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Societas Linguistca Europaea - Young Researcher Award 2008
(SLEYRA 2008)

A Young Researcher Award has been established by the Societas Linguistica Europaea to be bestowed upon a young researcher at the 41st Annual Meeting of SLE.

The award will consist of a monetary prize of 300 euros with a certificate of achievement which will be presented at the Award Ceremony during the 2008 Annual Meeting to be held in September 17-20, 2008 at the University of Bologna at Forlì.

The SLEYRA will be presented to a deserving young researcher in any field of Linguistics. Applicants must be doctoral candidates or doctoral graduates within the five years prior to December 31, 2007. The paper must be an original unpublished investigation dealing with research in any field of Linguistics. Only one work per candidate is admitted. The manuscript must be in English.

Please confirm your application by marking the option Award during abstract submission using the conference website and upload an additional one-page curriculum vitae et studiorum (pdf. file).

The selection of the winning paper will be the responsibility of the Young Researcher Award Committee which is appointed by SLE.

The main selection criteria are a high scientific quality and relevance, and the level of argumentation.

The Award will be announced during the 2008 SLE Conference.

The manuscript in pdf format must be emailed to Michela Giorgio-Marrano ( by 15th April 2008. For additional information, please contact Michela Giorgio-Marrano.

Thank you for your interest.

The Organizing Committee:
Michele Prandi (Chair) - University of Bologna at Forlì
Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez - University of La Rioja
Annalisa Baicchi - University of Pavia
Silvia Bernardini - University of Bologna at Forlì

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