51st Annual Meeting of Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) will take place at Tallinn University on 29 August - 1 September 2018.
In European linguistics SLE Annual meeting is one of the central events with a vast range of topics, starting from language history and typology to corpus linguistics. The programme includes 19 workshops and more than 400 papers; about 600 scholars from all over Europe are expected to participate. The topic for this year round table is "Vitality of medium-sized languages in the 21st century". Convenor Martin Ehala (University of Tartu), speakers: Marie Maegaard (University of Copenhagen), Josep Soler (Univeristy of Stockholm), Tamah Sherman (University of Prague).
Local organizing committee: Anna Verschik, Helle Metslang, Suliko Liiv, Reili Argus, Mari Uusküla, Martin Ehala, Tiina Rüütmaa, Karl Pajusalu.