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Full Title: From Theory to Practice 2013

Short Title: TP
Location: Zlin, Czech Republic
Start Date: 05-Sep-2013 - 06-Sep-2013
Contact: Petr Vinklarek
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://conference.uaa.utb.cz/
Meeting Description: The Department of English and American Studies at Tomas Bata University in Zlín announces its fifth annual conference on Anglophone studies entitled From Theory to Practice. This event offers scholars an opportunity to present the results of their research and discuss theories as well as their practical applicabilities.

Date: 5-6 September 2013

Keynote Speakers:

Christiane Nord, University of Vienna
Thomas A. Lorman, University College London

Registration deadline: 30 June 2013


Tomas Bata University in Zlin
University Centre
T. G. Masaryka 5555
760 01 Zlin

Fee: 1,000 CZK

The registration fee of 1,000 CZK covers a copy of the conference proceedings, organizational costs, and refreshments. The fee shall be paid by invoice by 20 July 2013. Participants from abroad may pay in cash upon arrival. The registration form may be downloaded from the conference website.

Contact: conference.uaa@fhs.utb.cz
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Translation
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 24.2283

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