Call for papers: Seventh Himalayan Languages Symposium

Anju Saxena Anju.Saxena at LING.UU.SE
Tue Jan 16 11:41:10 UTC 2001


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

SEVENTH HIMALAYAN LANGUAGES SYMPOSIUM

Uppsala University
Uppsala, Sweden
September 7-9, 2001

Last date for submitting abstract: 1 February, 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.

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


Workshop 1: Language change in the Tibeto-Burman area
Main speaker: James Matisoff (University of California, Berkeley)
Workshop organizer: Jadranka Gvozdanovic (University of  Mannheim, Germany)

Workshop 2: Nominal juxtaposition as a morpho-syntactic phenomenon
Workshop organizer: Maria Koptjevskaja Tamm (Stockholm University, Sweden)


SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
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 authors' affiliation, address, and e-mail address.
Abstracts may be submitted electronically (as an attached file in RTF,
postscript, PDF or MS Word format).


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


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


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


CONTACT INFORMATION
For any information related to the HLS-7, please contact:
Anju Saxena
Department of Linguistics
Uppsala University
Box 527
SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden
Tel. +46-18-471 14 57
Fax. +46-18-471 14 16
E-mail: anju.saxena at ling.uu.se

Workshop 1 organization and contact information:
Jadranka Gvozdanovic
Faculty of Philosophy, Slavic Dept., University of Mannheim
Schloss EW 327, D-68131 Mannheim, Germany
E-mail: jadranka at rumms.uni-mannheim.de
Fax: +49 621 181 2291

Workshop 2 organization and contact information:
Maria Koptjevskaja Tamm
Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
E-mail: tamm at ling.su.se
Fax: +46-8-155389

News about the symposium will also be posted on the symposium's Web page at
http://www.afro.uu.se/HLS-7.html


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


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PRE-REGISTRATION FORM

Seventh Himalayan Languages Symposium
Uppsala University

7-9 September, 2001


Name:

Title:

Affiliation:

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Please send this form to:
Anju Saxena
Department of Linguistics
Uppsala University
Box 527
SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden
e-mail: anju.saxena at ling.uu.se



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