Open Science Research Excellence

ICLOT 2022 : International Conference on Language Origins and Theories

Jerusalem, Israel
April 29 - 30, 2022

Call for Papers

ICLOT 2022 : International Conference on Language Origins and Theories is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Language Origins and Theories. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Linguistics
  • Origin of language
  • Approaches
  • Language origin hypothesis
  • Early speculations
  • Problems of reliability and deception
  • The 'mother tongues' hypothesis
  • The 'obligatory reciprocal altruism' hypothesis
  • The gossip and grooming hypothesis
  • Ritual/speech coevolution
  • Gestural theory
  • Mirror neurons and language origins
  • Putting the baby down theory
  • Grammaticalisation theory
  • Self-domesticated ape theory
  • Speech and language for communication
  • Cognitive development and language
  • Theory of mind
  • Number representation
  • Linguistic structures
  • Lexical-phonological principle
  • Pidgins and creoles
  • Evolutionary timeline
  • Primate communication
  • Early Homo
  • Archaic Homo sapiens
  • Homo heidelbergensis
  • Homo neanderthalensis
  • Homo sapiens
  • The descended larynx
  • The size exaggeration hypothesis
  • History
  • In religion and mythology
  • Historical experiments
  • History of research