LINGUIST List 9.153

Mon Feb 2 1998

Confs: Eastern European Languages Theory

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  1. Tibor Szecsenyi, Linguistic Theory in Eastern European Languages (CLITE1)

Message 1: Linguistic Theory in Eastern European Languages (CLITE1)

Date: Mon, 2 Feb 1998 09:49:01 +0000
From: Tibor Szecsenyi <>
Subject: Linguistic Theory in Eastern European Languages (CLITE1)




To be organized by the PhD Program in Theoretical Linguistics of the 
University of Szeged, Hungary, 19-21 April, 1998, immediately 
following the annual GLOW Meeting at Tilburg.

Keynote speakers are:

Michael Brody (UCL and Hungarian Academy of Sciences) 
 "Mirror theory and the Hungarian verbal complex"
Maria-Luisa Rivero (University of Ottawa),
 "Stylistic verb movement in Slavic and the Balkan area"
Olga Miseska Tomic (University of Novi Sad)
 Title TBA (Topic: South Slavic languages)

The official language of the conference is English. One-page 
 abstracts are expected to be sent by February 28 to the following 
e-mail address:

Or by ordinary mail to:

"CLITE 1", JATE Alt. Nyelv. Tsz.
Egyetem u. 2., Szeged, H-6722 Hungary

Fax: 36-62-321843

Registration fee is US$ 40.00, which includes a reception, midday 
meals and refreshments. A limited number of grants covering 
registration, accommodation and meals are available particularly to 
students and linguists from Eastern Europe. Grants should be applied 
for as soon as possible but February 28 the latest. Reasonable priced 
accommodation is offered at local hotels, but inexpensive lodging 
especially for low-budget participants is also available. 

Szeged is a city of 170,000 in Southern Hungary, and a two-hour 
train-ride away from the capital, Budapest. The conference venue is 
the centrally located 180-year old Academy building.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee,

 Istvan Kenesei
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