We are excited to announce the 9th conference for linguistics on 10 April 2015. 14 undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students present their original research in a friendly atmosphere with fellow students, researchers and lecturers.
The past years, the Conference has been a notable event for young students and researchers, that everyone who is interested in linguistics will surely want to experience.
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Speakers and topics
This year, we present Corien Bary (RU) and Mirjam Ernestus (RU) as guest speakers. We are proud to present 14 student speakers: Anne Rose Haverkamp, Astrid Gilein, Imar Koutchoukali, Jeffrey Blokzijl, Leandros Foteinias, Marieke Droogsma & Marjet de Vries, Marten van der Meulen, Martin Kohlberger, Matthias Passer, Pelin Onar Valk, Redmer Kronemeijer, Twan Peters, Ulrika Klomp and Yuliang Sun.
This year we present a multitude of topics, including: typology, bilingualism, language history, sign language, semantics, syntax, morphology and language contact. Read all abstracts in the conference program booklet.
Starting at 09:30 you can sign in at the conference office in the Leiden University Lipsius building, Cleveringaplaats 1, Leiden. The keynote starts at 10:00 and the last guest speaker finishes at 16:30. We provide a lunch in between. See the full program.
The 2015 edition of the T.W.I.S.T. student conference was a big success. With more than 70 attendees and more student speakers than ever, the conference provided the networking abilities we aim to provide. On Google+ you can find the photos of the event. Please contact us if you have any issues with the selection of photos.
Next year we will celebrate the second lustrum of the T.W.I.S.T. student conference. We hope to see you then!