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LINGUIST List 19.854

Fri Mar 14 2008

FYI: European Science Foundation: Call for Outline Proposals

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        1.    D. Terence Langendoen, ESF / EuroBABEL Programme: Call for Outline Proposals

Message 1: ESF / EuroBABEL Programme: Call for Outline Proposals
Date: 14-Mar-2008
From: D. Terence Langendoen <dlangendnsf.gov>
Subject: ESF / EuroBABEL Programme: Call for Outline Proposals
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Following agreement with funding organisations in Austria, Croatia, Cyprus,
Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Luxemburg,
the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey, UK and the US, the European
Science Foundation (ESF) is launching a Call for Outline Proposals for
Collaborative Research Projects (CRPs) to be undertaken within the EUROCORES
Programme EuroBABEL: Better Analyses Based on Endangered Languages.

The main purpose of the EuroBABEL programme is to promote empirical research on
underdescribed endangered languages, both spoken and signed, that aims at
changing and refining our ideas about linguistic structure in general and about
language in relation to cognition, social and cultural organization and related
issues in a trans-/multi-disciplinary perspective.

The programme aims to support high quality multidisciplinary research and is
expected to run for 3-4 years; it includes national research funding as well as
support for networking and dissemination activities managed by the ESF.

The DEADLINE for online submission of EuroBABEL Outline Proposals is TUESDAY, 20
MAY 2008, 12:00 PM (noon-CET). It is expected that Full Proposals will be
invited by 30 June 2008 with Tuesday 16 September 2008, 12:00 PM as expected
deadline for submission.

For complete information, including eligibility requirements, submission
guidelines, and more, visit the website at:


ESF Contacts
Dr Eva Hoogland
EUROCORES Coordinator for the Cognitive Sciences

Ms Marie Suchanova
EUROCORES Prorgrammes Administrator

NSF Contact
D. Terence Langendoen
Program Director, Linguistics Program and Office of Cyberinfrastructure
National Science Foundation (US)

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

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