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Full Title: 2nd Regional Symposium on Language, Literature and Translation

Location: Manama, Bahrain
Start Date: 27-Mar-2013 - 28-Mar-2013
Contact: Dr. Omar Qaddumi
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://dell-conf-3.uob.edu.bh/
Meeting Description: The Department of English Language & Literature is delighted to announce its second regional symposium on language, literature and translation.

Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings. This second regional symposium is an opportunity for intellectual exchange in a friendly and open environment and we look forward to welcoming you in Bahrain!

Registration Fee:

Early registration fee: BD 20 (payments should be received no later than 27/02/2013)
On-site registration fee: BD 30

Cheques, drafts should be payable to the University of Bahrain and returned to:

Dr. Nuri Ageli
Department of English Language and Literature
University of Bahrain
Sakhir Campus
P.O. Box 32038
Kingdom of Bahrain

Travel and accommodation expenses are the participants’ responsibility. The symposium organising committee will, however, arrange for hotel reservations and air tickets on Gulf Air at special prices. Information on these issues will be sent to all participants in due time.
Linguistic Subfield: Ling & Literature; Translation
LL Issue: 23.4727

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