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Full Title: 9th Workshop on Syntax and Semantics

Short Title: WoSS9
Location: Siena, Italy
Start Date: 15-Nov-2012 - 16-Nov-2012
Contact: Emilio Servidio
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://woss9.blogspot.it/
Meeting Description: WoSS is a series of rotating graduate workshops organized by PhD students for PhD students working in any domain of generative linguistics, broadly construed.

The institutions behind WoSS are:

The University of Nantes
The University of the Basque Country in Vitoria-Gasteiz (EHU)
The Universities of Catalonia (UAB, UB, UPF, URV)
The Universities of Paris 3, Paris 7, Paris 8
The Universities of Madrid (IUOG, UAM, UCM)
The University of Siena

This year’s WoSS is organized by the University of Siena (CISCL - Centro Interdipartimentale di Studi Cognitivi sul Linguaggio). The conference will take place at the Complesso San Niccolò, Via Roma 56, on 15-16 November, 2012.

Invited Speakers:

We have the pleasure to announce that the following speakers will present an invited talk at WoSS9:

Andrea Moro (IUSS Pavia)
Luigi Rizzi (University of Siena)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.2318

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