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SEVENTH EACL SPRINGSCHOOL IN CHINESE LINGUISTICS

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The Board of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics is pleased to announce the 2012 edition of the EACL Spring School in Chinese Linguistics.

European Association of Chinese Linguistics SEVENTH EACL SPRINGSCHOOL IN CHINESE LINGUISTICS

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When will it be held?

26-30 March 2012

Where will it be held?

Humboldt-University Berlin, Department of Sinology, Department of Linguistics

Conference site:

Invalidenstrasse 118, 10115 Berlin, room 315

What courses will be offered?

Meisterernst, Barbara: “Classical Chinese Grammar: theoretical approaches and syntactic analysis”.
Shapiro, Roman: “Non-canonical and foreign writing systems for Chinese”
Hole, Daniel: “Introduction to formal semantics”

Who can apply?

The EACL Spring school in Chinese Linguistics is organized for M.A. and Ph.D. students in Chinese linguistics affiliated to European universities.

How much is it to participate?

An attendance fee of 75-100 € will be charged (pending budget approval).
Accommodation and meals are free, pending budget approval.
Participants have to pay for all their transportation fees.
All participants, except for M.A. students, are required to be or to become members of the Association at the time of registration. (http://www.chineselinguistics.eu/main/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=45&Itemid=53).
All participants are required to participate in all three courses.

How can the payment of fees be processed?

Student EACL membership fee: EUR 15.
Membership fees and attendance fees can be paid by check, money order, bank transfer or at the beginning of the Spring School.

Requirements

(i) Good command of spoken and written Chinese and English.
(ii) Proven interest in Chinese linguistics

Application procedure:

Ph.D. students send in an academic C.V. containing the following information:
1. Name and contact information (incl. M(ale)/F(emale) for the dorms).
2. Affiliated university and name plus full contact information of the advisor. 
3. What year you started the PhD studies. 
4. Main field of interest. 
5. Short motivation: why do you want to take part? (The “motivation” is very important in the selection procedure).
6. Length limit : 10 lines for the motivation, one page for the academic C.V.
7. Format : .pdf only.

MA-students send in:

1. Name and contact information (incl. M/F for dorms).
2. Affiliated university plus the name and contact information of one of the teachers whom we may contact for reference.
3. List of courses attended (incl. ects-points) which are relevant to the Spring School.
4. Short motivation: why do you want to take part? (The “motivation” is very important in the selection procedure).
5. Length limit : 10 lines for the motivation, one page for the academic C.V.
6. Format : .pdf only.
Applications and questions should be sent to “ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ”, with the subject line “EACL Springschool 2012”. Use the author's name as the filename.
Or else write to: Dr. Barbara Meisterernst: Seminar für Sinologie, Institut Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften, Humboldt-University, Invalidenstrasse 118, 10115 Berlin, Germany.

Deadline

Applications must be sent before January 06, 2012. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Prospective participants will be notified by February 11, 2010.
The board of the EACL functions as admission committee.
Further details regarding the 7th EACL Spring School will be available at: http://www.chineselinguistics.eu or click here.