International conference: Languages, Nations, Cultures (LNC 2019)

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Languages, Nations, Cultures. International conference at Stockholm University, Campus Frescati
Languages, Nations, Cultures. The conference will take place in Building D, Södra huset, Campus Fres

    Languages, Nations, Cultures: Pluricentric Languages in Context(s) (LNC 2019)

    The international conference Languages, Nations, Cultures will take place on 22–24 May, 2019, at Stockholm University, Frescati Campus, Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism.

    Programme LNC2019

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    Book of Abstracts

    By bringing together scholars who work from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives, as well as representing a wide range of languages, the conference also aims to stimulate and further our theoretical understanding of the conditions that exist between different (national) varieties of the same language and how nation and culture is constructed in and through language.

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    Plenary speakers

    • Peter Auer, Professor of German and general linguistics, Freiburg University.
    • Anne Barron, Professor of English linguistics, Leuphana University, Lüneburg.
    • Camilla Lindholm, Associate professor in Scandinavian Languages, University of Helsinki.
    • Leigh Oakes, Professor of French and Linguistics, Queen Mary College, University of London.

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    Workshops on the following themes are planned: Address in Pluricentric Languages; The Theory and Description of Pluricentric Languages – Beyond Concepts of Dominance and Non-Dominance; Interactional Perspectives on Pluricentric Languages.

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    Stockholm University Campus in Frescati, Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, South Building (“Södra Huset”), Building D (“hus D”).

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    22–24 May 2019.

    Conference opens at 13:00 on Wednesday 22 May and concludes on Friday 24 May at 16:00.

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    Conference fee

    • Early bird fee: 1200 SEK /120 €
    • Regular fee: 1500 SEK / 150€

    The conference fee includes welcome reception, coffees/teas and lunch on Thursday and Friday.

    Värdshuset Kräftan

    Conference dinner

    When? Thursday 23 May at 19.00.

    Where? Värdshuset Kräftan

    Map Stockholm Uni--Värdshuset Kräftan (278 Kb)

    How much? Total cost: 555 SEK (drink, dinner and beverages, dessert and coffee)

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    Important dates


    • 15 June 2018: Abstract submission opens.
    • 15 October 2018: Abstract submission closes.
    • 15 January 2019: Notification of accepted abstracts.
    • 15 January 2019: Registration opens:
    • 15 February 2019. Early bird registration closes.
    • 29 April 2019 (extended from the 15th). Regular registration closes.               

    Organizing Committee

    Catrin Norrby, Jan Lindholm, Martina Huhtamäki, Marie Nelson, Jenny Nilsson, Camilla Wide

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