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Full Title: Information Structure in Head-Marking Languages

Short Title: ISHML
Location: Nijmegen, Netherlands
Start Date: 28-Mar-2014 - 29-Mar-2014
Contact: Dejan Matic
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: The conference is devoted to the question whether head-marking languages have any distinctive information structural properties that are a function of, or related to, their head-marking morphosyntax.

Invited speakers:

Anna Berge
J├╝rgen Bohnemeyer
Stephen Levinson
Eva Schultze-Berndt
Jenneke van der Wal

Venue: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Typology
LL Issue: 24.4479

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