The Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is pleased to announce a conference on Minimalist Approaches to Syntactic Locality (MASL), to be held in Budapest on 26-28th August 2009.

The conference aims to bring together researchers working on minimalist approaches to locality effects exhibited by syntactic dependencies, with particular emphasis on (dependencies involving) syntactic movement.

The conference will also feature a special Workshop on ‘Head Movement’ and Locality.

Invited speakers

Adriana Belletti (Siena)

Cedric Boeckx (ICREA/UAB, Barcelona)

Carlo Cecchetto & Caterina Donati (Bicocca, Milano & Sapienza, Roma)

Marcel den Dikken (CUNY, New York)

Gisbert Fanselow (Potsdam)

Gereon Müller (Leipzig)

Norvin Richards (MIT)

Eric Reuland (Utrecht)

Luigi Rizzi (Siena)

Ian Roberts (Cambridge)