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LINGUIST List 19.3038

Tue Oct 07 2008

Confs: General Ling, Historical Ling, Typology, Socioling/Finland

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        1.    Matti Miestamo, Globality, Locality and Contact

Message 1: Globality, Locality and Contact
Date: 06-Oct-2008
From: Matti Miestamo <matti.miestamohelsinki.fi>
Subject: Globality, Locality and Contact
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Globality, Locality and Contact
Short Title: Glob-Loc

Date: 17-Nov-2008 - 18-Nov-2008
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Contact: Matti Miestamo
Contact Email: Glob-Lochelsinki.fi
Meeting URL: http://www.helsinki.fi/collegium/events/GlobLoc.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics;
Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Typology

Meeting Description:

An interdisciplinary symposium to be held at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced
Studies 17-18 November 2008

Globality, Locality and Contact- Language and Culture

An interdisciplinary symposium to be held at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced
Studies, 17-18 November 2008

The programme and abstracts are now available online at

Keynote speakers:

Tom Güldemann (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Linguistic Macro-areas in Africa: Geography and Population Dynamics

Deborah Kapchan (New York University)
The Promise of Sonic Translation: Performing the Festive Sacred in Morocco

Peter Mühlhäusler (University of Adelaide)
Language Contact and Language Substance - From a Formal to an Ecological
Approach to Pidgins and Creoles

Further information and registration (by October 31):

The symposium is organised by the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, in
cooperation with the Research Unit for Variation, Contacts and Change in
English, the Department of General Linguistics and the Department of Social and
Cultural Anthropology, University of Helsinki.
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