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Full Title: 2nd International Conference on Vietnamese and Taiwanese Studies & 6th International Conference on Taiwanese Romanization

Location: Tainan, Taiwan
Start Date: 18-May-2013 - 20-May-2013
Contact: Wi-vun Taiffalo Chiung
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://cvs.twl.ncku.edu.tw/conf/2013
Meeting Description: Theme: Preservation and Development of Cultural Heritage


Center for Taiwanese Languages Testing NCKU
Center for Vietnamese Studies NCKU
Association for Taiwanese and Vietnamese Cultural Exchange
New Taiwanese Culture Movement


Taiwanese Romanization Association
Asia-Pacific Area Studies Program, Dept. of Taiwan and Regional Studies, National Donghwa University
Department of Taiwanese Languages, Chung Shan Medical University
Asian Atsiu International
Lok-an Hospital
Hongyi Travel

Conference venue: National Cheng Kung University (Tainan, Taiwan)
Conference website: http://cvs.twl.ncku.edu.tw/conf/2013
Conference dates: May 18-20, 2013
Linguistic Subfield: Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: Vietnamese; Chinese, Min Nan
LL Issue: 24.685

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