Areal Linguistics, Circum-Baltic Contacts etc

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Sun Oct 23 12:42:07 UTC 2011

Graduate Conference on Areal Linguistics, Grammar and Contacts
Tartu, Estonia, 4.-6. May 2012

Call for Papers
Deadline: 10.01.2012

We invite MA and PhD students, postdocs and young researchers in 
linguistics to submit abstracts related to the following themes:
- Contact-induced phonological, morphological, syntactic and lexical change
- Lexical and grammatical replication, shared grammaticalization
- Typological investigations and wider perspectives on linguistic areas
- Circum-Baltic languages in general
- Language contact and sociolinguistics
- Language contact and dialectal variation
- Globalization and its effect on minor(ity) languages
- Synchronic, diachronic and panchronic approaches to language contact and linguistic areas

Invited plenary speakers:
- Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm, Stockholm University
- Axel Holvoet, University of Warsaw, Vilnius University
- Florian Siegl, University of Tartu

The working language of the conference is English. For further information, abstract submission and more, see
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