CfP: Spatial Boundaries and Transitions in Language and Interaction: Perspectives from Linguistics and Geography
Stadt: Monte Verità, Tessin, Schweiz
The interdisciplinary symposium “Spatial boundaries and transitions in language and interaction”, organised by the University Research Priority Program (URPP) “Language and Space” (University of Zurich) will combine perspectives from geography and linguistics, bringing together eminent experts and highly qualified young researchers from various linguistic fields (including contact linguistics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics and conversation analysis); cultural and human geography, anthropology, and geographical information science. It will address the role of boundaries and transitions at different levels, theoretically as well as empirically, and will bring focus to the methodological underpinnings of a wide range of relevant approaches.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING ABSTRACTS IS OCTOBER 31, 2016.
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