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Full Title: 3rd Central European Conference in Linguistics for Postgraduate Students

Short Title: CECILS 3
Location: Piliscsaba, Hungary
Start Date: 22-Aug-2013 - 23-Aug-2013
Contact: Diana Varga
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://cecils.btk.ppke.hu/cecils3
Meeting Description: We are pleased to announce the 3rd Central European Conference in Linguistics for postgraduate Students (CECIL’S 3), to be held on 22-23 August 2013 at Peter Pazmany Catholic University (PPCU), Hungary.

The two-day conference aims to bring together postgraduate students in linguistics from a wide range of research areas, providing an interdisciplinary forum for students to present and discuss their work in an intellectually stimulating and informal setting.

The event will take place at the picturesque campus of PPCU just outside Budapest, and is hosted by the Department of Theoretical Linguistics of PPCU.

Invited Speakers:

Prof Marcel den Dikken (CUNY)
(another invited speaker t.b.a.)

SCILLS Summer School after the Conference:

The conference will be followed by a five-day intensive summer school in linguistics, held from 24 to 28 August in the same location, organized by PPCU. Information on the summer school will be posted on the conference website, as well as at: http://scills.btk.ppke.hu/.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.1990

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