LINGUIST List 26.5428

Mon Dec 07 2015

Calls: Chinese, Historical Ling, Morphology, Semantics, Syntax/Germany

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 04-Dec-2015
From: Barbara Meisterernst <>
Subject: 9th International Symposium on Ancient Chinese Grammar
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Full Title: 9th International Symposium on Ancient Chinese Grammar
Short Title: ISACG-9

Date: 29-Jul-2016 - 30-Jul-2016
Location: Berlin, Germany
Contact Person: Barbara Meisterernst
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2016

Meeting Description:

The 9th International Symposium on Ancient Chinese Grammar will be organized by the Humboldt University Berlin, Seminar of East Asian Studies and the ZAS, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin (Centre of General Linguistics). All scholars and students carrying out research in Ancient Chinese morphology, syntax and semantics are cordially invited to submit abstracts for this conference. The essential information regarding this conference can be found below:

Date and Venue:

a. The conference will be held at the Institute of Asian and African Studies of the Humboldt University Berlin on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 July, 2016.
b. The participants are expected to arrive in Berlin on July 28 in the afternoon and to leave on the 31 or at the very latest on Monday August 1 in the morning, if they want to participate in the excursion that will be organised for Sunday 31.
c. The location of the conference will be at Humboldt University and the accommodation will be at the Guesthouse of the Humboldt University and in hotels in the vicinity of the campus.

Organizers & Organizing Committee 委員會:
The organizers of the Conference / 會議委員會主辦人員:
Barbara Meisterernst 梅思德 (Humboldt University)
Manfred Krifka (Humdboldt University, ZAS, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft)

Scientific Committee / 科學委員會委員:

Edith ALDRIDGE (University of Washington)
Wolfgang BEHR畢鶚 (University of Zurich)
FENG Shengli 馮勝利 (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
HU Chirui 胡敕瑞 (Beijing University)
JIANG Shaoyu 蔣紹愚 (Beijing University)
ŌNISHI Katsuya 大西克也 (Tokyo University)
WEI Pei-chuan魏培泉 (Academia Sinica)

Sponsors and supporters / 资助和支持单位:

- Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, (German Research Council 德國科研基金會)
- Humboldt University, International Office (柏林洪堡大學國際部分)

Further information on registration, workshops and other matters will be available in upcoming circulars.

2nd Call for Papers:


9th International Symposium on Ancient Chinese Grammar
29-30 July 2016
(Website of the conference under construction)

Call for Abstracts:

a. Abstracts in Chinese, or English are invited for 30-minute presentations on all aspects of Classical Chinese Grammar from any theoretical perspective.
b. To facilitate the reviewing process, please identify in a few keywords below the abstract the primary domain of Classical Chinese addressed in your paper (e.g., Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Lexicography, Functional/Pragmatics, Dialectology, Computational/Corpus Linguistics, Writing, Palaeography, etc.).
c. Abstracts must be on a single A4 page, single spaced, 12-point type (or ‘small 4’ for Chinese), with one inch (2.5cm) margins (top, bottom, sides).
d. Please send two copies of the abstract as attachments by e-mail, one of which should have the name of author(s), affiliation(s), and e-mail address as a Word document; the other one (for anonymous review), identified by title only, as a pdf document to the following address:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: January 15, 2016
Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2016.


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