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Tue Jun 8 2004

Confs: Ling Theories/Hamburg, Germany

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  1. panther, Current Trends in Cognitive Linguistics

Message 1: Current Trends in Cognitive Linguistics

Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2004 12:09:53 -0400 (EDT)
From: panther <>
Subject: Current Trends in Cognitive Linguistics

Current Trends in Cognitive Linguistics 
Short Title: CTCL 2004 

Date: 10-Dec-2004 - 11-Dec-2004
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Contact: Klaus-Uwe Panther
Contact Email:

Linguistic Sub-field: Linguistic Theories 

Meeting Description:

The purpose of this conference is to present and discuss current work
in Cognitive Linguistics pursued in German-speaking universities and
research institutions. Contributions by scholars from other countries
are also welcome.

Current Trends in Cognitive Linguistics
 Hamburg University, December 10-11, 2004
 Plenary Talks by:
 Suzanne Kemmer (Rice University)
 Bernd Heine (University of Cologne)
 Francisco Ruiz de Mendoza (University of La Rioja)
 Yoshihiko Ikegami (Tokyo University & Showa Women's
Central questions the conference will address are:

1. What is the psychological reality of cognitive-linguistic analyses
and constructs?

2. How can Cognitive Linguistics explain language diversity?

3. What can Cognitive Linguistics contribute to the study of language

Please contact Guenter Radden ( and Klaus-Uwe
Panther ( with a tentative topic of your talk
by June 15, 2004.

Fee: 25 EUR; students: 10 EUR
On the occasion of this conference, we plan to found the German
Cognitive Linguistics Association (GCLA/DGKL), which will be
affiliated with the International Cognitive Linguistics Association
(ICLA). The purpose of the association will be to foster
interdisciplinary cooperation and communication in Cognitive
Linguistics on the national and international levels.
 Local organizers:
 Klaus-Uwe Panther
 Guenter Radden
 Mechthild Reh 
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