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LINGUIST List 19.743

Thu Mar 06 2008

Confs: Syntax/India

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        1.    Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Linguistics Spring School in the Indian Mountains

Message 1: Linguistics Spring School in the Indian Mountains
Date: 05-Mar-2008
From: Tanmoy Bhattacharya <secretaryfosssil.in>
Subject: Linguistics Spring School in the Indian Mountains
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Linguistics Spring School in the Indian Mountains
Short Title: LISSIM 3

Date: 13-May-2008 - 31-May-2008
Location: Kausani, India
Contact: Tanmoy Bhattacharya
Contact Email: secretaryfosssil.in
Meeting URL: http://www.fosssil.in/lissim_3.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Meeting Description:

FOSSSIL, Formal Studies in the Syntax and Semantics of Indian Languages, is a
society that fosters academic exchanges among the network of universities in
India and abroad, has been successfully organizing Spring/ Summer Schools in the
Indian Mountains called LISSIM.

LISSIM 1 held Kausani, Uttarakhand March/ April, 2007 had Nomi Ertescheck-Shir,
K. A. Jayaseelan, Ian Roberts and Anders Holmberg as the teachers.

LISSIM 2 was held in September 2007 in Dharamkot, the abode of the Dalai Lama
where Andrew Nevins, Tim Stowell, Hilda Koopman, Dominique Sportice, Celine
Rodrigues and Halldor Sigurdsson taught.

LISSIM 3 will take place May 13-31, 2008 in Kausani, Uttarakhand. The emphasis
of this School will be the following two workshops:

Syntactic Typology
Approaches to Morphology

The faculty members of LISSIM 3 are:

Rajesh Bhatt (University of Massachusetts)
Andrew Nevins (Harvard University)
Gillian Ramchand (University of Trømso)
Theresa Biberauer (University of Cambridge)
Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)

As there are limited seats, there is likely to be a competition for selection
and the society may decide to stop accepting / processing applications even
before the deadline. Applicants are therefore requested to apply at their
earliest. Since the number of student participants is limited to 20, prospective
participants are therefore requested to apply as soon as possible.

Students from India are requested to apply for membership to FOSSSIL by writing
an email of intention to secretaryfosssil.in.
All prospective students for the spring school are requested to send an email to
the same address with the following information latest by 20th March 2008:

Qualification in Linguistics:
PhD/Research Topic:
Reason for Participation in LISSIM: (500 word limit)

For registration fees and other costs, write to secretaryfosssil.in.

Formal Studies in the Syntax and Semantics of Indian Languages (FOSSSIL)

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