DiGS 18

Welcome to the 18th Diachronic Generative Syntax conference to be held in Ghent, Belgium from 29 June to 1 July 2016. The conference will be organised by the research groups DiaLing and GIST and hosted by the Department of Linguistics of Ghent University.


DiGS 18 is dedicated to the historical and comparative investigations of syntactic phenomena and language change from a generative perspective.
We will also host a separate workshop on diachronic stability on 28 June 2016.


The updated programme and abstract booklet can be consulted here.



Invited speakers:

Elly van Gelderen

Cecilia Poletto

Ioanna Sitaridou


Organizing Committee:

Anne Breitbarth

Miriam Bouzouita

Lieven Danckaert

Melissa Farasyn

Liliane Haegeman

Elisabeth Witzenhausen




For more information, please contact the organisers: digs18@ugent.be.



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