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CFP Conference: Annual Conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies

Deadline: September 15, 2011

The annual conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) will take place at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge (UK), from Saturday 31st March until Monday 2nd April, 2012 (http://www.basees.org.uk/conference.shtml). Abstracts are invited for individual 20-minute papers or for entire panels (2-3 papers) in any area of Slavonic philology, linguistics, language teaching, and translation studies. The working languages of the conference are English and Russian. Proposals for complete themed panels are particularly welcome.

The annual convention as a whole brings together scholars from a wide range of disciplines including literary studies, linguistics, cultural studies, history, economics, politics, sociology, film and media studies as they pertain to Central and Eastern Europe and to the former Soviet Union. This year's conference hosted more than fifty papers in contemporary linguistics, historical linguistics, applied linguistics, semiotics, language teaching, and translation studies presented by academics and graduate students from all over the world.

To submit a paper abstract or a panel proposal, you need to download the proposal form from the BASEES website at http://www.basees.org.uk/conference.shtml, and email it to the linguistics stream organizer, Dr Dagmar Divjak at d.divjak@sheffield.ac.uk as well as to the conference email address basees.conference@lbss.gla.ac.uk. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 September 2011. Notifications of acceptance will be sent out during the month of November 2011.

 
Date: 2011-09-14