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Full Title: Syntax and Semantics of Complementation

Location: Oslo, Norway
Start Date: 05-Aug-2013 - 05-Aug-2013
Contact: Lukasz Jedrzejowski
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Meeting Description: Workshop: New Insights into the Syntax and Semantics of Complementation
Organizers: Lukasz Jedrzejowski, Mathias Schenner, Kerstin Schwabe

This workshop is part of the 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 21):

The purpose of this workshop is to examine the diachronic origin and change of complementation structures within a language as well as across languages. We would like to discuss how the emergence and change of embedded clause types interact with the development of different clause-embedding predicate classes. Additionally, we would like to pay closer attention to how semantic change of clause-embedding predicates may give rise to or prohibit new complementation types.

Invited Speakers:

Katrin Axel-Tober
Ulrike Demske
Regine Eckardt
Cathrine Fabricius Hansen
Elly van Gelderen
Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax; Typology
LL Issue: 23.5381

This is a session of the following meeting:
International Conference on Historical Linguistics

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