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The Workshop on Computational Approaches to Morphologically Rich  Languages (#CAMRL2018) is organised by the Centre for Kartvelian and Caucasian Studies at the University of Leeds. This one-day workshop aims to bring together established specialists and postgraduate research students working in the field of computational morphology and morphosyntax. The Workshop will feature plenary talks by Dunstan Brown from the…

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Haynes Collins, School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds The environment of a publicly-accessible swimming pool has rich potential for exploring the fluidity of space and how cultural practices coalesce around the performance of swimming.   This study highlights the underlying disorder within one pool (‘The Edge’) at the University of Leeds and identifies…
We are pleased to cordially invite all Arabic, Islamic and Middle eastern Studies students to attend AIMES Final Year Project (FYP) conference. This will be a great opportunity for you to meet FYP students, have an insight into the type and nature of final year projects/dissertations and ask presenters questions. The conference aims to:-  – Provide UG students…
This talk is part of the School of Psychology Research Seminar series Speaker: Prof. Beth Jeffries University of York Host: E. Klepousniotou For further information: h.nash@leeds.ac.uk http://medhealth.leeds.ac.uk/info/1300/school_of_psychology
In this session Naomi Flynn will cover the features of effective practice for EAL learners, both in terms of what research tells us and what research findings look like when translated into practice. Drawing on her own research with teachers of Polish children, Naomi will also discuss how what teachers might provide in terms of…
Dear all, you are warmly invited to the second meeting of Arabic PGR group in this semester. In this session, Roberta Morano (PhD student in Linguistics) will talk about the publishing process for PhD students (papers, monographies and academic book reviews) and conference presentations. Do you have some material you would like to publish but you don’t know…
‘what sorow is for them that be refugiate in a strange countrey, when they can not understand the language of that place in whiche they be exiled: and when they can not make them to be understood by speach to the inhabiters of that contrey, wherein they be retired’ – Jacques Bellot, 1586 The histories…
This talk will be presented by Dr Diane Nelson (Linguistics & Phonetics, University of Leeds) Abstract: Mari belongs to the Uralic language family, along with Finnish and Hungarian. It is spoken by about 300,000 people in the Mari El Republic of Russia and by a large diaspora in Bashkortostan and Tatarstan. The main dialects of…
The talk is by Silke Brandt from the University of Lancaster. There is coffee/tea and cake in the Linguistics foyer with the speaker after the talk. Abstract: When children start to talk about the mind, they need to learn both the semantics of mental verbs, such as know and think, and the syntax of complement…
You are warmly invited to the first meeting of this semester of the Arabic PGR group. In this session, students (Roberta Morano and Hamood Alrumhi) and supervisors (James Dickins and Janet Watson) will talk about the first year transfer. Some of you will have the upgrade in March/April, some others probably in the summer. This is a…
You are warmly invited to the first event of “Language and Nature” seminar series in the second semester, themed Temporality, space, colour and quantification. In this session Rosaleen Howard from Newcastle University and Eva Shultze-Berndt from University of Manchester will talk about “Language, nature, time & temporality: expression of time and points of time; changing…