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Aston Corpus Symposium and Postgraduate Conference in Corpus Linguistics 2008



Date Submitted: 01-Apr-2008
From: Iztok Kosem
Subject: Aston Corpus Symposium and Postgraduate Conference in Corpus Linguistics 2008
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Institution/Organization: Aston University

Notice: Aston University, Birmingham, UK
School of Languages and Social Sciences
ISLS – Institute for the Study of Language and Society

POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE IN CORPUS LINGUISTICS: Thursday 22nd May 2008
http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/postgraduate_conference.html

and

ASTON CORPUS SYMPOSIUM 2008: Friday 23rd May 2008-03-28
http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/symposium.html


ANNOUNCEMENTS:
*Registration now open
*Abstracts of the talks, and information on accommodation and travel now available


Please find below the registration fees:

Standard rate:
Corpus Symposium - £50
Postgraduate conference - £20
Both events - £60

Unwaged students:
Corpus Symposium - £25
Postgraduate conference - £15
Both events - £30

The registration form can be found on http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/sym_registration.html.


We would like to remind the speakers at the postgraduate conference that they need to register by 15th of April 2008.