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Title: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Greek Linguistics
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Author: George Tsoulas
Institution: University of York
Author: Alexandra Galani
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Institution: University of Ioannina
Linguistic Field: General Linguistics
Abstract: The 7th International Conference on Greek Linguistics (ICGL7) took place at the University of York, in England between 8-10th September 2005. The central aim of the conference was the description and the analysis of the Greek language both synchronically and diachronically from a phonological, morphological, syntactic and semantic perspective. Papers in L1 and teaching Greek as a foreign language were presented./L//L/The invited speakers were Professor Angela Ralli (University of Patras, Greece) and Assistant Professor Ianthi-Maria Tsimpli (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)./L//L/During the conference, three workshops were organised:/L//L/ 1. Experimental linguistics: Organised by Antonis Botinis/L/ 2. Voice: Organised by Artemis Alexiadou & Elena Anagnostopoulou/L/ 3. Language & Identities: Greek across contexts & models of communication: Organised by Vally Lytra & Alexandra Georgakopoulou/L//L/102 papers were presented at the 7th International Conference on Greek Linguistics. Based on the conference presentations, the following research fields emerge: /L//L/Phonetics and Phonology/L/Syntax - Semantics/L/Semantics - Pragmatics/L/Semantics/L/Syntax/L/Morphology/L/Text Linguistics and Discourse Analysis/L/Historical Linguistics/L/Computational Linguistics/L/Applied Linguistics/L/Sociolinguistics, Greek Dialects/L/Lexicography/L//L/This volume contains 60 papers. We would like to thank all of the speakers and contributors for their efforts and patience in awaiting the publication of the volume. Finally we would like to thank everyone who supported the ICGL7./L//L/Alexandra Galani/L/George Tsoulas
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