Plenary speakers:  

Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm, Stockholm University
    Lexical typology and language contact
    Axel Holvoet, University of Warsaw, Vilnius University
        Obliqueness and oblique subjects in a cross-linguistic perspective
      Florian Siegl, University of Helsinki
          Language contact(s) in the Yeniseian North

      Jakobi 2
      Full program
      The conference takes place on the ground floor of the Philosophy Department
      building of the University of Tartu, located at Jakobi street 2, Tartu. (click on the address for a map). The abstracts are now available here. If you wish to print or view the program in pdf format, then click here. Both will also be included in booklet form among the materials distributed to all participants (in other words, no need to print them out).
      The early bird evening meeting takes place at the Kolme ahvi pub, located at Rüütli street 12 at 20.00 on Thursday (03.05).

      FRIDAY 4.5
      Registration in the lobby of the Jakobi building, located at Jakobi street 2 (ground floor)
      Opening in room 226 (Keemiaring, the “Chemistry Circle”)
      Plenary Talk: Axel Holvoet Obliqueness and oblique subjects in a cross-linguistic perspective (room 226)
      Coffee break (in the lobby of the Jakobi building)

      Section 1 (Jakobi 2-106)
      Section 2 (Jakobi 2-107)

      Chair: Mari Uusküla
      Chair: Kristel Uiboaed
      Don Killian
      Patterns of ergativity in Africa: the result of an unusual areal restriction
      Sándor Földvári
      The origin of the “Modus Obliquus” in the Baltic Language Areal – A Hypothesis Based on the Language Typology in Diachronic View
      Roman Gaidamashko
      Finno-Ugric substrate types in the Russian dialects of northern Kama basin
      Jyri Lehtinen
      Secondary connections of the Uralic languages in computational language networks
      Lunch break

      Chair: Oliver Vare
      Chair: Piret Piiroja
      Maarja-Liisa Pilvik
      Aspectual properties of the extent verbs in Finnish
      Corinna Scheungraber
      Case studies of contact-induced morphological change in Germanic
      Maria Frick, Helka Riionheimo
      On the emergence of Finnish-Estonian bilingual constructions
      Ad Backus, Pelin Onar Valk
      Immigrant Turkish: Emergence of a new dialect?
      Hanna Jokela, Helen Plado
      Subjects under generic conditions: implied subjects in Finnish and Estonian if-clauses
      Fanni Karácsony
      Nominal predicate structures in the mirror of language areas and language change
      Coffee break (in the Jakobi lobby)

      Chair: Helen Kirsipuu
      Chair: Piret Piiroja
      Mari Uusküla
      Colour naming and categorisation in the Circum-Baltic, Central-European and Mediterranean languages
      Sofia Oskolskaya, Natalya Stoynova
      The la-form: Russian Verbs in Nanai Speech
      Anna Daugavet
      ‘Livonianized’ dialects of Latvian
      Ksenia Shagal
      Argument Structure in Nanai: Russian influence
      Oliver Vare
      The Conjunctive Construction in Curonian Livonian in Comparison with Latvian and Estonian
      Yves-Oliver Tauschwitz
      Pronominal Address among Russian Germans in the Altai and Perm Krai

      Reception at “Volga” restaurant (Küütri 1)

      SATURDAY 5.5

      Section 1 (Jakobi 2-106)
      Section 2 (Jakobi 2-107)
      Section 3 (Jakobi 2-110)

      Chair: Peeter Tinits
      Chair: Helen Kirsipuu
      Chair: Mari Jurtom
      Maria Volkonskaya
      Gallicisms in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Loan Words and Stylistics

      Triin Todesk
      Verbal comparative in Komi
      Zsuzsanna Renkó-Michelsén
      Language Death and Revival: The Intergenerational Transmission of Cornish
      Benny De Decker, Reinhild Vandekerckhove
      “Localizing the global”: the appropriation of English in the chat language of Flemish teenagers
      Boglarka Janurik
      Gender agreement in code-switched verbal constructions in Erzya-Russian bilingual data
      Merlijn de Smit
      Are there genetically mixed languages? Finnic contributions to the problem
      Aurelija Čekuolytė
      An Ethnographic Study of Vilnius Adolescents’ Speech
      Nikita Muravyev
      The functional distribution of non-finite forms in the Uralic languages
      Coffee break (in the Jakobi lobby)
      Plenary Talk: Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm Lexical typology and language contact (room 226, the Keemiaring)
      Lunch break

      Chair: Kristel Algvere
      Chair: Hanna Jokela
      Chair: Peter Arkadiev
      Santeri Junttila
      Proto-Finnic borrowings in the Baltic languages – are there any?
      Helen Kirsipuu
      Encoding and Maintaining Reference in Estonian: with or without articles?
      Kirill Kozhanov, Natalia Perkova
      Indefinites in the Baltic languages from the perspective of areal linguistics: the variety of markers and language contact

      Oliver Plötz
      Finnic kallis ‘expensive; dear’ and kasvaa ‘to grow’: Germanic loanwords?
      Angelina Agadzhanova
      Object Case Alteration in Estonian: will Partitive win?
      Andres Karjus
      Where Do You Go When You Exit? Grammaticalization of the Exterior in the Circum-Baltic
      Inna Kaysina
      The borrowing of Russian function words into Udmurt
      Heidi Vepsäläinen
      “No” prefaced answers to questions in Finnish
      Brigita Brazyte
      From Code-Switching to a Mixed Code: the role of discourse markers in a Polish-Russian mixed code in Lithuania
      Coffee break

      Chair: Boglárka Janurik
      Chair: Triin Todesk
      Chair: Maarja-Liisa Pilvik
      Nikolett F. Gulyás
      A functional distribution of impersonals in Permyak, Udmurt and Mari
      Nadezhda Mamontova
      The impact of Soviet language and nationality policies on the Evenki of Eastern Siberia
      Mari Jurtom
      The complements of verbs of visual perception in Finnish
      Natalia Zevakhina
      Exclamative constructions: typological data and theoretical implications
      Yvonne Bindrim, Anastasija Kostiucenko
      The official language policies in Lithuania and Finland: Always in line with the attitudes of its public?
      Brigitta Endresz
      The Grammaticalization of Nominal Suffixes in the Vogul Language
      Daria Bahtina
      Contact-induced Adaptions in Estonian-Russian: Lingua Receptiva Strategies
      Airi Kapanen, Eve-Liis Roosmaa, Triin Roosalu
      Internationalisation in higher education: lessons about second(ary) languages

      (informal gathering)

      SUNDAY 6.5

      Section 1 (Jakobi 2-106)
      Section 2 (Jakobi 2-107)

      Chair: Nikolett F. Gulyás
      Chair: Maria Reile
      Evelīna Zilgalve
      Homonymy of particles, conjunctions and interjections
      Valeria Kolosova
      Motivations, Models, and Codes in Slavonic and Finno-Ugric Folk Phytonyms
      Laura Horváth
      Converbs in the Volga-Kama area
      Martin Eessalu
      Estonian Elusloodus ‘Living Nature’ – it’s Prototypicality and the Construction of an Abstract Folk Taxonomy
      Ekaterina Georgieva
      Temporal non-finite constructions in Udmurt
      Egor Kashkin
      Adjectives denoting surface texture in the Uralic languages: a typological study
      Coffee break

      Chair: Martin Eessalu
      Chair: Don Killian
      Valgerdur Bjarnadottir
      Dative and Accusative Experiencers in Lithuanian
      Olga Karlovskaya
      The Back Vowels of the Tegi Khanty
      Marko Simonović
      Inter-language mappings and why words are never just borrowed
      Li-Fang Lai, Hui-Ju Hsu
      Language Contact and Sound Change: The Analysis of [ɮ] Consonant in Yami
      Peter Arkadiev
      Two areas of prefixal perfective in Eastern Europe
      Rozenn Guérois
      Areal and genetic factors in language classification: the case of Cwabo (Bantu P34, Mozambique)
      Lunch break
      Plenary Talk: Florian Siegl Language contact(s) in the Yeniseian North (in room 226, the Keemiaring)
      Closing (in room 226)

      Axel Holvoet will give two lectures before the conference, on the 3rd May. 

      - Interpretive deontics and the paradigms of imperatives. 12-14 PM, at Jakobi street 2, room 103
      - On the locus, semantic scope and development of definiteness markers. 14-16 PM, at Jakobi street 2, room 106

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