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LINGUIST List 20.436

Tue Feb 10 2009

Confs: Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics/Greece

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        1.    Wim Vandenbussche, 3rd Summer School on Historical Linguistics

Message 1: 3rd Summer School on Historical Linguistics
Date: 09-Feb-2009
From: Wim Vandenbussche <wvdbusscvub.ac.be>
Subject: 3rd Summer School on Historical Linguistics
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3rd Summer School on Historical Linguistics
Short Title: HiSoN Summer School

Date: 20-Aug-2009 - 27-Aug-2009
Location: Lesbos, Greece
Contact: Nils Langer
Contact Email: Nils.Langerbristol.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.bris.ac.uk/german/hison/summerschool2009

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

This is the third summer school organised by the Historical Sociolinguistics
Network (HISON). It will offer classes by leading experts on modern and
historical sociolinguists.

20 - 27 August 2009 at Metochi, Lesbos (Greece)

Summer school website: www.bris.ac.uk/german/hison/summerschool2009

Third Summer School on Historical Sociolinguistics
20 - 27 August 2009
at Metochi, Lesbos (Greece)

Organised by the Historical Sociolinguistics Network (HISON)

The venue is the University of Agder's Metochi study centre, a former monastery
on the Greek island of Lesbos.

Our teachers this year will be:

Peter Trudgill (Agder, Norway)
Language Contact and Linguistic Change in Early Post-Roman Britain:
Sociolinguistic Insights

Laura Wright (Cambridge, UK)
Historical Sociolinguistics and Historical Pragmatics: 18th c. Printed Ephemera
and the London Upper Working-class Sociolect

Jeroen Darquennes (Namur, Belgium)
Contact and Conflict Along the Germanic-Romance Language Border

Helen Kelly-Holmes (Limerick, Ireland)
Minority Languages and Media Engagement: Discourses and Practices in and on Irish

Ernst Håkon Jahr (Agder, Norway)
The Arctic Pidgin Russenorsk

Nils Langer (Bristol, Uk)
Prescriptive Grammars and Linguistic Purism

Mark Janse (Gent, Belgium)
Asia Minor Greek: Borrowing, Interference, and the Mixed Language Debate

Gro-Renee Rambø (Agder, Norway)
Scandinavian - Low German Contact in the Late Middle Ages

Classes will take place in the morning and early evening and you will have the
opportunity to present your own research at a special session.
The school will last for one week and the cost of 375 British Pounds includes
accommodation, three meals per day, and tuition, and an excursion.

If you register and pay in full before May 1st, 2009, we will give you a
discount of 75 British Pounds, i.e. you will only pay 300 British Pounds.

Please note that there are only 40 places available.

Contact: Nils Langer, Reader in German Linguistics, School of Modern Languages,
University of Bristol, BS8 1TE, UK

Summer school website: www.bris.ac.uk/german/hison/summerschool2009

Venue: www.hia.no/metochi

HiSoN: www.philhist.uni-augsburg.de/hison
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