LINGUIST List 25.2090

Mon May 12 2014

Calls: Welsh, Breton, Syntax, Historical Linguistics/Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <>

Date: 12-May-2014
From: Marieke Meelen <>
Subject: Welsh Syntax Workshop
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Full Title: Welsh Syntax Workshop
Short Title: WSW

Date: 19-Sep-2014 - 20-Sep-2014
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Contact Person: Marieke Meelen
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Syntax

Subject Language(s): Breton; Breton, Middle; Breton, Old; Welsh; Welsh, Middle; Welsh, Old

Language Family(ies): Insular Celtic

Call Deadline: 23-May-2014

Meeting Description:

This workshop hosted by LUCL in Leiden (The Netherlands) aims to provide a forum for anyone interested in Welsh syntax. Confirmed invited speakers include prof. Ian Roberts and dr. David Willis (Cambridge University) delivering keynote lectures about the structure of the left periphery in Welsh, followed by ample time for discussion and input from the audience.

Final Call for Abstracts:

Extended Deadline: 23 May 2014

We welcome abstracts for papers dealing with any topic in Welsh syntax. The analysis can be theoretic and/or data-oriented, from either a synchronic or diachronic perspective (or both). Cross-linguistic comparisons with Welsh syntax will also be taken into consideration.

Abstracts (in English) should be sent to The workshop will have an informal character, but the guideline for presentations will be 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of discussion. The extended deadline for abstracts is 23 May 2014. Applicants will be notified of acceptance of their paper in June 2014.

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