LINGUIST List 23.5080

Wed Dec 05 2012

Calls: Syntax/Germany

Editor for this issue: Anna Belew <>

Date: 04-Dec-2012
From: Ellen Brandner <>
Subject: EdiSyn Workshop VII
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Full Title: EdiSyn Workshop VII
Date: 13-Jun-2013 - 15-Jun-2013 Location: Konstanz, Germany Contact Person: Ellen Brandner
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2013

Meeting Description:

The European dialect syntax network EdiSyn and the DFG-funded Project SYNALM organize the seventh European Dialect Syntax Meeting in Konstanz (Germany), June 13-15, 2013. The conference seeks to bring together researchers in the field of dialect syntax and syntactic microvariation. Contributions that address the formal modeling of syntactic variation are especially welcome.

Invited speaker: Richard Kayne

We plan to reserve one afternoon for exchanging practical issues concerning the methods (and problems) for handling huge amounts of variational data; representational tools etc. If you want to make a contribution to this part or simply participate, let us know in advance by emailing us (

Local organizers: Ellen Brandner & Georg Kaiser (University of Konstanz)

Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts for 30 minutes talks (plus 10 min. discussion). Submissions are limited to 1 single authored and 1 jointly authored abstract. Abstracts should not exceed 2 pages including figures, examples and references. Please send your abstract as an attachment (PDF or Word format) by email to Ellen Brandner ( Submissions should be anonymous. Contact details (name, affiliation and email) along with the title of the talk should be included in the body of the email.

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