CFP: 7th Himalayan Languages Symposium

Anju Saxena Anju.Saxena at LING.UU.SE
Wed Oct 4 19:57:41 UTC 2000

***** Call for Papers *****


Uppsala University
Uppsala, Sweden

September 7-9, 2001

The Himalayan Languages Symposium brings together scholars working on
languages and language communities of the greater Himalayan region:
north-western and north-eastern India, Nepal, Bhutan and the Tibetan
Plateau, northern Burma and Sichuan, and Nuristan, Baltistan and the
Burushaski-speaking area in the west.

The Seventh Himalayan Languages Symposium will be held at Uppsala
University. We invite abstracts for presentations on topics including, but
not limited to:

-       Descriptions of lesser-known languages
-       Language change and variation
-       Multilingualism and language contact
-       Historical-comparative studies
-       Typological studies
-       Field reports
-       Corpus-based analysis
-       Language death and language preservation
-       Language policy and language planning
-       Ethnology and folklore
-       Himalayan languages and new technologies

Abstracts should be no longer than one page with one-inch margins using at
least an 11-point font. Along with the abstract, please enclose a separate
page specifying the affiliation, address, and e-mail address of the
author(s). Abstracts may be submitted electronically (as an attached file
in RTF, postscript, PDF or MS Word format).

* Abstract due: 1 February, 2001
* Acceptance notification: 1 March, 2001
* Symposium: 7-9 September, 2001

Pre-registration (before June 30): $45 (faculty), $25 (students)
Registration at conference site: $50 (faculty), $30 (students)

Ă–sten Dahl, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University
Gunilla-Gren Eklund, Department of African and Asian Languages, Uppsala
Anju Saxena, Department of Linguistics, Uppsala University

For any information related to the HLS-7, please contact:
Anju Saxena
Department of Linguistics
Uppsala University
Box 527
SE-744 51 Uppsala

tel. +46-18-471 14 57
fax. +46-18-471 14 16
e-mail: anju.saxena at

News about the symposium will be posted on the symposium Web page:

The Permanent Secretariat for this annual Symposium is maintained at Leiden
University in the Netherlands.


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