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LINGUIST List 25.1904

Wed Apr 30 2014

Calls: European Languages, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics/Germany

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 29-Apr-2014
From: Isabelle Buchstaller <i.buchstalleruni-leipzig.de>
Subject: International Conference on Language Variation in Europe
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Full Title: International Conference on Language Variation in Europe
Short Title: ICLaVE

Date: 27-May-2015 - 29-May-2015
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Contact Person: Isabelle Buchstaller Beat Siebenhaar
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://conference.uni-leipzig.de/iclave8/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2014

Meeting Description:

Universität Leipzig is hosting
The 8th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe

27-29 May 2015, Leipzig, Germany

ICLaVE is established as one of the most important for a for research in the area of language variation in Europe. It aims at bringing together scholars of any European language and language spoken in Europe with the purpose of discussing methodological and theoretical issues in the study of language variation and change. Scholars in any area of linguistics, such as historical linguistics, psycholinguistics, dialectology, sociolinguistics etc. are invited to submit their proposals.

Plenary Speakers:

Miriam Meyerhoff (Victoria University of Wellington)
Susanne Michaelis/Martin Haspelmath (MPI- EVA Leipzig)
Jürgen Erich Schmidt (Forschungsstelle Deutscher Sprachatlas, Universität Marburg)

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Call for Workshops/Papers:


Workshop proposals deadline: 31 August 2014.
Notification of acceptance/rejection of workshops: 30 September 2014.

The organizing committee invites workshop proposals on specific topics related to the general theme of this series of conferences, viz. language variation in Europe. Workshops are to focus on a specific topic with a maximum of 7 x 20-minute papers plus half an hour for a concluding discussion. In their proposal, workshop organisers should briefly describe the workshop topic and give the names, affiliation and e-mail addresses of presenters, as well as the abstracts of individual papers.


Abstract/poster submission deadline: 30 November 2014.
Notification of acceptance/rejection of abstracts/posters: 1 February 2015.

We invite abstracts for paper (20-minute presentation + 10-minute discussion) and poster presentations in all areas of language variation in European languages and languages spoken in Europe.

Contact: iclave8uni-leipzig.de

Local Organising Committee:

Beat Siebenhaar and Isabelle Buchstaller

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