LINGUIST List 27.2082

Fri May 06 2016

Calls: Phonetics/Croatia

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Date: 06-May-2016
From: Elenmari Pletikos Olof <epletikoffzg.hr>
Subject: The 9th Scientific Conference Speech Research
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Full Title: The 9th Scientific Conference Speech Research
Short Title: SR2016

Date: 08-Dec-2016 - 10-Dec-2016
Location: Zagreb, Croatia
Contact Person: Elenmari Pletikos Olof
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://ig.ffzg.hr/index.en.html

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2016

Meeting Description:

Speech Research is a Croatian scientific conference with international participation which allows the presentation of new scientific research and knowledge in the field of phonetics. Phonetic sciences are interdisciplinary by nature, so the conference provides an opportunity to gather experts and researchers from different disciplines. The main topic of this year’s conference is speech prosody, but papers covering other speech-related topics are equally welcome.

Keynote speakers:

- Carlos Gussenhoven (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)
- Bettina Braun (University of Konstanz, Germany)
- Damir Kovačić (Speech and Hearing Research Lab, University of Split, Croatia)

Call for Papers:

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 9th scientific conference with international participation Speech Research. The conference will be hosted at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, from the 8th until the 10th of December 2016. Speech Research is a Croatian scientific conference with international participation which allows the presentation of new scientific research and knowledge in the field of phonetics. Phonetic sciences are interdisciplinary by nature, so the conference provides an opportunity to gather experts and researchers from different disciplines. The main topic of this year’s conference is speech prosody, but papers covering other speech-related topics are equally welcome.

Topics may include but are not limited to:

Speech prosody
- Intonation
- Rhythm and timing, tempo, pauses
- Voice quality, phonation, and vocal dynamics
- Phonology and phonetics of prosody
- Acquisition of first language prosody
- Prosody in language contact and second language acquisition
- Communicative situation and speaking style
- Syntax, semantics, and pragmatics
- Prosody in tone languages, pitch-accent languages and stress accent languages
- Prosodic aspects of speech and language pathology
- Psycholinguistic, cognitive, neural correlates of prosody
- Prosody in automatic speech synthesis, recognition and understanding
- Prosody in computational linguistics
- Prosody in language and music
- Meta-linguistic and para-linguistic communication
- Prosody of sign language

General phonetic topics and rhetoric
- Phonetics and Phonology of Croatian language
- Speech Production
- Speech Perception
- Speech development
- Neurophonetics
- Speech and hearing disorders and their rehabilitation
- Sociophonetics
- Speech and language technologies
- Foreign language learning
- Artistic speech: Stage speech, film speech
- Rhetoric: in education, in media, in politics, in science, in philosophy

Submission of abstracts:

Abstracts should be submitted in either Croatian and English (authors presenting in Croatian) or English (authors presenting in English) and should not exceed 400 words. Abstract should propose a clear research problem, a viable theoretical framework and a link between previous studies and the research problem presented in the paper. The hypothesis and research methodology need to be clearly presented together with the research results and the potential scientific or professional contribution of the work.
Application form is on the website http://ig.ffzg.hr.

Conference languages:
Croatian and English

Important dates

- 15 September 2016 – Abstract submission deadline
- 15 October 2016 – Notification of acceptance
- 1 November 2016 – Early Registration deadline
- 8 - 10 December 2016 – Conference

On behalf of the Program committee
Izv. prof. dr. Nikolaj Lazić

On behalf of the Organizing committee
Doc. dr. sc. Elenmari Pletikos Olof


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