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Full Title: European Integration/National Identity; Plurilingualism/Multiculturality - The Romanian Language and Culture: Evaluation, Perspectives

Short Title: EINIRLC
Location: Iaşi, Romania
Start Date: 25-Sep-2013 - 27-Sep-2013
Contact: Ofelia Ichim
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.philippide.ro/pages/simpozioane/invitatie%20simp.%20sept%202013%20engleza.pdf
Meeting Description: The ‘A. Philippide’ Institute of Romanian Philology - the Iaşi Branch of the Romanian Academy - and the ‘A. Philippide’ Cultural Association organize the International Annual Symposium of the ‘A. Philippide’ Institute of Romanian Philology, the 12th Edition, entitled ‘European Integration/National Identity; Plurilingualism/Multiculturality - The Romanian Language and Culture: Evaluation, Perspectives’, Iaşi, Romania, 25-27 September 2013. There will be 3 sections: linguistics, literary history, ethnography. Some of the debate themes are: Multiculturality vs. Cultural Identity; European Plurilingualism/Romanian Plurilingualism; The Identity of the Romanian Language and Literature; Modern Techniques in the Philological-Editorial Processing of Texts. A section will be dedicated to commemorate 80 years since Alexandru Philippide’s death (1859-1933), a Romanian philologist with international reputation.

All the participants are kindly asked to send us or bring books written or edited by them and journals with their articles in order to be displayed at the symposium exhibition.

The program of the symposium will be posted on the site of the ‘A. Philippide’ Institute of Romanian Philology in due time (http://www.philippide.ro).

The participation fee is 40 Euros (or 180 Lei); the attendance without presentation of papers is free of charge. The participation fee includes the publication of the symposium proceedings, the postage for sending the book to the participants, as well as other expenses (certificates of attendance, refreshments during breaks, the cocktail reception and others). The fee will be paid in the ‘A. Philippide’ Cultural Association account.

Travel and accommodation expenses will be supplied by the participants.
Linguistic Subfield: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language: Romanian
LL Issue: 24.2404

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