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The Interactive Atlas is now online!

The interactive atlas for data crowdsourcing is finally online! Help us collect data from Italo-Romance varieties in the Americas and in Italy! The atlas is here.

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Talk by Alessandro De Angelis

Alessandro De Angelis (University of Messina) will be visiting Utrecht University tomorrow (Friday 1 December). He will give a short talk on DOM and definite articles in Romance, with the title Articolo definito…

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Talk by Jan Casalicchio at UdG

On December 19, Jan Casalicchio will give a talk at the University of Girona on Gerundios e infinitivos en español e italiano: un análisis contrastivo (“Gerunds and infinitives in Spanish and…

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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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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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