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Full Title: Vocab@Vic 2013
         
Location: Wellinton, New Zealand
Start Date: 18-Dec-2013 - 20-Dec-2013
Contact: Hayley Larsen
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.vocab.org.nz/
Meeting Description: We are holding Vocab@Vic on Wednesday 18 – Friday 20 December 2013 at Rutherford House, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Put the dates in your diary - we very much hope you will join us!

The conference theme is deliberately broad: Current trends in vocabulary studies. We see this theme as a chance to frame vocabulary studies in today’s world, to consider where we are now and to think about where we are going.

The Call for Papers will open mid December 2012, and close mid March 2013. Get your thinking caps on and help us make Vocab@Vic a great success.

Paul Nation and Averil Coxhead
on behalf of the Vocab@Vic 2013 Organising Committee
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.4920


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