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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.


3 July 2024

On the initiative of Amelia Urbanska, a memorial book of the late Prof. Agnieszka Libura is being created - a place where anyone willing can share memories and thoughts about Her. Entries in the book are being collected through this form, and will be posted on the PCLA website.

6 January 2024

On behalf of the organizers, we invite you to participate in the Visual Language Conference 2024, which will be held on 27-28 June 2024 at Tilburg University in The Netherlands. For more information, see the conference website.

30 December 2023

New issue of LaMiCuS dedicated to Professor Agnieszka Libura has been published.

20 November 2023

On behalf of the organizers, we invite you to participate in the conference “Cognitive Linguistics in the Year 2024”, which will be held on 18-20 September 2024 in Katowice. For more information, see first circular of the conference.

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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 7/2023 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.