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Full Title: Grammar and Corpora

Short Title: G&C
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Start Date: 25-Jun-2014 - 27-Jun-2014
Contact: Conference Organizers
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.iszip.uw.edu.pl/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=591
Meeting Description: Institute of Western and Southern Slavic Studies, University of Warsaw, and the Slavic Foundation are pleased to announce the 5th international conference in linguistics: Grammar and Corpora.

The conference will be held on 25-27 June 2014 in Warsaw, in the facilities of the University of Warsaw. The conference fee is Euro 100/PLN 400 (PhD students are entitled to a reduced fee of Euro 70/PLN 300) and covers organization and publication-related costs as well as refreshments available during coffee breaks.

The conference fee should be covered by 31 March 2014. The details to payment finalization will be provided in December 2013. For the participants, accommodation options are provided in university-affiliated hotels (Hera and Sokrates).

The Warsaw conference is the fifth meeting in the series of events bringing together linguists conducting research with the help of corpora databases. The previous meetings took place in Prague (2005, 2012), Liblice (2007), and Mannheim (2009).

Following our invitation, speeches during plenary sessions will be delivered by:

- Neil Bermel, Russian and Slavonic Studies, University of Sheffield
- Agnieszka Leńko-Szymańska, Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw
- Karolína Skwarska, Slovanský ústav, Akademie věd České republiky, Praha
- Amir Zeldes, Institut für deutsche Sprache und Linguistik, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Linguistic Subfield: Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.4371

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