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Conference Information

Full Title: 6th International Spring Forum 2013

Short Title: ELSJ SF2013
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Start Date: 27-Apr-2013 - 28-Apr-2013
Contact: Akira Hiroe
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://elsj.kaitakusha.co.jp
Meeting Description: We are happy to announce that the ELSJ 6th International Spring Forum is to be held at University of Tokyo, Japan. All presentations and discussions will be conducted in English.

Forum dates: Saturday April 27-Sunday April 28, 2013
Location: University of Tokyo, 1-3-7 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo-to, 0033-113, Japan
Organizing Committee: Etsuro Shima (Chair)
Contact: forum-elsj@kaitakusha.co.jp

Registration Fee:

ELSJ members: 2,000 yen
Non-members: 5,000 yen
Non-member students: 3,000 yen

Visa Applications for Participants:

The majority of international participants attending the conference will not need to arrange a visa before entering Japan, but to confirm please check that your country is included in: http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/short/novisa.html of visa exempt countries. For those participants who do require a visa, please see: http://elsj.kaitakusha.co.jp/el.forum_visa.html detailing the special procedures required to apply for a Japanese visa.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language: None
LL Issue: 23.3512

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