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LINGUIST List 24.3121

Thu Aug 01 2013

Calls: Typology, Historical Ling, Syntax, Language Documentation, General Ling/Italy

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 01-Aug-2013
From: Giuliana Giusti <giustiunive.it>
Subject: Workshop on Balkan Romance Contact
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Full Title: Workshop on Balkan Romance Contact
Short Title: WoBRoC

Date: 25-Nov-2013 - 27-Nov-2013
Location: Venice, Italy
Contact Person: Rossella Iovino
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Syntax; Typology

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2013

Meeting Description:

This workshop aims to enhance collaboration between researchers specialized in Balkan linguistics and researchers specializing in Romance varieties developed in contact with Balkan languages.

Particular emphasis will be given to the study of endangered and or minority languages/dialects.

The aim is to have representatives of different geo-linguistic areas as well as different methodological approaches, including: comparative dialectal syntax, diachronic change, contact linguistics, micro-parametric variation, and language description.

Invited Speakers:

Hector Campos (Georgetown University)
Mila Dimitrova-Vulchanova (NTNU -- Trondheim)
Adam Ledgeway (University of Cambridge)
Rita Manzini (University of Florence)
Leonardo Savoia (University of Florence)
Melita Stavrou (Aristotle University Thessaloniki)

Call for Papers:

Proposal for 30-minute presentations or posters are invited on any aspect of syntax.

Send an anonymous two-page abstract no later than September 15 to Rossella Iovino at rossella.iovinounive.it.

In the mail indicate the title of your abstract, your name and affiliation and whether you wish to give a presentation or a poster.

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