LINGUIST List 24.4603

Mon Nov 18 2013

Confs: Slavic, General Linguistics/Germany

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <>

Date: 18-Nov-2013
From: FDSL-10 Organizing Team <>
Subject: Formal Description of Slavic Languages
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Formal Description of Slavic Languages Short Title: FDSL10

Date: 05-Dec-2013 - 07-Dec-2013 Location: Leipzig, Saxony, Germany Contact: Gerhild Zybatow Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup

Meeting Description:

The Slavic Department of the University of Leipzig is pleased to announce the 10th European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL-10). The conference will take place from 5 December to 7 December 2013.

The aim of the FDSL conference series is to bring together scholars from all over the world presenting their theoretical, computational or experimental linguistic research on Slavic languages.

Plenary speakers:

Hagit Borer (Queen Mary, University of London)
Hana Filip (Düsseldorf University)
Atle Grønn (University of Oslo)
Gereon Müller (Leipzig University)
Maria Polinsky (Harvard University)
Andrew Spencer (University of Essex)
Sergei Tatevosov (Moscow State University)

In celebration of the fact that this will be the tenth FDSL, there will also be two special workshops. The first workshop, chaired by Maria Polinsky, will be focusing on various aspects of Heritage Language. The second workshop 'Formal Perspectives and Diachronic Change in Slavic Languages' will be organised by Roland Meyer. The workshop will focus on instances of diachronic change in Slavic languages and their analysis in formal models of grammar.

For detailed information, please consult the conference web page:

Everyone interested is welcome. You can register on arrival. The conference fee is 50 Euro.

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