LINGUIST List 29.3587

Tue Sep 18 2018

Calls: Baltic; General Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Acquisition/Norway

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Date: 16-Sep-2018
From: Olga Urek <>
Subject: Conference in Baltic Linguistics
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Full Title: Conference in Baltic Linguistics
Short Title: BLing

Date: 21-Nov-2018 - 22-Nov-2018
Location: Tromsø, Norway
Contact Person: Olga Urek
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Language Family(ies): Baltic

Call Deadline: 23-Sep-2018

Meeting Description:

Baltic Linguistics: New Perspectives and Methods (BLing)

When: November 21-22, 2018
Where: Tromsø, Norway

CASTL (Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics) at UiT The Arctic University of Norway is pleased to announce the conference Baltic Linguistics: New Perspectives and Methods to be held in Tromsø on November 21-22, 2018. The main goal of the conference is to bring together researchers from around the world working on the Baltic languages within various theoretical frameworks and methodological perspectives. We welcome submissions in the following areas:

(a) Syntax
(b) Phonology
(c) Morphology
(d) L1/L2/Ln Acquisition
(e) Historical linguistics
(f) Experimental linguistics
(g) Development of language resources

Keynote speakers:

Ineta Dabašinskienė (Vytautas Magnus University)
Juris Grigorjevs (Latvian Language Institute, University of Latvia)
Axel Holvoet (Vilnius University)

2nd Call for Papers:

Submission Deadline Extended.

The new extended deadline for abstract submissions is September 23, 2018. We are now inviting abstracts for oral presentations (20-minute talk followed by a 10-minute discussion). Abstracts may not exceed one page in length (A4, Times New Roman, pt 12). A second page may be used for references, visualisations and examples. Anonymized abstracts in pdf format must be submitted as an attachment to Names and affiliations of the authors should be indicated in the text of the e-mail.

Authors will be notified of the peer-review outcome by September 30.

A limited number of travel grants is available for PhD and Master students, and will be distributed among the abstracts of the highest quality. If you would like to be considered for a travel grant, please indicate it in your submission.

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