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Full Title: Empirical Methods in Linguistics

Short Title: EMLS 2014
Location: Lodz, Poland
Start Date: 07-Apr-2014 - 08-May-2014
Contact: Krzysztof Lewoc
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Meeting URL: http://www.filolog.uni.lodz.pl/emls
Meeting Description: The Chair of English Language and General Linguistics, Institute of English Studies, University of Łódź, Poland is pleased to announce International Conference on Empirical Methods in Linguistics–Emil 2014, to be held in Łódź, 7-8 April, 2014.

The conference is intended as a meeting ground for scholars interested in applying empirical research methods in such areas of linguistics as phonology, grammar and syntax, semantics, non-verbal communication, sociolinguistics, evolution of language, and language processing.

Time and Venue of the Conference:

The conference will take place 7 April (Monday), 9.00 am to 8 April (Tuesday), 12. 00 pm at the Training and Conference Centre/TCC, University of Łódź, Kopcińskiego Str. 16/18.

Social Programme:

There will be a gala dinner on 7th April, 19.30 pm at the TCC and a walk of Księży Młyn, the 19th century industrial district of Łódź, on 8th April, 12.30 pm.


Paid by bank transfer: 100 EUR (410 PLN) for regular participants and 75 EUR (310 PLN) for doctoral students.

Paid on arrival: 110 EUR (450 PLN) for regular participants and 85 EUR (350 PLN) for doctoral students.

The fee covers conference materials, 3 coffee breaks, 2 lunches, gala dinner, social programme, and publication of proceedings. It does not cover accommodation, which can be booked at the TCC on request indicated in the registration form. Please visit the TCC website at http://www.csk.uni.lodz.pl/ for details.
Linguistic Subfield: Forensic Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Phonology; Semantics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.3154

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