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LINGUIST List 18.3703

Tue Dec 11 2007

Confs: General Linguistics/Germany

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        1.    Martin Haspelmath, Leipzig Spring School on Linguistic Diversity 2008


Message 1: Leipzig Spring School on Linguistic Diversity 2008
Date: 11-Dec-2007
From: Martin Haspelmath <haspelmatheva.mpg.de>
Subject: Leipzig Spring School on Linguistic Diversity 2008
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Leipzig Spring School on Linguistic Diversity 2008
Short Title: LSSLD 2008

Date: 26-Mar-2008 - 04-Apr-2008
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Contact: Martin Haspelmath
Contact Email: haspelmatheva.mpg.de
Meeting URL: http://www.eva.mpg.de/lingua/conference/08_springschool/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

A series of 20 short courses on various topics related to linguistic diversity,
taught by members of the Leipzig linguistics community.

The Leipzig linguistics community invites advanced students (Ph.D. or M.A.
level) in linguistics and related fields to attend this ten-day event in
March/April 2008. It is co-organized by linguists at the University of Leipzig
and at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.

The Spring School offers courses in different areas of linguistics, which look
at language from the point of view of linguistic diversity (comparative syntax,
areal typology, comparative phonology, language contact, typological
psycholinguistics). The courses will be taught by linguists from the various
Leipzig-based institutions and visiting scientists currently working in Leipzig.
The participation fee is only EUR 35.

During the weekend between the two Spring School weeks, there will be a
conference on Scales in grammar and processing (see
http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~va/scales.html).

Organizers:

Prof. Martin Haspelmath (MPI-EVA)
Prof. Balthasar Bickel (U Leipzig)
Tyko Dirksmeyer (U Leipzig/MPI-EVA)
Fachschaftsrat Linguistik (U Leipzig)

Contact:

LSSLD 2008
Department of Linguistics
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig, Germany


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