20th Himalayan Languages Symposium: call for abstracts

barnali oinam barnie.oinam at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 22 18:45:49 UTC 2013

nlohagun at gmail.com
On Nov 19, 2013 5:43 PM, "HLS20 email" <hls20.email at gmail.com> wrote:

> (with apologies for multiple postings)
> *HLS20*
> *The 20th Himalayan Languages Symposium*
> *Nanyang Technological University, Singapore*
> *16-18 July 2014*
> *Conference website: *http://portal.cohass.ntu.edu.sg/HLS20/
>  *First circular and call for abstracts *
> We are pleased to announce that the 20th Himalayan Languages Symposium
> (HLS20) will be held in Singapore on 16-18 July 2014, hosted by the Division
> of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies<http://linguistics.hss.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/default.aspx>,
> and the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological
> University (NTU).
> Scholars are invited to submit abstracts of papers dealing with any aspect
> of linguistics that is relevant to research on Himalayan languages. This
> encompasses descriptions of phonetics & phonology, morphology, syntax,
> discourse studies, semantics & pragmatics, language documentation and
> typology, as well as field reports of recently researched languages. In
> addition, abstracts of papers dealing with the history of the greater
> Himalayan region, population movements, genetic studies, anthropological
> studies, and contact with languages belonging to other linguistic families
> are invited for submission.
> *Submission of abstracts*
> Abstracts of papers for the main sessions of HLS20 should be submitted
> online via the Easychair system using this link:
> https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=hls20. To submit an
> abstract you will first need to sign up for an Easychair account if you do
> not already have one. Abstracts should be written in English using a 12
> point font and have a maximum length of 350 words including references. Use
> a Unicode-compliant font if special characters are required, such as Doulos
> SIL<http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&id=DoulosSIL_download>,
> which is available as freeware. If you have problems submitting your
> abstract online, please contact the conference organizers at
> HLS20.email at gmail.com. Information on the website will be continually
> updated as conference arrangements progress.
> *Call for workshops/panels*
> Ideas are solicited for workshops or panels to be run in parallel with the
> main sessions on one or more days of HLS20. Please send suggestions
> together with a short write-up of the proposed workshop theme, including
> names of potential workshop participants, to HLS20.email at gmail.com.
> *Important dates*
> *15 January 2014*:    deadline for submission of abstracts and workshop
> proposals
> *15 March 2014*:        notification of acceptance of papers
> Kind regards,
> Alexander R. Coupe
> HLS20 Conference Chair
> email: HLS20.email at gmail.com
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