International Spring School - "Europe beyond Europe: new horizons on pidgins and creoles"
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INTERNATIONAL SPRING SCHOOL 2011
"Europe beyond Europe: new horizons on pidgins and creoles"
LETiSS - Center for Postgraduate Education and Research
Pavia, 18-22 April 2011
DEADLINE EXTENDED !!!
Dear list members,
the Center for Postgraduate Education and Research on “Languages of
Europe: Typology, History and Sociolinguistics” (LETiSS) ANNOUNCES its
2nd International Spring School on "Europe beyond Europe: new horizons
on pidgins and creoles", to be held in Pavia (Italy), 18-22 April 2011.
The LETISS Center has been the first center in Italy (and in Europe)
specifically dedicated to the linguistic situation of Europe,
approached from a variety of perspectives. More information on the
aims, the research topics and the activities of the Center can be
found on the website (link provided below).
When and Where
The Spring School will last one week, from Monday, 18 until Friday, 22
April 2011, at the IUSS Institute in Pavia (viale Lungo Ticino Sforza
56, 27100 Pavia, Italy – www.iusspavia.it).
Who and What - Teachers and courses
The everyday schedule, from Monday to Friday, will be as follows:
9-10.45: 1st course
11.15-13.00: 2nd course
15-16.45: 3rd course
17.15-19.15: 4th course
1st course– Margot van den Berg (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen):
"Creoles at birth? The role of nativization"
2nd course– Barbara Turchetta (Università della Tuscia): "The
contribution of Pidgin and Creole studies to the general theory of
3rd course– Susanne Michaelis (University of Gießen/Max Planck
Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig): "Grammatical
structures in creole language. First results from APiCS"
4th course – Bettina Migge (University College Dublin): "The
Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics of Creole languages"
20 advanced students in linguistics and related fields will be
selected by the Scientific Committee of the School. The main criterion
will be the degree of relatedness/pertinence of their research
interests with the topics of the School. A certificate of
participation will be given to all participants.
*applicants must have achieved at least the B.A. + M.A. level (= a
five years cycle); therefore students may be Ph.D. students, Post-
docs, and young researchers;
*in the CV applicants should indicate any research activities and
publications that may be relevant for the admission;
*applicants should also attach a short description of their past,
ongoing and future research projects (up to three pages).
No tuition fee is required!! LETiSS will even cover attendants’
- 10th December: application deadline. At this stage, the CV + short
description of the research projects must be attached (please write an
e-mail to: letiss at iusspavia.it or emanuele.miola at unipv.it).
- 15th December: applicants who have been accepted will receive a
communication with all relevant information
Organizers: Caterina Mauri, Emanuele Miola, Paolo Ramat, Andrea Sansò.
Please send your application and any questions to: letiss at iusspavia.it
or emanuele.miola at unipv.it
LETiSS website: www.iusspavia.it/eng/LETiSS
LETiSS Spring School 2011 website: http://www.iusspavia.it/eng/LETiSS.springschool
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