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Full Title: 46th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea

Short Title: SLE 2013
Location: Split, Croatia
Start Date: 18-Sep-2013 - 21-Sep-2013
Contact: Bert Cornillie
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Meeting Description: The Societas Linguistica Europaea and the Italian Department, the English Department and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research Studia Mediterranea of the University of Split, Croatia, invite you to our next annual meeting.

SLE meetings provide a forum for high-quality linguistic research from all (sub)domains of linguistics. For more information on previous editions, see the websites of SLE 2010, SLE 2011 and SLE 2012.

Plenary Speakers:

Piotr Cap (University of Lodz)
Elisabeth Leiss (University of Munich)
Amina Mettouchi (EPHE, Paris and CNRS Llacan)
Ian Roberts (Cambridge University)


Registration will start from 1 April 2013 onwards. SLE meetings are member only conferences. That is, all participants with a paper in the program will have to be members. The early bird conference fee for members will be 170 Euros.

Become a member of the Societas Linguistica Europaea and get a discount.

Social Programme:

There will be a reception in the city centre (included in the registration fee), a city walk and a conference dinner. On Saturday afternoon there will be a post-conference excursion. Further information will be given in the second circular.

How to Get to Split:

Whether by plane, boat, bus, train or car, it's getting ever easier to travel to Split. With new trains, new air routes, a new motorway to Zagreb plus dozens of ferries and buses, Split is becoming one of Croatia's prime points of entry. There are not a lot of direct flights to Split (most go to Zagreb) that run all year, but from April to October there are quite a few low-cost carriers that fly directly to Split from a number of cities in the UK, France and Germany as well as an assortment of other European countries. Other airports: Zadar (160 km, regular bus service to Split) and Zagreb (400 km, regular train, bus and plane service to Split).
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.3886

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Switch Reference, State of the Art and Where to Go from Here?
Interdisciplinary View on Normativity in Language
Workshop on Ideophones: Noun, Verb, Both or Neither?
Balancing the Universal and the Particular in Convergences in Balkan Morpho-Syntax
Workshop on Differential Subject Marking and Ergativity
Discourse History, Conceptual History, Semantic History
Space, Time & Existence: Typological, Cognitive & Philosophical Viewpoints
Parallel Corpora and Linguistic Theory
Conflicting Orthographies
Acquisition of Discourse Markers in Romance Languages
Infinitives at the Syntax-Semantics Interface: A Diachronic Perspective
Workshop on Standard Average European
Imperatives and other Directive Strategies
Patterns in Domain-restricted Properties
Challenging Reflexive Strategies
New Ways of Analysing Translational Behaviour in Corpus-Based Translation Studies
Workshop on Negation: Meillet’s Spiral (Jespersen’s Cycle) and Beyond
Typology of Adposition and Case Marker Borrowing
Workshop on Grammars in Contact: Convergence and Divergence in Languages of the Caucasus
Mass-Count and Count-Mass Transfers

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