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The Linguistic Association of Finland
Suomen kielitieteellinen yhdistys

PAST EVENTS

The Linguistic Association of Finland organises symposia, workshops and courses on current issues in linguistics.

SYMPOSIA, WORKSHOPS ETC.
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETINGS
2010
The annual meeting took place in Helsinki at the Tieteiden talo on February 26. Prof. Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen (University of Helsinki) gave a guest lecture "'Positionally sensitive grammar': The case of newsmarks".
2009
The meeting was held on February 20. The guest lecturers were Ilona Herlin and Matti Miestamo (University of Helsinki).
2008
The annual business meeting of the Association was held on February 22. 2008. Prof. Marja Leinonen gave a guest lecture with the topic "Depiktiiviset sekundaarit predikaatit suomen kielessä".
2007

The meeting was held in Helsinki on February 23. This year the guest lecturers were: Prof. Riho Grünthal (University of Helsinki), Prof. Jussi Niemi (University of Joensuu) ja Prof. Anna Mauranen (University of Helsinki).

2006

This year's annual meeting took place in Helsinki at the Tieteiden talo on Friday Feb. 24. The guest lecturer was Prof. Fred Karlsson, who talked about the recent results in the research of language complexity.

2005

This year's annual meeting was held in Helsinki at the Tieteiden talo on February 25. The guest lecturer was Prof. Juhani Klemola from the University of Tampere.

2004

The meeting was held in Helsinki on February 13. This year the guest lecturer was Professor Yaron Matras (General Linguistics, University of Manchester). He gave a talk about "Advances in the study of Romani." More information about Prof. Matras' research can be found in

http://ling.man.ac.uk/Info/staff/YM/YMhome.html

The Morphosyntactic Typology of Romani Dialects: Database Enhancement Project

http://ling.man.ac.uk/Research/RMS/proj.html

2003
The annual business meeting of the Association was held in February 14 2003. Ph.D. Marja Liisa Helasvuo (Dep. of Finnish, University of Turku) gave a guest lecture with the topic "Mitä interaktionaalinen kielitiede voi tarjota lingvistiikalle? Esimerkkinä suomen passiivi" (Interactional linguistics and the Finnish passive).
2002
In 2002 the association celebrated it's 25th anniversary by organizing a symposium on Case.
2001

In 2001 the guest lecture was given by Professor Michael Tomasello (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig).

DISCUSSIONS AT THE FINNISH CONFERENCE OF LINGUISTICS

Another yearly tradition is that the Association organises discussions at the Finnish Conference of Linguistics. In 1999 the discussion was on linguists' job opportunities, in 2000 on the linguistic situation of Arctic minorities, in 2001 on polyphony of the linguistic research in Finland, an in 2002 on Time and Language. In 2003, the Association organized an exhibition around the theme "The world's language situation and endangered languages. In 2005 the Association participated in the Night of Sciences. It organized so-called "academic fifteen minutes" in which Maria Vilkuna and Auli Hakulinen both gave a talk. The Association also organized a poster exhibition. The authors of the posters were present to answer possible questions.

OLD SKY WEB PAGES

http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/vanhasky/

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