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Full Title: Workshop on Portuguese-based Creoles in Perspective
Location: Coimbra, Portugal
Start Date: 29-Apr-2013 - 29-Apr-2013
Contact: Ana R. Luís
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.uc.pt/en/congressos/WorkshopPortugueseCreoles
Meeting Description: We are pleased to invite you to the Workshop on Portuguese-based Creoles in Perspective, which will be held at the University of Coimbra, on April 29, 2013. The event is open to students, researchers and anyone interested in creole languages and related topics. Attendance is free.


Olivier Bonami, Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle (LLF/CNRS), Université Paris-Sorbonne, Institut Universitaire de France.
Ana R. Luís, Centro de Estudos de Linguística Geral e Aplicada (CELGA), Universidade de Coimbra.

The workshop is funded by an FCT-PESSOA Project Grant, the Groupement de recherche international (GDRI) and CELGA.


Room: Faculdade de Letras, Sala Jorge de Faria, 5th floor
Faculdade de Letras
University of Coimbra
Praça da Porta Férrea

Contact information:

For any queries regarding the workshop please send an email to aluis@fl.uc.pt or Olivier.Bonami@paris-sorbonne.fr
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.1700

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