LINGUIST List 12.692

Tue Mar 13 2001

Confs: Historical Lingustics/ICHL

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  1. Kate Burridge, ICHL 3rd circular

Message 1: ICHL 3rd circular

Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 11:34:35 +1000
From: Kate Burridge <>
Subject: ICHL 3rd circular

ICHL 2001
XVth International Conference on Historical Linguistics
3rd circular

The XVth International Conference on Historical Linguistics will be held in
Melbourne, August 13-17, 2001.
The Department of Linguistics at La Trobe University will host the
conference, and it will be held at the Hotel Ibis, 15 Therry St, Melbourne.
The deadline for abstracts for papers (20 mins) for the main body of the
conference is Easter 2001 (by whatever calendar), but if you require earlier
acceptance, you can send your abstract at any time and we will review it
within a few days. Abstracts (of no more than 250 words) should be
submitted in the body of an email message or as an attachment in Word to

The main purpose of this circular is to provide intending participants with
information about social events and tours and to provide them with a
registration form, which appears at the end of this message and in the
attachment. The latter has better formatting. Registration and payment
should be by fax and credit card.

For further information, see our website:

Alternative Accommodation

Hotel Backpackers, 167 Franklin Street. Single Rooms  $19 - $24 (double
rooms available)
Phone: +61 (0)3 9329-7525. Bookings through Kate:

There will be an opening reception on Monday 13th August sponsored by the
Vice Chancellor of La Trobe University (6-8pm), an introduction to
Australian wine on Tuesday evening (6-8pm) and the Conference Dinner on
Thursday evening.

Conference Dinner - Thursday 16th August
Wolfgang Puck Cafe, Southgate

$60 (students $45) (includes 3 course meal and beverages) - and stunning
views of the city!

Tours have been booked for Sunday 12 August, Wednesday afternoon 15 August
and Saturday 18 August.

Tour 1 Sunday 12 August - Sovereign Hill (Ballarat)

This is a day outing exploring the Ballarat Goldfields of the 1850s. It
includes a complete town tour of historic Ballarat - a city famous for its
parks, gardens and fine Victorian buildings - and a visit to Sovereign Hill
- an open-air museum exactly recreating the gold-mining township and life on
the goldfields.

Bring your overcoat. Ballarat is up in the hills.

Cost: $45 (includes entrance to Sovereign Hill but not lunch)

Tour 2 Wednesday 15 August - Afternoon City Tour of Melbourne

The tour takes in Southgate, Botanical Gardens, St Kilda and other places of

Cost: $25

Tour 3 Saturday 18th August - "Puffing Billy", Wildlife and Wine-tasting

This tour takes you through the eastern suburbs to Ferntree Gully and the
Dandenong Ranges. At Belgrave you board "Puffing Billy", the oldest steam
train still operating in Australia. The train carries you around the
mountain to Menzies Creek where you continue the tour through the Yarra
Valley for wine tasting and lunch at Yering Station Winery. The trip also
includes a tour of Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary, where you can see
kangaroos, koalas wombats, platypus, emus and the elusive lyrebird. Bring
your overcoat. It is chilly in the hills.

Cost: $70 (The price includes tour, lunch and entrance fees for Puffing
Billy and the Sanctuary.)

If you are going to the dinner or going on any of the tours, please book and
pay in advance with your registration.

 Registration for ICVHL XV, Melbourne, 13-17 August 2001.

Family name/surname: ____________________________________________________

Given name(s): _______________________________________________________

Address: ________________________________________________




Phone: __________________________________________________

Fax: ____________________________________________________

All prices quoted are in Australian dollars and are inclusive of GST.
Payment is by credit card (or by cash (Australian dollars) at the
If you are booking for guests, please multiply the amounts shown below as

Registration (Until 1st June)$264 (students $132) _______________ 

Late registration (after 1st June $286, (students $143) ________________

Conference dinner $60 (students $45) _________________

Tour 1 Sun. 12 Aug Sovereign Hill (Ballarat) $45 ______________

Tour 2 Wed 15 Aug: City $20 ________________

Tour 3 Sat 18 Aug "Puffing Billy",$70 _________________

 TOTAL ____________

Circle whichever is appropriate: Visa Mastercard

Card number _____________________________________________ 

Expiry date: _______________________

Signature: __________________________________
Fax: (outside Australia): +61 3 9479 1520
 (outside Victoria) 03 9479 1520
 (Victoria) 9479 1520

Kate Burridge
Associate Professor, Linguistics
La Trobe University
Bundoora, 3086
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