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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: 21st Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe

Short Title: ConSOLE XXI
Location: Potsdam, Germany
Start Date: 09-Jan-2013 - 11-Jan-2013
Contact: Marta Wierzba
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Meeting URL: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~console/
Meeting Description: The 21st Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE XXI) will take place at the University of Potsdam, January 9-11, 2013. It will be hosted by the Linguistics Department and the Collaborative Research Centre 632 ‘Information Structure’, funded by the DFG.

Invited Speakers:

Artemis Alexiadou (University of Stuttgart)
Tyler Peterson (University of Toronto)
Pilar Prieto (ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

For more information, see the conference website:

Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.5384

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