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Department of Linguistics

7th European Australianists workshop 2012

Include: Eva Schultze-Berndt (University of Manchester), William McGregor (University of Arhus) and Peter Austin (SOAS)

Date: 3 April 2012Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 4 April 2012Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College BuildingsRoom: 116

Type of Event: Workshop

The purpose of the workshop is to provide a venue for the presentation and discussion on current research on Australian languages.

As in previous workshops a theme is suggested: “Contact phenomena in Australian languages”.  However, participants are free to present papers not related to this theme, we welcome contributions relating to any aspect of Australian langauges,  from any perspective.

Confirmed speakers
  • Eva Schultze-Berndt, University of Manchester
  • William McGregor, University of Arhus
  • Peter Austin, SOAS


Abstracts are invited for the 7th European Australianist workshop. Presentations will be 20 minutes followed by 10 minutes of discussion.

Abstracts should be no more than one page in length including references and examples. They should be set in a minimum of 12pt font. They should be in .doc or .pdf format and the filename should start with 7_EAW, followed by an underscore and then first authors’ surname.

Abstracts should be submitted to Candide Simard, cs75@soas.ac.uk 

The deadline for the submission of all abstracts is Friday 20 January 2012.

Applicants will be notified of abstract acceptance by Friday 4 February 2012.


Further details will be available in due course.

Organiser: Candide Simard and Centres & Programmes Office

Contact email: centres@soas.ac.uk

Contact Tel: 020 7898 4892/3