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Full Title: Linguistics in Arabia

Short Title: LAC1
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Start Date: 04-Dec-2013 - 05-Dec-2013
Contact: Aziza Al-Essa
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://lac.kau.edu.sa
Meeting Description: Linguistics in Arabia Conference 1

The Department of European Languages and Literature at King Abdulaziz University is pleased to announce its 1st Linguistics in Arabia Conference (LAC1) to be held on December 4-5, 2013 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Emeritus Bruce Ingham, SOAS, University of London
Dr. Enam Al-Wer, University of Essex
Professor Janet Watson, University Salford
Dr. Mahasen Abu-Mansour, University of Umm Al-Qura

Registration Fees:

$35 for students and $70 for non-students

The programme of Linguistics in Arabia conference has been uploaded to the website of the conference: http://lac.kau.edu.sa.

Online registration is now open.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.2193

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