Manchester Forum in Linguistics

Country: United Kingdom

City: Manchester

Abstr. due: 04.09.2014

Dates: 13.11.14 — 14.11.14

Area Of Sciences: Humanities;

Organizing comittee e-mail:

Organizers: University of Newcastle, Queen Margaret University, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language


The Manchester Forum in Linguistics (mFiL) is an annual event which brings together new researchers from every field of linguistics. The aim of the event is to share current work, results and problems, and to provide information and advice for early career researchers. This includes the presentation of papers, posters, a careers panel and plenary talks, as well as dinner and drinks.

Plenary Speakers:

We are delighted to welcome the following new lecturers and emerging researchers to share their research and experience of work in academia.

Joel Wallenberg - University of Newcastle
Patrycja Strycharczuk - Queen Margaret University
Wing Yee Chow - Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language
Xiao He - University of Southern California

Careers Panel:

Our conference provides an opportunity to quiz our experts of the recent job market on their path to securing their current research positions. We invite questions from the audience which our guest speakers kindly answer with targeted advice, based on their experience of the past few years. Past topics include publishing, increasing employability and presenting knowledge and skills to others.

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