Calls: International Conference on Neurobilingualism

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Tue Mar 17 21:10:51 UTC 2009

International Conference on Neurobilingualism

Date: 19-Sep-2009 - 20-Sep-2009
Location: Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Guillaume Thierry
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2009

Meeting Description:

International Conference on Neurobilingualism: Bilingual Functioning from
Infancy to Adulthood

Alias Rovereto Workshop on Bilingualism 5
Sponsored by the ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory
and Practice
Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom
19 & 20 September, 2009 - Bangor University, Wales, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

The ESRC Centre for Bilingualism in Theory and Practice invites submissions for
talks and posters on the topic of Neurobilingualism: Bilingual functioning from
infancy to adulthood in healthy individuals and patients (any empirical or
hypothesis driven experimental works involving anyone or several of the
following investigation methods: behavioural measures, neuropsychological
testing, electrophysiology, functional brain imaging, magnetoencephalography,
near infrared spectroscopy, transcranial magnetic stimulation, computational
modelling, lesion analysis, etc.).

Oral Presentations will be 20-minute talks + 10 minutes for questions. All
invited and accepted speakers will be asked to submit a short version of their
talk or an extended abstract for discussants prior to the conference.

Posters should be 120 cm wide or less (A0 or smaller). The word limit for
abstracts for oral presentations and posters is 250 words, excluding
title, and author information.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 March 2009

Invited Speakers
- Albert Costa, Catalan Institute of Research and Advanced Studies,
Pompeu Fabra
- Sonja Kotz, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain
Sciences, Leipzig
- Helen Neville, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience & Centre for
Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Oregon
- Cathy Price, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University
College London
- Michael Ullman, Department of Neuroscience & Center for the Brain Basis of
Cognition, Georgetown University

Abstracts will be submitted and processed electronically, via

For further information, please see our website or contact the ESRC Centre for
Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice,, or
Prof. Guillaume Thierry at

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