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Mercredi 5 juillet

09:00-09:25 Café + enregistrement

09:25-09:30 Bienvenue

Session 1 : French clausal syntax

Présidence : Karen De Clercq

09:30-10:10 Lena Baunaz (University of Geneva) & Caterina Bonan (University of Cambridge)
Revisiting French wh in-situ from a micro- diachrony perspective

10:15-10:55 Marc Olivier (University of Oxford)
Evidence for high infinitive placement in Old French

10:55-11:20 Pause café

Session 2 : Verb movement in French/Romance

Présidence : Judy Bernstein

11:20-12:00 Espen Klævik-Pettersen (University of Agder)
Verb movement and phasehood in French clausal syntax

12:05-12:45 Afra Pujol i Campeny (University of Oxford)
The loss of V2 in Old Catalan

12:45-14:00 Pause déjeuner

Session 3 : Finno-Ugric syntax

Présidence : Chris Reintges

14:00-14:40 Katalin É. Kiss (Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics)
From parataxis to hypotaxis in the Ugric languages

14:45-15:25 Irina Burukina (Eötvös Loránd University & Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics)
Historical reanalysis of postpositions into Mood in Uralic

15:25-15:50 Pause café

Session 4 : Mood and polarity

Présidence : Lena Baunaz

15:50-16:30 Raquel Montero Estebaranz (University of Konstanz)
Mood alternations: The diachronic development of the polarity subjunctive

16:35-17:15 Nicola D’Antuono (University of Padua)
Negative paths: on the interaction between negation and a polarity item in Old Italian

17:15-17:30 Pause café

17:30-18:30 Conférence invitée 1 (Présidence : Karen De Clercq). Alexandra Simonenko (Ghent University)
A language change approach to probabilistic universals: Case and order

Jeudi 6 juillet

09:00-09:30 Café + enregistrement

Session 5 : OV-VO

Présidence : Theresa Biberauer

09:30-10:10 Tommaso Balsemin, Francesco Pinzin & Cecilia Poletto (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main)
Where do we start from? Deriving the consistency principle from basic OV order

10:15-10:55 Héctor Vázquez Martínez & Beatrice Santorini (University of Pennsylvania)
A variational model of the loss of English OV

10:55-11:20 Pause café

Session 6 : Agreement

Présidence : Francesco Pinzin

11:20-12:00 Lisa Gotthard (University of Edinburgh) & Joel C. Wallenberg (University of York)
Three-way grammar competition during the Scots anglicisation: Insights from the Parsed Corpus of Scottish Correspondence

12:05-12:45 Daniela Isac (Concordia University)
Agree in Old Romanian

12:45-14:00 Lunch break

Session 7 : Pronouns

Présidence : Espen Klævik-Pettersen

14:00-14:40 Benjamin Sluckin (Ruhr University Bochum)
Exaptation of silent elements: (not-so) expletive pro in English Locative Inversion

14:45-15:25 Marco Coniglio (University of Göttingen)
Paradigm shifts in German personal pronouns

15:25-15:40 Lightning talks

15:40-17:00 Poster (+ café)

17:00-18:00 Conférence invitée 2 (Présidence : Lieven Danckaert). Emanuela Sanfelici (University of Padua)
The syntacticization of discourse in diachrony: Insights from subordination

18:00-18:15 Business meeting

20:00 Dîner

Vendredi 7 juillet

09:00-09:30 Café

Session 8 : DP structure

Présidence : Carola Trips

09:30-10:10 Laura Grestenberger (Austrian Academy of Sciences)
No small endeavor: The diachrony of diminutives and the nominal spine

10:15-10:55 Hannah Booth (Ghent University) & Alexandra Rehn (University of Konstanz)
Possession, case and the OCP in the history of High and Low German

10:55-11:15 Pause café

Session 9 : Back to language contact

Présidence : Lieven Danckaert

11:15-11:55 Theresa Biberauer (University of Cambridge, Stellenbosch University, University of the Western Cape & CRiSSP) & Cora Cavirani-Pots (KU Leuven)
The IPP effect in Afrikaans: something old, something new

12:00-13:00 George Walkden (University of Konstanz)
Adult language acquisition and change



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