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Linguistics Quo Vadis II

The purpose of this follow-up symposium is to discuss future directions of the field of linguistics, with a focus on three topical areas:

(i) theoretical linguistics; (ii) typology; (iii) computational linguistics.

Speakers will present their views from the perspective of their own research as well as with an eye on the challenges of the future.

The event is open for staff at MPI. If you would like to join, please register before Monday September 25 via the registration form.


11:00 Peter Hagoort Welcome and opening words
11:15 Mark Dingemanse Rethinking core and margin in language
12:15 Birgit Hellwig Linguistic diversity - challenges and opportunities
13:15 Break
14:15 Theresa Biberauer What's there, what’s not, and why: making the most of our data and our theories
15:15 Tea
15:30 Gerhard Jäger A case study in computer-aided typology
16:30 General discussion
17:30 Drinks
Where and when:
11:00-17:30 Oct 2, 2017
MPI 163 (Colloquium room)
Carolin Lorenz, , phone +31-24-3521318

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Wundtlaan 1
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The Netherlands

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The Netherlands

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