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Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"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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34th TABU Dag


Recent Call for Papers
Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2013

Call for Papers:

We invite short abstracts for presentations and posters in English in any field of linguistics including, but not limited to: phonetics and phonology, syntax and semantics, sociolinguistics, discourse and communication, computational linguistics and neurolinguistics. Abstracts should not be longer than 300 words excluding title, author names, keywords and references and should be submitted in .pdf or .txt format. We invite submissions for oral presentations of 20 minutes plus 5 minutes for discussion, as well as for poster presentations.

The official language of the conference is English.

The deadline for the abstract submission for both the TABU Dag and the workshop Minority Languages in a Multilingual Europe is 31 March 2013. You are invited to submit your abstracts using the following link:

http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/tabudag2013

Notifications of acceptance will be sent on 30 April 2013.

For further information, please visit the conference website:

http://www.tabudag.nl

Conference location: Groningen, The Netherlands
Contact information: tabudag@rug.nl