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Fourth Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages

Posted by hausaonline on Thursday, January 18, 2007


Fourth Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages

30th – 31st October 2007, at the University of Bayreuth, Germany

This Colloquium takes place after those of Leipzig (2001), Prague (2003), and Villejuif (2005), taking up two discontinued traditions (the series of Leiden 1976, Hamburg 1981, Boulder 1987) and the Franco-German meetings in Paris (Groupe d’Etudes tchadiques, 1980 – 1997). It is devoted to all aspects of Chadic linguistics, in particular:

  • Descriptive linguistics of individual Chadic languages
  • Comparative linguistics of Chadic languages
  • Typology of Chadic languages
  • Hausa linguistics
  • the position of Chadic within Afroasiatic
  • Chadic languages in contact with non-Chadic languages

Registration for the Bayreuth meeting should contain:

name and address (preferably e-mail AND snail mail),
title of paper and abstract (1 page),
planned dates of arrival (suggested: Monday, 29th October) and departure (suggested: Thursday, 1st November),
indication of preferred accommodation (single/double; hotel category or price).

Registrations should be addressed exclusively by e-mail to:

Dymitr Ibriszimow
Subject : BICCL 2007
Tel. 0049-922-553581

Deadline for submitting title and abstract: June 30, 2007.

Further details will be found in a second circular.

The “ Permanent Committee of the International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages ” is presently represented by D. Ibriszimow (Lehrstuhl Afrikanistik II, University of Bayreuth), H. Tourneux (LLACAN – CNRS / INALCO – Villejuif / Paris and IRD Maroua, Cameroun), and E. Wolff (Institut für Afrikanistik, University of Leipzig).

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