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Full Title: 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics

Short Title: ICEHL-18
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Start Date: 14-Jul-2014 - 18-Jul-2014
Contact: Hubert Cuyckens
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Meeting URL: http://www.arts.kuleuven.be/ling/ICEHL18
Meeting Description: Welcome to the 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics.ICEHL18 takes place in Leuven, Belgium, 14-18 July 2014 (academic programme 14-17 July, social programme 18 July).

Plenary Speakers:

Charles Boberg, McGill University
Robert Fulk, Indiana University, Bloomington
Peter Grund, University of Kansas
Maria Jose Lopez-Couso, University of Santiago de Compostela
Marit Westergaard, University of Tromso


All details on registration, accommodation, venue, the social programme, and travel are now available on the website: http://www.arts.kuleuven.be/ling/ICEHL18/.

Please note that the Early Bird registration rate is available until 15 May. We’d also like to inform you that the number of participants for the conference trip will have to be limited to 50.
Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 25.1771

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Early English Dialect Morphosyntax

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