LINGUIST List 27.697

Fri Feb 05 2016

Calls: Text/Corpus Ling/Algeria

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 05-Feb-2016
From: Tahar Abbou <>
Subject: Third International Conference on Manuscripts
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Full Title: Third International Conference on Manuscripts

Date: 29-Nov-2016 - 30-Nov-2016
Location: Adrar, Algeria
Contact Person: Tahar Abbou
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard

Language Family(ies): Afroasiatic

Call Deadline: 28-Apr-2016

Meeting Description:

Third International Conference on Manuscripts

We are pleased to announce the Third International Conference on Manuscripts organized by the Laboratory of Algerian Manuscripts in West Africa and the University of Adrar, 29 - 30 November, 2016.

Call for Papers:

The Conference will consist of two workshops:

General Workshop, including:
- Editing and publishing manuscripts - from theory to practice
- Algerian manuscripts - cataloguing, editing and publishing
- Algerian manuscripts in the world - trip and impact
- Algerian manuscripts between shelves and digitization

Specialized Training Workshop, including:
- Personal experiences in editing and publishing manuscripts.
- Codicology of Arabic manuscripts.

Important dates:

- Deadline for submission of abstracts: 28 April 2016
- Notification of acceptance: 15 May 2016
- Full paper submission deadline: 30 September 30 2016

Abstracts should be about 300 words and in word format, and should include the following information:

- Author (only individual contributions are accepted)
- Affiliation
- E mail address
- Title of proposal
- Body of proposal
- Up to 10 keywords

Please submit your abstract, together with a short CV to:

The official languages of the conference are: Arabic, English and French.

The Organizing Committee bears the accommodation, food and local transportation expenses.

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