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Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association

The Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association (PCLA), an affiliate of the International Cognitive Linguistics Association (ICLA), is a non-profit science organization existing officially since October 2001 (unofficially a year longer). Among honorary members are Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk (the first president of the Association; between 2001 and 2008), Ronald W. Langacker, and Laura Janda.


15 September 2023

The next Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines (CADAAD) conference will be organised and hosted by Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań. The conference will take place from 10-12 July 2024.

24 February 2023

The Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association (PCLA) and the Institute of Humanities of the State Academy of Applied Sciences in Krosno invite you to take part in the international conference “Cognitive Linguistics of the Year 2023”, which will be held on September 13-15, 2023 in Krosno, Poland under the leading theme “Applied Cognition: Thought and Action”. For more information, see the circular of the conference.

13 February 2023

On behalf of the organizers, we invite you to participate in the conference “Cognitive Approaches to Art: A Reassessment of Results and Articulating New Possibilities”, which will be held on 12-16 July 2023. The conference is organised by the University of Warsaw. For more information, see the conference’s call for papers.

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PCLA’s statement concerning the war in Ukraine

The Executive Committee and Advisory Board of the Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association express their full solidarity with Ukraine, which has become the target of unprovoked military aggression. Following the statement of the Polish Ministry of Education and Science, issued on March 1st, 2022, Poland is putting on hold all scientific cooperation with Russian and Belorusian scholars and scientific institutions. As a consequence, PCLA suspends all cooperation with scientists affiliated with Russian and Belorusian scientific institutions.

Current issue of LaMiCuS

The current issue of LaMiCuS 6/2022 is now available for download.

Membership fee

The membership fee is 25 euro per year. The payment can be made via a bank transfer. Click here for more information.