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Full Title: 8th International Workshop on Neurobilingualism

Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Start Date: 25-Aug-2013 - 27-Aug-2013
Contact: Monika S. Schmid
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.nb2013.nl
Meeting Description: We are pleased to announce the 8th International Workshop on Neurobilingualism, which will be held at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, August 25-27, 2013.

Invited Speakers:

Karen Emmorey (LLCN, San Diego)
Peter Indefrey (Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf)
Gigi Luk (Harvard, Boston)
Loraine Obler (CUNY, New York)

Chair of the Organizing Committee:

Monika S. Schmid, Department of English Linguistics, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics
LL Issue: 24.2670

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