LINGUIST List 24.4485

Mon Nov 11 2013

Confs: Syntax, Semantics/Iran

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <>

Date: 10-Nov-2013
From: Negin Ilkhanipour <>
Subject: Argument Structure in Iranian Languages
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Argument Structure in Iranian Languages

Date: 29-Apr-2014 - 30-Apr-2014Location: Tehran, IranContact: Ramin RahmanyContact Email:

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The goal of this session is to bring together researchers embracing different theoretical and empirical approaches to argument structure to discuss the different types of linguistic evidence in relation to argument realization, argument alternation, (in)transitivity, event structure, and passive and middle constructions in Iranian languages.

Keynote Speaker: Gholamhosein Karimi-Doostan (University of Tehran)

We are pleased to announce that the 1st Conference on the Semantics and Syntax of Iranian Languages will be held on April 29-30, 2014 in Tehran, Iran. The conference, to be hosted by the Faculty of Letters and Humanities at University of Tehran, aims to provide a platform for semantics and syntax researchers to exchange their ideas and new findings in theoretical and empirical studies on Iranian languages.

The Conference also celebrates 50 years of linguistics in Iran on 30 April 2014.

Conference president: Ali Darzi (Univeristy of Tehran)Lead organizer: Negin Ilkhanipour (University of Tehran)

Scientific committee:Mohammad Amouzadeh (University of Isfahan)Mazdak Anushe (University of Tehran)Mahmood Bijankhan (University of Tehran)Arsalan Golfam (Tarbiat Modarres University)Yargar Karimi (University of Kurdistan)Kourosh Safavi (Allameh Tabataba'i University)

Scientific coordinators:Ramin Rahmany (University of Tehran)Razieh Shojaei (University of Tehran)

Organizing committee:Parinaz Dadras (University of Tehran)Mina Rezvanian (University of Tehran)

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