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Full Title: 1st Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies

      
Short Title: PCCS1
Location: Poznań, Poland
Start Date: 18-Oct-2014 - 19-Oct-2014
Contact: Karolina Rosiak
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://celticpoznan.wordpress.com
Meeting Description: The aim of this conference is to provide a platform for the discussion of current research within Celtic Studies. The suggested research areas for the block sessions are:

- Various aspects of linguistics (sociolinguistics, phonology, historical linguistic, etc.)
- Language revitalization, planning and maintenance
- Welsh / Irish / Gaelic literature
- Celts in Poland
- Celtic diaspora in Poland
- Archeology
- Teaching of Celtic languages
- Cultures of the Celtic countries

In addition to the block thematic sessions there will also be plenary lectures delivered by our keynote speakers:

Prof Brent Miles, University of Toronto
Dr Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin, University of Limerick

The language of the conference is English.

Conference fees:

TBA

More information about the conference can be found at: www.celticpoznan.wordpress.com.
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language Family: Insular Celtic
LL Issue: 25.96


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