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Full Title: 6th Conference on Tone and Intonation in Europe

Short Title: TIE6
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Start Date: 10-Sep-2014 - 12-Sep-2014
Contact: Aoju Chen
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Meeting Description: The 6th international Conference on Tone and Intonation in Europe (TIE 6) is jointly organised by the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics (UiL-OTS) and the Leiden University Centre of Linguistics (LUCL), and will take place at Utrecht University, the Netherlands on September 10-12, 2014.

The TIE conference series has been a biennial event since 2004, bringing together researchers on the phonetic, phonological, and typological aspects of tone and intonation in a wide variety of languages. TIE 6 continues the tradition of the TIE conference series and at the same time, gives special attention to psycholinguistic aspects of prosody.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Sónia Frota (University of Lisbon)
Peter Hagoort (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics; Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour)
Ailbhe Ní Chasaide (Trinity College Dublin)
Duane Watson (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Mikael Roll (Lund University)
Linguistic Subfield: Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Typology
LL Issue: 25.1662

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