The Permanent Committee of the International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages* is pleased to announce that the 7th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages (BICCL) will be hosted at the Asien-Afrika-Institut (AAI), University of Hamburg, Germany from September 12 to September 14, 2013.
This Colloquium takes place after those of Leipzig (2001), Prague (2003), Villejuif (2005), Bayreuth (2007), Leipzig (2009) and Villejuif 2011, 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 languages and 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
- Oral literature in Chadic languages
Registration for the meeting should contain:
- NAME and ADDRESS
- TITLE OF PAPER (and 1-page Abstract)
- PLANNED DATE OF ARRIVAL (suggested Wednesday, 11th Sept.) and DEPARTURE (suggested Sunday 15th , possibly Saturday 14th)
- INDICATION of PREFERRED ACCOMMODATION (single/double; hotel category/price)
Registrations should be addressed exclusively by e-mail to: email@example.com, Subject: BICCL 2013
Extended DEADLINE for submitting title (and abstract): July 20th, 2013
Details concerning participants, programme, accommodation and organizational matters will be communicated in further circulars.
The organizers of the Abteilung für Afrikanistik und Äthiopistik / Asien-Afrika-Institut (AAI), University of Hamburg, Germany: Umma Aliyu Musa, Prof. Roland Kießling, Dr. Joseph McIntyre, Theda Schumann
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*The Permanent Committee of the International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages is presently represented by Prof. Dymitr Ibriszimow (Lehrstuhl Afrikanistik II, University of Bayreuth), Dr. Henry Tourneux (LLACAN – CNRS / INALCO, Villejuif, Paris) and Prof. (emer.) H. Ekkehard Wolff (Lehrstuhl Afrikanistik, University of Leipzig).