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Full Title: Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 4

   
Short Title: LDLT4
Location: London, United Kingdom
Start Date: 07-Dec-2013 - 08-Dec-2013
Contact: Teresa Poeta
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.soas.ac.uk/linguistics/events/ldlt4/
Meeting Description: The Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory biennial conference aims to bring together researchers working on linguistic theory and language documentation and description, with a particular focus on innovative work on under-described or endangered languages. This year the event will also celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Department of Linguistics at School of Oriental and African Studies.

The invited speakers are:

Professor Farrell Ackerman (University of California, San Diego)
Professor Eva Schultze-Berndt (University of Manchester)

The theme of the LDLT4 conference is ‘Linguistic Typology and Language Documentation’.

Online conference registration is open until 15th November 2013 at:
http://www.hrelp.org/events/LDLT4/registration.html

Location:

School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
UK
Linguistic Subfield: Language Documentation; Linguistic Theories; Typology
LL Issue: 24.4144


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