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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Full Title: Conflict and Aggression in Interaction

Location: Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Start Date: 09-Jul-2014 - 11-Jul-2014
Contact: Maria Sifianou
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Meeting Description: In the context of the 8th International Conference on (Im)Politeness, which will be held at the University of Huddersfield (9 – 11 July 2014), we are organizing an invited panel on the language aggression and conflict.
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 25.206

This is a session of the following meeting:
8th International Conference on Politeness

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