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Full Title: Historical Perspectives on English Urban Vernaculars
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Start Date: 16-Nov-2013 - 16-Nov-2013
Contact: Anita Auer
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.emergingstandards.eu/project-activities/future-events/symposium-historical-perspectives-on-english-urban-vernacular/
Meeting Description: On Saturday, 16 November 2013 the symposium 'Historical perspectives on English urban vernaculars' will be held at Utrecht University (Sweelinckzaal, Drift 21, 3512 BR Utrecht).


If you would like to attend the symposium, please use the online registration form (see symposium website). You need to register before 25 October 2013.

The registration fee for the day (including lunch and drinks/snacks) is € 25; the fee is to be paid in cash at the symposium.


For more information about the symposium (as well as travel and accommodation details), please contact us at info@emergingstandards.eu.
Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Morphology; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 24.3946

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