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Conference Information

Full Title: 8th International Conference of the North East Indian Linguistics Society

Short Title: NEILS8
Location: Guwahati, Assam, India
Start Date: 31-Jan-2014 - 02-Feb-2014
Contact: Mark W. Post
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://sealang.net/neils
Meeting Description: The 8th International Conference of the North East Indian Linguistics Society (NEILS) will be held from January 31 to February 2, 2014, in Guwahati, Assam, India, to be hosted by the Gauhati University Department of Linguistics.


The fee schedule for NEILS is as follows, and includes lunch and tea/snacks on each day of the conference:

Rs. 300: SAARC student without financial support
Rs. 1000: SAARC student with financial support
Rs. 1500: SAARC non-student (includes teaching faculty pursuing PhD) or International student
Rs. 3000: International non-student


Accommodation will be available, and will be announced in due course on the NEILS mailing list, and will also be posted on the NEILS website (see below).


Please consult the NEILS website at http://sealang.net/neils periodically for updated information closer to the conference date, or, for any individual questions, please contact markwpost@gmail.com or s.morey@latrobe.edu.au.

The Organizers, NEILS8:

Stephen Morey (La Trobe University)
Mark W. Post (Universit├Ąt Bern)
Jyotiprakash Tamuli (Gauhati University)

Department of Linguistics
Gauhati University
Guwahati, Assam 781014
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Typology
LL Issue: 24.2095

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