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LINGUIST List 17.651

Wed Mar 01 2006

Calls: Socioling/Thailand;General Ling/UK

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Arthid Sheravanichkul, International Conference on Thai Language and Literature: Wisdom and Dynamism in the Global Context
        2.    Renita Silva, Language at the University of Essex Postgraduate Conference

Message 1: International Conference on Thai Language and Literature: Wisdom and Dynamism in the Global Context
Date: 28-Feb-2006
From: Arthid Sheravanichkul <arthid.sstudent.chula.ac.th>
Subject: International Conference on Thai Language and Literature: Wisdom and Dynamism in the Global Context

Full Title: International Conference on Thai Language and Literature: Wisdom and Dynamism in the Global Context
Short Title: ICTL2006

Date: 10-Nov-2006 - 12-Nov-2006
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Contact Person: Arthid Sheravanichkul
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ICTL2006.org

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Thai

Call Deadline: 31-May-2006

Meeting Description:


Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University,
The Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand


Department of Thai in cooperation with the Thai Studies Centre, and the Thai Language Communication Centre, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University

Dynamism of the Thai Language: Structure, Style, and Strategy

The panel on dynamism of the Thai language aims to bring together researchers in the field of Thai linguistics and related fields. Papers on the following subjects are encouraged:

1. Structure/ Grammatical analysis: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics
2. Style/ Linguistic Stylistics
3. Strategy/ Communicative competence: pragmatics, interaction, language and culture, language and society, etc.
4. Research on the Thai language across disciplines

Abstract Submission

An abstract of not more than 250 words (using 1'' margins on all sides and 12 pt font size) should be submitted by 31st May 2006. Non-standard fonts and software should be avoided.

The following information should be included:

- author's name (s), affiliation and e-mail address
- title of abstract
- the panel and/ or section which you would like your abstract to be considered for

All abstracts should be submitted as attachments, in MS Word or PDF format to the following e-mail address:


The file name should be unique. You should use your first name and your last name's initial to name your abstract. For example: John Smith's abstract would be named 'johns.doc' or 'johns.pdf'. The subject of the message should specify 'Abstract'.
All abstracts submitted in time will be published in the abstract booklet.

Notification of Acceptance

Acceptance of abstracts would be notified via e-mail no later than 30th June 2006.

Full Paper Submission

A full paper should not exceed 15 pages (including references). All other details of the format and information should be the same as the abstract.
Those who wish to have their full papers included in the distributed papers are requested to submit by 31 August 2006.

Message 2: Language at the University of Essex Postgraduate Conference
Date: 27-Feb-2006
From: Renita Silva <rhsilvessex.ac.uk>
Subject: Language at the University of Essex Postgraduate Conference

Full Title: Language at the University of Essex Postgraduate Conference
Short Title: LangUE 2006

Date: 30-Jun-2006 - 30-Jun-2006
Location: Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Renita Silva
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.essex.ac.uk/linguistics/pgr/LangUE/home.shtm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 19-Apr-2006

Meeting Description:

LangUE 2006 - Postgraduate Conference

LangUE 2006
University of Essex

The Department of Language and Linguistics at the University of Essex invites you to its first postgraduate day - conference which will be held at the University of Essex on June, 30th 2006.

The conference aims at bringing together postgraduate students to present and discuss current research, results and problems from *any* field of linguistics.

Call for papers and posters

Abstract of no more than 250 words are invited on any topic in linguistics. The deadline for receipt of abstracts is the 19th of April 2006. Abstracts should *not* include the name and affiliation of the author(s). For further details, refer to the LangUE 2006 submission form (http://www.essex.ac.uk/linguistics/pgr/LangUE/LangUE-subform.doc). All abstracts should be in accordance with this submission form. Abstracts should be sent to wendymessex.ac.uk. Note that no late submissions will be accepted. All submissions will be peer-reviewed.

Please specify whether you intend to present a paper or a poster.

Authors will be notified of acceptance by 19th May 2006.

Conference format

The conference will include presentation of papers, posters and plenary panels.

Invited plenary speakers
We are pleased to announce

Prof. Janet Holmes (Victoria University, New Zealand) and
Prof. Andrew Radford (University of Essex, UK)

as this year's invited plenary speakers.


All presenters and attendees must pre-register for the conference by Monday 12th June 2006. The registration form is available online at

Early registration payment is £10 and must be received by June, 12th 2006. Late and onsite payment is £12. Note that registration on the day of the conference will *not* be available. For more information, visit the Registration Information page:

Further information

Please see http://www.essex.ac.uk/linguistics/pgr/LangUE/home.shtm for further details and updates. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need further information.

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