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Full Title: GLOW Workshop Series: The Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian Languages 1

Short Title: TripleA 1
Location: Tübingen, Germany
Start Date: 11-Jun-2014 - 13-Jun-2014
Contact: Vera Hohaus
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://semanticsofaaa.wordpress.com
Meeting Description: The Universities of Tübingen and Potsdam are proud to announce TripleA 1, a
workshop focusing on the cross-linguistic formal semantics of understudied
languages from Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania.

Invited Speakers:

Manfred Krifka (ZAS/ Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
Kilu von Prince (ZAS, Berlin)
Miriam Butt (Universität Konstanz)
Walter Bisang (Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz) -to be confirmed-

Organizing Committee:

Sigrid Beck (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Polina Berezovskaya (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Vera Hohaus (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Anna Howell (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Pritty Patel-Grosz (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Konstantin Sachs (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
Mira Grubic (Universität Potsdam)
Anne Mucha (Universität Potsdam)
Malte Zimmermann (Universität Potsdam)


This workshop is under the patronage of GLOW (Generative Linguistics in the
Old World) and is funded by the cross-linguistic projects C1 and A5 of the
SFB 833 at Tübingen University and the SFB 632 at Potsdam University.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Pragmatics; Semantics
Subject Language Family: Afroasiatic; Altaic; Austro-Asiatic; Austronesian; Japanese Family; Khoisan; Niger-Congo; Nilo-Saharan; Sino-Tibetan
LL Issue: 24.4192

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