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Sun Feb 05 2012

Confs: Semantics, Syntax/India

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        1.     Tanmoy Bhattacharya , 6th Linguistics Summer School in the Indian Mountains


Message 1: 6th Linguistics Summer School in the Indian Mountains
Date: 03-Feb-2012
From: Tanmoy Bhattacharya <tanmoy1gmail.com>
Subject: 6th Linguistics Summer School in the Indian Mountains
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6th Linguistics Summer School in the Indian Mountains
Short Title: LISSIM 6


Date: 01-Jun-2012 - 14-Jun-2012
Location: Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India
Contact: Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Ayesha Kidwai
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.fosssil.in/lissim_6.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

LISSIM is a highly successful annual event in the Linguistics calendar, where a group of very committed individuals discuss formal, theoretical aspects of various syntactic and semantic issues of a number of languages (10-15) in workshop mode as well as through classroom teaching. Student presentations and individual meetings with renowned faculty are other regular features of the School. For obvious reasons, admission to the School is highly competitive.

The admission to the School is highly competitive and since the number of student participants is limited to 20 (MA-2, MPhil-6, PhD-10), 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 School are requested to send an email to the same address as per the schedule below:

Preliminary email of interest with following information by 20 February 2012:

Name:
Email:
Affiliation:
Qualification in Linguistics (details of syntax-semantics courses):
MA diss./PhD/ Research Topic:
Whether receiving a JRF scholarship:
Reason for Participating in LISSIM: (max 500 words)

An essay in 1000 words on the following topics by 5 April 2012:

How did LISSIM 5 help in improved understanding of your research topic? (for applicants who participated in LISSIM 5)
How would LISSIM 6 help you in sharpening your research question and in looking for a possible answer?

[The essay must emphasize on theoretical issues and any new findings that may contribute towards research in Syntax and Semantics; summaries of other scholars' works strictly discouraged]

The first list of participants will be declared by 15 April 2012.

Interviews by video conferencing or in person in Delhi will be conducted 16-17 April 2012 (earlier interviews may be arranged for overseas participants, if required).

The final list of selected participants will be made available on 22 April 2012. All the selected student applicants are required to request their research supervisor/ syntax-semantics teacher for a letter assessing the student's capabilities and motivation in the subject area



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