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THEORY AND DATA: invitation to a training event in linguistics

To celebrate the launch of the INSTITUTE FOR LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE STUDIES, the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures of the University of Manchester wishes to invite linguistics postgraduates from all over the country to a one-day training event on the theme of


24 April 2009
10.00 - 18.00
(University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester: 
10.00-16.00 room 3.204, 16.00-18.00 Lecture Theatre A)

Guest Speaker: Professor Peter Austin, Marit Rausing Chair in Field Linguistics, SOAS.

The sessions will reflect the variety of theoretical approaches and language specialisms covered by the Institute:

room 3.204

Lecture Theatre A

Each session will consist of a 30-minute talk plus 15 minutes of debate led by a discussant.

Attendance at the event (including refreshments and lunch) is FREE, but email registration is required by 10 April. If you wish to register, please email Susana Afonso at su_cavadas@hotmail.com, providing your name and affiliation. MA, MPhil and PhD students welcome!