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Workshop on Sentence Processing in Multilingual and Other Less Commonly Studied Populations


Zuletzt aktualisiert: 15 Dez 2015

Potsdam Research Institute for Multilingualism

Event Date: 4 – 5 August 2016

Location: University of Potsdam, Germany

Keynote Speakers: Ayşe Gürel (Bogazici University), Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 February 2016

The Potsdam Research Institute of Multilingualism (PRIM) is pleased to announce an international workshop on sentence processing in multilingual and other less commonly studied populations. The aim of this interdisciplinary workshop is to bring together researchers who investigate language comprehension or production at the sentence level in bi- or multilingual speakers, heritage speakers, children or older adults, or in language-impaired populations. The workshop will provide a forum for discussing new research findings, exchanging ideas and expertise, and exploring possible avenues for collaboration.

We invite submissions on a broad range of topics relevant to the experimental study of sentence processing across different populations. Experimental methods may include, but are not limited to, behavioural (e.g. reaction-time), eye-tracking, EEG, brain imaging and offline paradigms. Authors are invited to submit anonymised abstracts of no more than 500 words (including the title but excluding references; the abstract may contain one figure or table) via email to

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indicating whether their submission should be considered for oral or poster presentation. Oral presentations will be 30 minutes in total (20 minutes for presentation followed by 10 minutes for discussion). Please make sure that authors’ full names and affiliations are provided in the body of your email along with the abstract title. Notification of acceptance will be sent by 15 March 2016.

Registration: Please confirm your participation at the workshop by 31 March 2016 sending an email to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!. The participation fee is 60 EUR (40 EUR for students) and should be paid in cash on site.

Organising Committee: Seckin Arslan, Yulia Esaulova, Judith Schlenter, Anna Stutter Garcia, Claudia Felser

Potsdam is the capital city of the German federal state of Brandenburg, it is well-connected to Berlin and is easy to reach. With more than a 1000-year-old historical past and a unique cultural landscape, Potsdam is the city of UNESCO World Heritage.

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