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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Full Title: Association for Linguistic Typology Biennial Conference

Short Title: ALT10
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Start Date: 15-Aug-2013 - 18-Aug-2013
Contact: Martin Haspelmath
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Meeting URL: http://www.eva.mpg.de/lingua/conference/2013_ALT10/
Meeting Description: The 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology will be held in Leipzig, 15-18 August 2013. It is organized by the Linguistics Department of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
Linguistic Subfield: Typology
LL Issue: 23.4769

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Linked Data in Typology @ALT10
Quantitative Linguistic Typology: State-of-the-Art and Beyond
Workshop on the Acquisition of Case from a Crosslinguistic Perspective

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