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World Science Forum 2017

Microcontact will be present at the WSF 2017, which will be held in Jordan in November. Roberta D’Alessandro will give a talk on research integrity at the thematic workshop on THE…

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Microcontact at SLE Zurich

Jan Casalicchio and Francesco Ciconte attended the SLE conference in Zurich, which took place on September 10-13. Jan Casalicchio presented a paper entitled The syntax of embedded gerunds in Romance. Francesco…

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Roberta D’Alessandro visiting professor at ICUB

Roberta D’Alessandro will spend two weeks as a visiting professor at the IRH-ICUB (Institute for Research in the Humanities) at the University of Bucharest. In Bucharest, Roberta D’Alessandro will give…

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Reading session on creolization

TIME CHANGE! For our Microcontact team meeting on September 27 we will read a recent Nature paper on creolization, which is being largely debated these days in different venues: Blasi,…

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EU4facts

On September 26, Roberta will be attending the annual conference of the JRC of the European Commission. The conference is entitled EU4facts. Evidence for policy in a post-fact world. The conference will…

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Biolinguistic Conference on Interface Asymmetries

Roberta D’Alessandro is one of the invited speakers for the Biolinguistic Conference on Interface Asymmetries, which will take place in New York in November 10-12, 2017. She will present a paper…

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4 new project members!

Four new project members have been selected to join our team between July and August. Jan Casalicchio (post-doc), will be working on the diachrony of Italo-Romance varieties in contact with Italian….

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The verbal domain is out!

The book edited by Roberta D’Alessandro with Irene Franco and Ángel Gallego is finally out! More info here

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