system.

How much do I pay to publish  with GLOCAL?

All publishing in GLOCAL publications is free for the author, and will always be free to publish, as The GLOCAL refuses to implement a pay to publish system. The GLOCAL endorses meritocracy, and not the use of payment gateways for any of its publishing.

Where can I find the full program of the conference?

Currently, we only have an initial schedule for the conference. The full program will be released 2 months prior to the conference date.

Will my paper be published in the conference proceedings?

All papers will be published in The GLOCAL proceedings, which are SCOPUS indexed.

Do special issues emerge from GLOCAL conferences?

The GLOCAL  publishes strong work presented at GLOCAL conferences. Consequently, the GLOCAL  is increasingly opportuning scholars to develop their work for publication.

+ - Collaborations
How do we collaborate with The GLOCAL?

Please forward an email to the contact email or through the contact form.

How facile is collaboration?

The GLOCAL has various forms of collaboration, and welcomes this collaboration at several levels.

+ - Media
How do we collaborate with The GLOCAL?

Please forward an email to the contact email or through the contact form with suggestions or proposals.

What type of media can I contribute?

The GLOCAL has various forms of media developments, including LIAISE and Anthro Archives.

+ - Funding and Grants
Can I obtain funding for my work from The GLOCAL?

Yes. The GLOCAL has funding opportunities for work which is of high standard, and for those who indicate that they require funding.

How is funding determined?

The GLOCAL receives applications, after which, the committee convenes to discuss the application, the applicant, and the possibility of funding at any particular time. This is also in line wit the announcements by The GLOCAL.

How do I obtain funding?

To apply for funding, refer to the funding link for each conference. Predicated on the quality of the abstract, and the qualifications of the applicant, the committee selects funding recipients, and the amount of funding received.

When will announcements be given regarding funding ?

Well in advance of the conference dates.

How much can I receive for the funding grant?

The maximum money given to successful applicants is the conference fee + an airfare + accommodation.