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Full Title: Diachronic Slavonic Syntax 3: Traces of Latin, Greek and Church Slavonic in Slavonic Syntax

Short Title: DSSL 3
Location: Salzburg, Austria
Start Date: 03-Nov-2017 - 04-Nov-2017
Contact: Sandra Birzer Imke Mendoza
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Meeting Description: The Department of Slavonic Studies, University of Salzburg, Austria, in cooperation with the Department of Slavonic Studies, Innsbruck University, Austria, will host a two-day workshop on diachronic Slavonic syntax, with special reference to the traces of Latin, Greek and Church Slavonic in Slavonic syntax. The workshop is part of the workshop series ''Diachronic Slavonic Syntax (DSSL)''.

The workshop is dedicated to the study of the causes and mechanisms of syntactic change in Slavonic languages, with a special focus on pattern replications in literacy contact with Latin, Greek and Old Church Slavonic. The aim is to promote recent developments in the field, be it empirical, theoretical or methodological, as well as the dialogue between different theoretical approaches and linguistic schools.

The conference will feature keynote speeches by Hanne Martine Eckhoff (The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø) and Anna Abramovna Pičxadze (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)
Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language Family: Slavic Subgroup
LL Issue: 28.411

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