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Full Title: Uralic and Indo-European Language Contacts Conference

Short Title: Uralic2013
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Start Date: 21-Nov-2013 - 21-Nov-2013
Contact: Mari Uusküla
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://uralic2013.eki.ee/
Meeting Description: The Institute of the Estonian Language (Eesti Keele Instituut), Department of Finno-Ugric Languages and Dialects, is pleased to host a one-day conference entitled “Uralic and Indo-European Language Contacts” on 21 November 2013 in Tallinn, Estonia.

The working language of the conference is English.

Keynote Speakers:

Angela Marcantonio (University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Italy)
Anna Stafecka (University of Latvia, Latvia)
Gerson Klumpp (University of Tartu, Estonia)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Typology
Subject Language Family: Indo-European; Uralic
LL Issue: 24.3283

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