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Title: North East Indian Linguistics
Contributor(s): Morey, Stephen (editor); Post, Mark  (editor)
Publication Date: 2008
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/15732
Abstract: The North East Indian Linguistic Society (NEILS) was formed in 2005 by Dr. Jyotiprakash Tamuli, Head of Linguistics at Gauhati University, a specialist in Assamese and Mark Post, a PhD scholar at the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology (RCLT) at La Trobe University, Australia, who is working on the Tani languages of Arunachal Pradesh. They were soon joined by Dr. Stephen Morey, also of the RCLT, who had been working on Tai and Singpho languages in Assam since 1996. It was decided between them that a forum should be provided for the growing number of international and local scholars working on the languages of the North East, with a focus on typological and descriptive linguistics. The first international meeting of the newly constituted NEILS was thus held at the Phanidar Dutta Seminar Hall, Gauhati University, Assam, India on the 6 and 7 February 2006. This volume presents a selection of the papers that represent work from both established scholars and students who are starting out in their linguistics careers. The contributors hail from North East India, as well as from elsewhere in India and across the world.
Publication Type: Book
Publisher: Cambridge University Press India
Place of Publication: New Delhi, India
ISBN: 9788175966000
Field of Research (FOR): 200406 Language in Time and Space (incl Historical Linguistics, Dialectology)
200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)
200315 Indian Languages
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
950201 Communication Across Languages and Culture
950203 Languages and Literature
HERDC Category Description: A3 Book - Edited
Other Links: http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an43311284
Extent of Pages: 270
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