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LINGUIST List 22.5057

Thu Dec 15 2011

Calls: General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Dunstan Brown , Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics

Message 1: Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics
Date: 15-Dec-2011
From: Dunstan Brown <d.brownsurrey.ac.uk>
Subject: Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics
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Full Title: Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics
Short Title: APLL 5

Date: 04-May-2012 - 05-May-2012
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Dunstan Brown
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.soas.ac.uk/linguistics/events/apll5-conference/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Jan-2012

Meeting Description:

5th Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics Conference, 2012

A new organisation, the Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics research group (APLL - see http://www.soas.ac.uk/linguistics/research/apll/austronesian-and-papuan-languages-and-linguistics-apll.html), has been established with sponsorship from SOAS, Oxford University and University of Surrey. It is a successor to the UK Austronesian Research Group that was established in 2005 but has been dormant for some years - APLL has a wider focus, including Papuan languages.

The Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics research group is pleased to announce its fifth international conference APLL5 to be held at SOAS, University of London, on 4-5 May 2012. APLL5 follows the successful Austronesian Languages and Linguistics (ALL) conferences held at SOAS and St Catherine's College Oxford in previous years, most recently ALL4 in 2008; the numbering of the APLL conferences follows on from the sequence established by the ALL conferences.

The keynote speaker for the conference will be Marian Klamer of Leiden University.


Standard rate £30; Student rate £15; Conference dinner £15
Pre-registration required. To register online please visit the SOAS Online Store.

2nd Call for Papers:

Reminder - abstracts due 20 January 2012.

The purpose of the APLL conferences is to provide a venue for presentation of the best current research on Austronesian and Papuan languages and linguistics and to promote collaboration and research in this area. All papers will be subject to assessment by the Program Committee.

Abstracts for the conference are due on 20 January 2012. For further details, including other key dates and abstract submission guidelines see:


The conference email address is appl5.conferencegmail.com.

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