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LINGUIST List 19.1533

Fri May 09 2008

Calls: Anthropological Ling/UK; General Ling/Egypt

Editor for this issue: F. Okki Kurniawan <okkilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Julia Snell, Advances in Ethnography, Language and Communication
        2.    Salwa Elramly, 8th Conference On Language Engineering

Message 1: Advances in Ethnography, Language and Communication
Date: 08-May-2008
From: Julia Snell <j.snell04leeds.ac.uk>
Subject: Advances in Ethnography, Language and Communication
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Full Title: Advances in Ethnography, Language and Communication

Date: 20-Sep-2008 - 20-Sep-2008
Location: Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Melissa de Graaff
Meeting Email: melissa.de_graaffkcl.ac.uk

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-May-2008

Meeting Description:

This one-day conference aims to explore the possibilities and problems of
employing ethnographic approaches to the analysis of verbal and textual data,
and consider how such methods can complement other perspectives and methods of

Final Call for Papers

Abstracts for papers and posters are invited from social scientists using
ethnographically sensitive perspectives and tools in any area which involves the
study of language and communication (for instance, researching social processes,
institutions, education, culture or identity).

Plenary speakers include Celia Roberts (Department of Education & Professional
Studies, Kings College London) and Janet Maybin (Centre for Language and
Communication, Open University).

Abstracts are particularly encouraged from social science researchers in the
early stages of their careers. Oral presentations will be 20 minutes in length,
followed by a 10-minute discussion period. Dedicated time will be allocated for
poster presentations.

Abstracts, of up to 300 words, should be submitted by e-mail attachment (Word
files) to melissa.de_graaffkcl.ac.uk. Please submit two files, one containing
the abstract and details of the author(s) (name(s), affiliation, email address)
and one containing an anonymous abstract. Under the title for the abstract,
please give four keywords which summarise the paper/poster. In the body of your
email please specify whether the abstract is for a poster or paper presentation.
The deadline for submission of abstracts is 15th May 2008.

Registration for the conference will open in June 2008. The conference fee is
£15, including a buffet lunch, tea and coffee.

The conference is organised by Fiona Copland (Institute for the Study of
Language and Society, Aston University), Julia Snell (Department of English,
University of Leeds) and Sara Shaw (Department of Primary Care and Population
Health, University College London).
Message 2: 8th Conference On Language Engineering
Date: 08-May-2008
From: Salwa Elramly <sramlyenetscape.net>
Subject: 8th Conference On Language Engineering
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Full Title: 8th Conference On Language Engineering
Short Title: CLE2008

Date: 17-Dec-2008 - 18-Dec-2008
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Contact Person: Salwa Elramly
Meeting Email: sramlyenetscape.net
Web Site: http://www.esole.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb), English (eng), French (fra),
Turkish (tur), Urdu (urd)

Call Deadline: 5-Sep-2008

Meeting Description:

The Egyptian Society Of Language Engineering (ESOLE) is launching its call for
papers to the experts and researchers working and interested in Language
Engineering. This is the eighth conference to be held 17-18 December,2008 at the
Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University,Cairo, Egypt. This is encouraged by
the great success of the previous conferences.

The details about the conference and instructions for writing the papers are
found on the Society Web site: http://www.esole.org

(Editor Note: Website best viewed in Internet Explorer)

Call for Papers

Original research papers are called for in the topics of, but not limited to:

- Language analysis and comprehension
- Language generation
- Spoken language understanding
- Discourse & dialogue systems
- Evaluation of natural language processing systems
- Large Corpora
- Speech analysis, recognition and synthesis
- Natural language processing for information retrieval
- Machine translation
- Language Engineering frameworks & methodologies
- Language Engineering & artificial intelligence
- Automatic character recognition
- Semantic Web and Ontology languages

Papers are to be emailed to Prof. Dr. Salwa Elramly (sramlyenetscape.net)

Submission of full papers: 5 September 2008
Notification of acceptance of full papers: 11 October 2008
Submission of camera ready papers: 8 November 2008

The details about the conference and instructions for writing the papers are
found on the Society Web site: http://www.esole.org (Editor Note: Website best
viewed in Internet Explorer)

Conference Cairman: Prof. Dr. M. A. Ghonaimy
Conference Secretary General: Prof. Dr Salwa Elramly

Organizing Committee:
Prof. I. Farag
Prof. S. Elramly
Prof. A.Z. Badr
Prof. Hany Kamal
Prof. H. Shaheen
Dr. A. Bahaa
Eng. Mona Zakaria
Eng. Bassant Abd El-Hamid

Technical Program Committee:
Prof. Taghrid Anber , Egypt
Prof. I. Abdel Ghaffar , Egypt
Prof. M.Ghaly, Egypt
Prof. M. Z. Abdel Megid, Egypt
Prof. Khalid Choukri, ELDA, France
Prof. Christopher Ciri, LDC, U.S.A
Prof. Mona T. Diab, Stanford U., U.S.A
Prof. Ayman ElDossouki, Egypt
Prof. Y. ElGamal, Egypt
Prof. M. Elhamalaway, Egypt
Prof. S. Elramly, Egypt
Prof. H.Elshishiny, Egypt
Prof. A.A.Fahmy, Egypt
Prof. I. Farag, Egypt
Prof. Magdi Fikry, Egypt
Prof. Wafaa Kamel, Egypt
Prof. S. Krauwer, Netherlands
Prof. Bente Maegaard, CST, Denmark
Prof. A. H. Moussa, Egypt
Prof. M. Nagy, Egypt
Prof. A. Rafae, Egypt
Prof. Mohsen Rashwan, Egypt
Prof. H.I. Shaheen, Egypt
Prof. S.I. Shaheen, Egypt
Prof. Hasaneen M. AL-Barhamtoshy, Egypt
Dr. Tarik F. Himdi, Saudi Arabia

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