NACAL 45 Keynote Speaker Announced

North Atlantic Conference on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics 
Theme: Lexicology, Lexicography, and Lexical Reconstruction
Keynote speaker:
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Our keynote speaker for NACAL 45 will be Prof. dr.  Harry Stroomer, Professor emeritus of Afroasiatic Languages at Leiden University.  Prof Stroomer is a field-work oriented descriptive linguist focusing on linguistic diversity in North Africa and the Middle East. He has a warm interest in local cultures, material culture and linguistic anthropology. He did fieldwork in Egypt, Kenya, Somalia, Morocco and Yemen. He studied languages in the Semitic, Cushitic and Berber group of the Afroasiatic language family.

Date: June 9-11, 2017
Location: Leiden University, the Netherlands