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Budapest Conference on Projections and Representations in honour of Michael Brody

Research Institute for Linguistics Hungarian Academy of Sciences April 13-14, 2015 Program Monday, April 13 9:15-9:30 Opening remarks István Kenesei (RIL/HAS) 9:30-10:20 String theory Michael Brody (RIL/HAS) 10:20-10:40 coffee/tea break 10:40-11:30 Scope marking as projection Hans van de Koot (UCL) [joint work with Harris Constantinou (Leeds) and Ad Neeleman (UCL)] 11:30-12:20 Mandarin Chinese dou with rightward associates Huba Bartos (RIL/HAS) 12:20-13:30 lunch break 13:30-14:20 On categories and hierarchies: Ergativity splits in Indo-Iranian languages M. Rita Manzini (Florence) 14:20-15:10 The Person-Case Constraint provides no evidence for cyclic Agree Katalin É. Kiss (RIL/HAS & PPCU) 15:10-15:30 coffee/tea break 15:30-16:20 AP adjacency as a precedence constraint Zoe Belk & Ad Neeleman (UCL) 16:20-18:00 Poster Session No projection, no label: the format of root declaratives - evidence from V2 Andreas Blümel (Karl Franzens University Graz) The Left Periphery: "Rigid" vs. "Flexible" Syntax Elena Callegari (University of Oslo) Binding by possessors in Colloquial Finnish and Chinese Matthew Reeve (University College London) The Copula in VSO languages: Projection, labeling and X(P)-movement Koldo Sainz Small Clause Projection Marcelo Sibaldo (Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco) On Genitive of Quantification in Polish, the phase theory and structure of nominals Jacek Witkos & Dominika Dziubala-Szrejbrowska (Adam Mickiewicz University) Tuesday, April 14 9:30-10:20 Licensing specifiers Marcel den Dikken (CUNY Graduate Center & RIL/HAS) 10:20-11:10 The syntax of information structure and the PF interface Kriszta Szendro"i (UCL) 11:10-11:30 coffee/tea break 11:30-12:20 The cartography of yes and no in West Flemish Liliane Haegeman & Andrew Weir (Ghent) 12:20-12:30 Closing remarks There is no conference fee. It would help the organizers enormously if you could confirm your attendance in an email message sent to, preferably by April 5 (although later registration will also be accepted). For further information, please visit the conference website: Contact: Conference Venue: Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Benczúr utca 33. 1068 Budapest

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