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LINGUIST List 24.3283

Fri Aug 16 2013

Calls: Uralic, Indo-European, Historical Ling, Typology, General Ling/Estonia

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

Date: 16-Aug-2013
From: Mari Uusküla <mari.uuskylaeki.ee>
Subject: Uralic and Indo-European Language Contacts Conference
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Full Title: Uralic and Indo-European Language Contacts Conference
Short Title: Uralic2013

Date: 21-Nov-2013 - 21-Nov-2013
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Contact Person: Mari Uusküla
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://uralic2013.eki.ee/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Typology

Language Family(ies): Indo-European; Uralic

Call Deadline: 23-Sep-2013

Meeting Description:

The Institute of the Estonian Language (Eesti Keele Instituut), Department of Finno-Ugric Languages and Dialects, is pleased to host a one-day conference entitled “Uralic and Indo-European Language Contacts” on 21 November 2013 in Tallinn, Estonia.

The working language of the conference is English.

Keynote Speakers:

Angela Marcantonio (University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Italy)
Anna Stafecka (University of Latvia, Latvia)
Gerson Klumpp (University of Tartu, Estonia)

Call for Papers:

We warmly invite abstracts that explore one or more of the following areas:

- Early and late Indo-European loanwords in the Uralic languages and dialects
- Early and late Uralic loanwords in the Indo-European languages and dialects
- Contact-induced influences on grammatical categories
- Areal-typological aspects of the Indo-European and Uralic languages
- Diverse methodological approaches for studying contact-induced borrowing
- Origin and nature of the historical contacts between the Indo-European and Uralic language families

Submission deadline: 23 September 2013

Submission Guidelines:

Abstracts of no more than 300 words (excluding title and references), in either PDF, Doc, or TXT format should be uploaded via EasyAbs system (http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/uralic2013). Abstracts should clearly present a specific thesis statement and include a description of the topic, approach, and conclusions. Please indicate whether your submission is meant for an oral or poster session. All submissions will be reviewed anonymously.

Abstract template: Times New Roman, Normal, 12pt, 1.5 line spacing, foreign words spelled in Italics. For glossing, follow the Leipzig Glossing Rules.


Mari Uusküla - Chair
Iris Metsmägi
Meeli Sedrik
Martin Eessalu
Liis Raasik
Liisi Veski

Scientific Committee:

Urmas Sutrop
Jüri Viikberg
Karl Pajusalu (University of Tartu)
Vilja Oja

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