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Full Title: 3rd International Conference on Phonology and Phonetics

Short Title: ICPP
Location: Shanghai, China
Start Date: 30-May-2014 - 01-Jun-2014
Contact: Jeroen van de Weijer
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: The School of English Studies at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) will host an International Conference on Phonology and Phonetics from May 30-June 1, 2014 (Friday–Sunday). The general conference theme is “English Pronunciation by Chinese Learners”, but panel discussions (workshops) will focus on a variety of topics.

A number of well-known international scholars will be invited to deliver keynote speeches (to be announced).

The working language of the conference will be English.

The conference fee will be 800 RMB (non-SHISU full-time postgraduates: half price; SHISU faculty and graduates: free).

In addition, participants will pay for their own travelling fares and accommodation. The Committee will make available a list of bookable hotels and other accommodation during the conference.

School of English Studies
Shanghai International Studies University
Organizing Committee for International Conference on Phonology and Phonetics ICPP 3
200083, Shanghai, China

Contact person: (Mr.) WAN Xiaolei 万小磊
E-Mail: engdept@shisu.edu.cn
Tel.: 86-021- 35372326, 86-021- 67701355

Registration information required:

Please send by email to engdept@shisu.edu.cn before April 20, 2014. Please ensure the accuracy of your information so any announcements and invitation letter can reach you on time.

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Linguistic Subfield: Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology
LL Issue: 25.441

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