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Full Title: Conference on the Syntax Of Uralic Languages

      
Short Title: SOUL 2017
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Start Date: 27-Jun-2017 - 28-Jun-2017
Contact: Orsolya Tánczos
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.nytud.hu/soul2017/
Meeting Description: Over the last few years, the syntax of the Uralic languages has become an exciting field of study in linguistic theory. With its wide range of variation as well as family-specific characteristics, the Uralic family offers an abundant source of insights for theories of human language with respect to topics like word order change, contact phenomena, information structure, subordination, possession, evidentiality and more.

The Conference on the Syntax Of Uralic Languages (SOUL) provides a forum to discuss current research on the synchronic or diachronic syntax of Uralic languages and dialects, including both comparative work as well as studies of single languages or dialects.

Invited Speakers:

Prof Anders Holmberg (Newcastle University)
Prof Gerson Klumpp (University of Tartu)

As part of the conference, there will be a special session on: Evidentiality in Uralic.

We plan to publish selected papers from the conference in the journal FULL (Finno-Ugric Languages and Linguistics).
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Syntax
Subject Language Family: Uralic
LL Issue: 28.686

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Evidentiality in Uralic

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