14-16 March 2024 – International Conference “The stakes of cultural misunderstandings: reflections on linguistics, traductology and the law,” Polytechnic University of Valenciennes. Co-organised by Dominique Dias (CELISO, Sorbonne University), Hervé Delplanque and Stephanie Schwerter (Polytechnic University of Valenciennes) and Nadine Rentel (Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau, Saxony, Germany). Programme and link to the conference website.


23-25 November 2023 – Young Researchers Conference: Semiotics, an Organon for inter- and trans-disciplinary research? An update on Semiotic Approaches in Emerging Franco-German Research on the Human and Natural Sciences. The conference programme in PDF form can be found HERE.

16-18 November 2023 – The AGES (Association of Germanists in Higher Education) Conference “Alterity in Germanophone Spaces”. Programme.

21-24 June 2023  –  International Conference, « Perception in language and discourse”. University of Strasbourg. Co-organised by Christelle Lacassin (CELISO, Sorbonne University), Fabrice Marsac and Rudolph Sock (LiLPa, University of Strasbourg) and Greta Komur-Thilloy (ILLE, University of Haute-Alsace). Programme.

14-15 April 2023, Sorbonne-SUNY Doctoral Symposium – Programme

  • 14 April – Room D116: 9am-1pm
  • 15 April – Room S001: 10am-6pm


18-19 November 2022 – Conference “The Period in German and French (from the 15th to the 21st century)”, (in collaboration with Montpellier 3). The conference organisers will provide a zoom link upon request. Programme

1-3 June 2022 – Conference, “Ionicity in Language”, in partnership with the STIH unit.

13-14 May 2022 – Conference, “The Grammar of Causation – III”, in partnership with FoReLLIS, (University of Poitiers). For the French call for papers, click HERE. For the English call for papers, click HERE. Programme.

18-20 April 2022 – The 8th Sorbonne-SUNY Franco-American Symposium at State University of New York, Albany. Four doctoral students from CELISO will present their work.


March 25-26, 2021 : International Symposium “Reference: (co-)construction and use” (LED 2021). Grenoble Alpes University, LIDILEM / Sorbonne University, CeLiSo. Call for papers in French HERE, call for papers in English HERE.

Link to the symposium website (program and inscription): https://led2021.sciencesconf.org


October 11-12, 2019 : International symposium in honor of Professor Pierre Cotte, « Arbitrary and motivation » – Maison de la Recherche, room D035. Program HERE.

October 17-19, 2019 : International symposium in honor of Professor Paul Larreya, “The possible and the necessary”. University of Pau. Poster HERE. Program HERE.

December 6-7, 2019 : International symposium “Perception: language, discourse, cognition”. Sorbonne University. Call for papers in French HERE. Call for papers in English HERE.