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Com(parative) Syn(tax) Series

ComSyn is a series of lectures about (comparative) syntax.

ComSyn started as discussion group about Comparative Syntax at Leiden University Center for Linguistics (LUCL). Now, it is primarily a series of lectures about (comparative) syntax. Speakers from all over the world are very welcome to present their work in an informal setting. ComSyn is the perfect place to present work in progress, do a mock defense, do dry runs for a conference or simply present a syntactic problem one would like to share with other people. If you have any suggestions, please contact one of the organisers, Elisabeth Kerr and Maarten Boogaards.

The Spring 2022 season of ComSyn will run from March through June. Talks will be on the same day and time as the previous season: Thursdays, 16:15-17:30 CET.

In principle, talks are planned to be in person (with drinks afterwards), but of course this will remain subject to covid measures—particularly for international speakers.

The full program is as follows:

Date Speaker (Affiliation)
10 March Matthijs Westera (LUCL)
31 March Balthasar Bickel (University of Zurich)
21 April Kristel Doreleijers (Tilburg University)
28 April Justin Case (University of Ottawa/LUCL)
12 May Jutta Hartmann (Bielefeld University)
19 May Guiseppe Rugna (University of Florence/LUCL)
2 June Prerna Nadathur (University of Konstanz)



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