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Full Title: 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics

Short Title: ICEHL-18
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Start Date: 14-Jul-2014 - 18-Jul-2014
Contact: Hubert Cuyckens
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Meeting URL: http://www.arts.kuleuven.be/ling/ICEHL18
Meeting Description: Welcome to the 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics.

ICEHL18 takes place in Leuven, Belgium, 14-18 July 2014 (academic programme 14-17 July, social programme 18 July).

Plenary Speakers:

Charles Boberg, McGill University
Robert Fulk, Indiana University, Bloomington
Peter Grund, University of Kansas
Maria Jose Lopez-Couso, University of Santiago de Compostela
Marit Westergaard, University of Tromso

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Information to follow. Please check the conference website for updates.


Registration for the conference opens on 15 February 2014.
Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 24.4738

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Early English Dialect Morphosyntax

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