Local information

The 13th International Colloquium on Late and Vulgar Latin (Latin vulgaire – latin tardif XIII) will be held at the Faculty of Humanities of the Eötvös Loránd University (http://www.btk.elte.hu/en, 1088 Budapest, Múzeum körút 4/F, Hungary) from Monday, September 3rd to Friday, September 7th, 2018. It will be organized by the Latin Department of the Institute of Ancient and Classical Studies of the Eötvös Loránd University in collaboration with the ‘Momentum’ Research Group for Computational Latin Dialectology at the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.The Colloquium of Budapest 2018 will be dedicated to the memory of József Herman who organized the first Colloque international sur le Latin Vulgaire et Latin Tardif (Latin vulgaire – latin tardif  I) in Pécs, Hungary 1985.


Members of the local organizing committee are:

Béla Adamik, Andrea Barta, Attila Gonda, Júlia Nemes, Zsolt Simon


Honorary members:

Tamás Adamik, László Borhy, Sándor Kiss, Zsigmond Ritoók, Gábor Sonkoly


Organizing Assistants:

Dóra Bohacsek, Ágnes Jekl, Szilvia Nemes, Alessandro Papini, Sára Sánta, Dániel Seres, Tünde Vágási, Nóra Zelenai


The colloquium will start on Monday afternoon, September 3rd (opening session, welcome reception). The papers will be presented in plenary and parallel sessions from Tuesday, September 4th through to Friday, September 7th (closing session in the afternoon). There will be an excursion one afternoon (Wednesday or Thursday) during the colloquium and possibly, if a sufficient number of participants are interested, a longer one on Saturday 8th. The conference dinner will take place on Thursday (September 6th) evening.


The colloquium will be held in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Latin. It will be devoted to all linguistic aspects of Late and Vulgar Latin (including the transition from Latin to Romance). As per usual, papers will be limited to 30 minutes (including questions), meaning there will be 20 minutes for each paper, followed by a discussion of 10 minutes. A peer reviewed selection of papers will be published in a special issue of the journal Acta Antiqua Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae.


Organizer’s email:  lvlt13@btk.elte.hu

Regularly updated information concerning the conference will be available at the website (http://lvlt13.elte.hu/).