LINGUIST List 26.2831

Tue Jun 09 2015

Confs: British Sign Lang, Cumbric, Gaelic, Scottish, Irish, Latin, Pictish, Scots, Historical Ling, Socioling/UK

Editor for this issue: Erin Arnold <>

Date: 08-Jun-2015
From: Robert McColl Millar <>
Subject: Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster
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Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster

Date: 12-Aug-2015 - 14-Aug-2015
Location: Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contact: Robert McColl Millar
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): British Sign Language; Cumbric; Gaelic, Scottish; Irish; Latin; Pictish; Scots

Meeting Description:

The Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster will be holding its triennial conferences between 5 and 8 August 2015 at the University of the West of Scotland Ayr Campus. Keynote Speakers will include Professor Jeremy Smith (University of Glasgow) and Dr Warren Maguire (University of Edinburgh).

The conference fee will be £200 (£150 concession). This will include refreshments at breaks and lunch on all three days, as well as a drinks reception on the first evening. Day rates will also be available. There will also be a conference dinner; details of this will be made available closer to the time. A limited amount of accommodation will be available on campus.

An optional trip to the birthplace of Robert Burns in Alloway will take place on the afternoon of Friday 14 August. The estimated cost for this excursion will be £15.

Further information on accommodation and directions to the venue will be available on in the run-up to the conference.


Details of the programme, along with a draft book of abstracts, is available at:

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