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Summer School Announcement: Sociolinguistics Summer School 5

Host Institution: University College Dublin
Coordinating Institution: University College Dublin
Dates: 28-Jul-2014 to 31-Jul-2014
Location: Dublin , Ireland
Focus: Applications are sought for Sociolinguistics Summer School 5 (SSS5), to be held from July 28th to 31st at University College Dublin, Ireland. The event is an opportunity for MA and PhD students, as well as recent graduates, in any area of sociolinguistics to attend workshops, seminars and lectures with leaders in the field, as well as present their on-going research to peers.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate
Additional Qualifications:
Full Summer School Description: Each day of the summer school will have a theme based on the research of an invited speaker. The invited speakers will each deliver: i) a plenary lecture in the morning, ii) a practical workshop in the mid-morning period, and iii) chair a panel of conference presentations delivered by the student delegates in the afternoon.

The following themes and invited speakers are confirmed:
Theme 1: Language and gender
Dr. Robert Lawson, Birmingham City University

Theme 2: Minority languages and language planning
Professor Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost, Cardiff University

Theme 3: Quantitative methods in sociolinguistics
Dr. Daniel Ezra Johnson, Lancaster University

Registration will open on April 25th and close on July 11th. The number of places is limited and preference will be given to students who are presenting their research. 300-word abstracts should be emailed to by 5PM on Friday 28th March. Further details about the summer school will be posted to the school website:, to the Facebook page Sociolinguistics Summer School 5, and to Twitter @SSS5Dublin2014. Enquiries can be made to
Course Listings:
Linguistic Subfield: Sociolinguistics
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Tuition: (EUR)
Registration Dates: 25-Apr-2014 to 11-Jul-2014
Contact person information: John Lonergan
Registration Instructions: Registration instructions will be posted to the summer school website.
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