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Summer School Announcement: HKU Summer School for Linguistic Research, Linguistic Diversity in Asia: Theories and Methods

Host Institution: University of Hong Kong
Coordinating Institution: University of Hong Kong
Dates: 7-Jul-2014 to 18-Jul-2014
Location: Hong Kong , SAR , Hong Kong
Focus: The goal of the summer school is to provide a forum for graduate and senior undergraduate students of linguistics to engage in theories of language of current relevance, cutting-edge research methods and rigorous empirical exposure to primary data. While there is a focus on the languages of Asia, the material covered is relevant to the study of other language families.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate
Additional Qualifications:
Full Summer School Description: The University of Hong Kong (HKU) summer school will be held with a special theme: Linguistic diversity in Asia: Theories and Methods. During the first week, five courses will be offered. Each course will have about 8 hours of class time.

The second week will be an intensive course on documentation led by Peter Austin (SOAS).

There will be a postgraduate student conference organized for Saturday July 12, leaving Sunday to explore Hong Kong before kicking off the second week.

Students may enroll for individual courses, for one week, or for both weeks.
Course Listings:
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language:
Lang family: Sino-Tibetan
Tuition: (Other)
Tuition Explanation: There are residential and nonresidential options. Residential: HK$5,000 for 2 weeks, HK$2,500 for 1 week (up to 4 courses) Non-residential: HK$3,000 for 2 weeks, HK$1,500 for 1 week (up to 4 courses), or HK$500 per course.
Financial Aid: 30-Mar-2014

Financial Aid Application: Financial aid applications are now open. Please download the form from the webpages. Aid applications are due 30 March.
Registration Dates: 16-Dec-2013 to 30-Mar-2014
Contact person information: Umberto Ansaldo
Apply online:
Registration Instructions: Application for the Summer School and for financial aid (scholarship) are be available online.
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