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Full Title: Are Language Varieties Coherent? International Workshop on Dialect Coherence

      
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Start Date: 16-Jan-2014 - 17-Jan-2014
Contact: Frans Hinskens
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: International workshop on Dialect Coherence
Are language varieties coherent?
Meertens Instituut (KNAW), Amsterdam - 16-17 January 2013

Registration fee (75 Euros) includes registration, coffee/tea, lunch (2x) and one dinner.

Plenary talks will be presented by:

Peter Auer (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg i.Br.)
Frans Gregersen (Københavns Universitet)
Gregory Guy (New York University)
Roeland van Hout (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.4115


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