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LINGUIST List 22.114

Fri Jan 07 2011

Confs: Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics/Greece

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        1.     Wim Vandenbussche , 5th HiSoN Summer School in Historical Sociolinguistics

Message 1: 5th HiSoN Summer School in Historical Sociolinguistics
Date: 07-Jan-2011
From: Wim Vandenbussche <wvdbusscvub.ac.be>
Subject: 5th HiSoN Summer School in Historical Sociolinguistics
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5th HiSoN Summer School in Historical Sociolinguistics

Date: 20-Aug-2011 - 27-Aug-2011
Location: Metochi, Lesbos, Greece
Contact: Nils Langer
Contact Email: Nils.Langerbristol.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.bris.ac.uk/german/hison/summerschool2011

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

The University of Agder, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the University of
Bristol are thrilled to announce the 5th HiSoN Summer School in Historical
Sociolinguistics
Metochi (Lesbos), Greece
Aug 20-27th, 2011.

Our teachers and courses in 2011 will be:

Peter Trudgill (Agder, Norway)
Societies of Intimates and Mature Linguistics Phenomena

Elin Fredsted (Flensborg, Germany)
German and Danish - supra-regional influence and regional contact since
the Early Modern Period.

Sonja Janssens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)
Quantitative methods in sociolinguistics: understanding statistics

Anita Auer (Utrecht, NL) & Tony Fairman (Independent, UK)
The lower orders in their own rites (England, c. 1750-1835)

Leigh Oakes (Queen Mary London, UK)
Language planning as identity planning: the case of Quebec

Jack Chambers (Toronto, Canada)
Language and Global Warming

and Miriam Meyerhoff (Auckland, New Zealand) with a topic to be
confirmed.

As per usual, the summer school will last for a week and the cost of £419
(for early bookers) includes food, teaching, accommodation, and pleasant
company. There will only be space for 40 postgraduate students and young
researchers, so you are advised to book early.

Further information and registrations forms are available here:

http://www.bris.ac.uk/german/hison/summerschool2011
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