Oxford-Kobe Seminar, April 2002

John Charles Smith johncharles.smith at st-catherines.oxford.ac.uk
Fri Jun 15 20:48:09 UTC 2001

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Oxford-Kobe Seminar on Language Change and Historical Linguistics

The Kobe Institute of St. Catherine's College (University of Oxford),
in Kobe, Japan, was founded in September 1991, with the objective of
stimulating and facilitating international intellectual exchange.  1997
saw the establishment, as part of this programme, of the Oxford-Kobe
seminars, which aim to bring together researchers in a particular
discipline to discuss the 'state of the art' in their area of expertise.

An Oxford-Kobe Seminar on Language Change and Historical
Linguistics is being organized at the Institute by John Charles Smith
(University of Oxford) between 7 and 11 April 2002.  To date, the
following scholars have agreed to participate:

Henning Andersen, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Richard Bowring, University of Cambridge, UK
Lyle Campbell, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
William Croft, University of Manchester, UK
Bjarke Frellesvig, University of Oxford, UK
Susan Herring, Indiana University, USA
William Labov, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Roger Lass, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Martin Maiden, University of Oxford, UK
April McMahon, University of Sheffield, UK
Marianne Mithun, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Ian Roberts, University of Cambridge, UK
Suzanne Romaine, University of Oxford, UK
Malcolm Ross, Australian National University, Australia
Masayoshi Shibatani, Kobe University, Japan
Nigel Vincent, University of Manchester, UK

More details of the seminar will be forthcoming in autumn 2001.
Anyone who wishes to be added to our electronic mailing list and
receive further particulars when they are available is invited to send
an email message to the organizer:

johncharles.smith at stcatz.ox.ac.uk

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  +   John Charles Smith                                                  +
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