LINGUIST List 26.1926

Fri Apr 10 2015

Confs: Portuguese, Applied Ling, Historical Ling, Lexicography, Socioling, Typology/UK

Editor for this issue: Erin Arnold <>

Date: 10-Apr-2015
From: joao silvestre <>
Subject: Portuguese Studies in the UK - Talks on Portuguese Language Variation
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Portuguese Studies in the UK - Talks on Portuguese Language Variation

Date: 05-May-2015 - 05-May-2015
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: João Paulo Silvestre
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Lexicography; Sociolinguistics; Typology

Subject Language(s): Portuguese

Meeting Description:

The Camões Centre for Portuguese Language and Culture at King's College London invites you to a conference to commemorate the International Day of the Portuguese Language and Culture.

This conference seeks to bring together academics, teachers, policy-makers and representatives of Lusophone organizations.

The discussion will focus on topics such as language contact, varieties of Portuguese, language research and Portuguese teaching practices. 

This event is organized by the Camões Centre at King’s College London, the Cardiff University, the Institute of Modern Languages Research and the Portuguese Education Department.

Attendance is free, but there are limited places available. To book your place, please contact


Talks on Portuguese language variation

Discussant: João Paulo Silvestre (Camões Centre, King's College London)

Portuguese Based Creoles: 'Que he ora isso?'
Hugo Cardoso (University of Lisbon)

Portuguese in East Timor: An Emergent Variety?
Susana Afonso (University of Exeter)

Language research and Portuguese teaching practices

Round table discussion coordinated by Rhian Atkin (Cardiff University) and Regina Duarte (Camões Institute)

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