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Full Title: Contact and Contaminations in the History of English(es)

Short Title: SLIN 18
Location: Innsbruck, Austria
Start Date: 15-Mar-2018 - 17-Mar-2018
Contact: Gabriella Mazzon
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: The 18th SLIN Conference, marking the 30th anniversary of the constitution of the group and of its first conference, will take place on March 15th- 17th 2018 at the Leopold-Franzens Universität in Innsbruck, Austria. The conference will take place in the historical rooms of the seventeenth-century “Palais Claudiana”, named after Claudia de’ Medici: you can have a preview at . More information will be on the conference website, which will be announced shortly.

The conference fee, including conference materials and coffee breaks, is set at € 120.00. Information about travelling, accommodation options and social programme will be circulated in the summer.

The theme of the conference is 'Contact and Contaminations in the History of English(es).'

Keynote speakers who have kindly accepted to give lectures at the event are:

Olga Fischer (University of Amsterdam)
Robert McColl Millar (University of Aberdeen)
Herbert Schendl (University of Vienna)

The focus is on the impact of language coexistence from Old English to late Modern English.
Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 28.527

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