Date(s) - 30/11/2017 - 01/12/2017
Topic: What do we need to consider in order to understand the innovation and propagation of phonological change, and to reconstruct past phonological states? The symposium will offer an opportunity to discuss fundamental questions in historical phonology as well as specific analyses of historical data.
Plenary speaker: Meredith Tamminga (University of Pennsylvania)
Conference website: http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk/symposium-on-historical-phonology/
Call for papers deadline: 17 July 2017
LaryngeFringe: The symposium will be preceded by satellite workshop devoted to the ways in which laryngeal features influence or are involved in phonological change.