LINGUIST List 23.973

Mon Feb 27 2012

Confs: General Linguistics/Czech Republic

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <>

Date: 26-Feb-2012
From: Bozena Bednarikova <>
Subject: 13th International Young Linguists Conference
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13th International Young Linguists Conference Short Title: From Words to Model

Date: 07-May-2012 - 09-May-2012 Location: Olomouc, Czech Republic Contact: Bozena Bednarikova Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

13th International Young Linguists ConferenceMay 7-9, 2012Organized by the Czech Department, Philosophical Faculty, Palacký University & The Linguistic Association of the Czech Republic

You are cordially invited to the traditional annual meeting of young linguists developing the tradition started in 2000 in the Czech Language Institute of the ASCR in Prague and since 2001 continued at Palacký University in Olomouc. This year’s main topics are:

1. Data based X theory based linguistic approaches: are they compatible?2. Diachronic data X theories and methods of synchronic linguistics: can they be combined?3. Grammaticalization in Meillet sense (l’attribution du caractère grammatical à un mot jadis autonome) X pragmaticalization (and other -izations): can they cooperate?


a) Main conference: papers on the central or related topicsb) Workshops: there will be 5 workshops at the conference

1. Diachronic WorkshopConvenor: Robert Dittmann (

c) Traditional sessions on literary science and translatology will be held again

Fees and Payments:

The conference fee is 950 - CZK (it includes the costs associated with publishing the papers), to be paid at the registration desk upon arrival on May 7, 2012.

Social Programme:

a) An evening getting-together at a restaurantb) Sightseeing tour of Olomouc, a trip to the outskirts (Svatý Kopeček, etc.)

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