Laboratory Activities

LMGD is in close cooperation with foreign and national universities and academic institutions, as well as with numerous local foundations engaged in the preservation of linguistic diversity. Correspondingly, LMGD organizes occasional events for the dissemination and disclosure of the results of its numerous research projects that are ended or in-progress.

2018

The laboratory will be participating in the organization of the 12th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting (MMM12) to be held in Ljubljana (Slovenia) during 27-30 June 2019. See the Call for Papers: https://linguistlist.org/issues/29/29- 4492.html

Outset of the research program “Digitizing the Cappadocian Dialectal Landscape”, which will have a three-year duration and will be conducted in the Laboratory of Modern Greek Dialects. The program is funded by the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (ELIDEK).

Presentation of the “Dictionary of the dialectal variety of Kydonies, Moschonisia and North-East Lesbos” by Professor Angela Ralli at the Municipal Library of Patras on November 7 at 19:30.

Co-organization of the 8th International Conference of Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory in Gjirokastër (Albania) during 4-6 October 2018. See the conference program: https://linguistlist.org/issues/29/29-2690.html

Organization of the 5th International Conference of Postgraduate Students of Linguistics, University of Patras (PICGL5) during 27-29 May 2018. See the conference program: https://picgl5.wixsite.com/picgl5

The laboratory will be participating in the 5th Technology Transfer Exhibition - Patras Innovation Quest (Patras IQ) which will take place on 27th, 28th and 29th April 2018 at the Athletic Center "D. Tofalos". For more information: https://www.patrasiq.gr/

Event on the “Electronic linguistic mapping of Achaia” at the Achaia Chamber of Commerce on February 25 at 19:30.

2017

Co-organization of the 11th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting (ΜΜΜ11) in Nicosia, Cyprus between 22-25 June 2017. See the call for papers: https://linguistlist.org/issues/28/28-487.html

The labοratory will be participating in the 4th Technology Transfer Exhibition - Patras Innovation Quest (Patras IQ) which will be held on 7-9 April 2017, at the Pampeloponisiako Stadium in Patras. For more information: https://www.patrasiq.gr/

Publication of the book “The linguistic variety of Ithaca” by the philologist-linguist Dimitrios Simiris.

Presentation of the “Dictionary of the dialectal variety of Kydonies, Moschonisia and North-East Lesbos” by Angela Ralli at the Hellenic Foundation of Historical Studies - National History Museum Old Parliament House on May 26, 2017 at 19:30.

Publication of the “Dictionary of the dialectal variety of Kydonies, Moschonisia and North-East Lesbos” by Angela Ralli.

2016

Publication of the volume “Contact Morphology in Modern Greek Dialects” (ed.: Angela Ralli). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars.

Publication of “Theoretical and Applied Linguistics: Proceedings of Patras International Conference of Graduate Linguists”. Link: https://picgl4.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/proceedings-of-picgl4.pdf

Publication of the book “With the second moon of August” by Leneta Strani.

Co-organization of the 7th International Conference of Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory (MGDLT7) in Rethymno during 6-8 October 2016. The conference of the program: http://mgdlt7.edc.uoc.gr/wp-content/uploads/2016/09 /MGDLT7_final-program.pdf

Organization of the 4th International Conference of Postgraduate Students of Linguistics, University of Patras (PICGL4) from 20 to 22 of May 2016. See the call for papers: https://linguistlist.org/issues/27/27-313.html

Outset of the program “Immigration and Language in Canada. Greeks and Greek-Canadians” Niarchos Foundation (2016-2018). In collaboration with the Canadian universities McGill, York and Simon Fraser. Link: https://immigrec.com

2015

The laboratory published the volume “Newspaper Giatzida” (2004-2014) by Strati Demeki, which includes monthly newspapers in dialectal speech.

Organization of the Workshop Pontus, Cappadocia, Aivali: In Search of Asia Minor Greek (AMiGre), which will take place on 14 November 2015 at the Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras.

Co-organizing the workshop titled Theoretical and Computational Processing of Modern Greek Dialects: Research Results of the Thalis-Amigre Project on October 3, 2015 at the IT Auditorium of the Technological Educational Institute of Athens at11:00 - 13:00.

Publication of the 4th volume of “Patras Working papers in Linguistics. Morilan Program: Language Contact and Morphological Variety.” The volume is available at the following link: http://pwpl.lis.upatras.gr/index.php/pwpl/issue/view/302

Co-organization of the 10th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting (MMM10) in Tel Aviv (Israel), which took place at the University of Haifa between 7 and 10 September 2015. See the call for papers: https://linguistlist.org/issues/26/ 26-2820.html

The laboratory is organizing the workshop on Morphological Variation and Contact, ARISTEIA, which will be held on 19-20 June 2015 at the Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras.

2014

The laboratory is organizing the 6th International Conference on Modern Greek Dialects and Morphological Theory (MGDLT6) at the Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras during September 25-28, 2014. The organization of the conference coincides with the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the University of Patras.

Professor Angela Ralli is directing and coordinating the Summer School in Greek Language and Culture (University of Patras & Peking University) from 8 to 13 July 2014.

Organization of the 3rd International Conference of Postgraduate Students of Linguistics, University of Patras (PICGL3), May 23-25, 2014. See the call for papers: https://linguistlist.org/issues/24/24-4470.html

2013

Publication of the 3rd volume “Patras Working papers in Linguistics. Morphology and Language Contact: Modern Greek dialects in contact with Turkish and Italian.” Link: http://pwpl.lis.upatras.gr/index.php/pwpl/issue/view/280

Prof. A. Ralli gave a talk in Patras, at Diakidios Scholi, on the city of Kydonies (Aivali). 

Organisation of Workshop on Language contact in the context of the 11th International Conference of Greek Linguistics.

2012

Outset of the program “Pontus, Cappadocia, Aivali: In Search of Asia Minor Greek (AMiGre)”. THALIS Program (selected first in Greece, in the field of Humanities). European Union and Greek Ministry of Education (2012-2015).

Outset of the program “Morphology in Language Contact Situations: Greek in contact with Turkish and Italian (MORILAN)”. ARISTEIA Program (selected second in Greece, in the field of Humanities). Greek Ministry of Education (2012-2015).

Prof. A. Ralli gave a talk at Tirnavos in the context of Tzartzania Conference 2012 on Modern Greek Dialects. 

Co-organisation of the 5th Conference of Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory at Ghent University, Belgium.


2011

Prof. Angela Ralli presented the results of the research project on the historical, social, and linguistic situation of the Asia Minor town Moschonisia (Cunda), at the Conference room of Diakidios Scholi, in Patras. The same presentation took place in Athens (Estia Neas Smyrnis).


2010

LMGD had the honour to publish the book by Leneta Strani entitled "Stu ampelione tsi furkades i o gamos paei amonte". The book has been written in the dialect of Zante, and its presentation took place at the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Zante.

Upon completion of the research program "From the dialect of Old Athenian to the dialect of Megara", a workshop was organized for the dissemination of results, at the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Megara.

The Linguistics division of the Department of Philology and LMGD had the honour to grant to Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University) an Honorary Doctorate.

2009

The LMGD activities, along with those of other five laboratories of the University of Patras, were presented at the Thessaloniki International Fair.

2008

Prof. A. Ralli gave a talk in Patras, at Diakidios Scholi, on the LMGD activities, namely, the collection of dialectal data and the importance of the preservation of the cultural heritage.

Presentation of the results of the M.A. Programme "Comparative Linguistics and Linguistic Variation" of the Linguistics Division of the Department of Philology.
Prof. Dimitra Theophanopoulou-Kontou (Univeristy of Athens) was the guest speaker.

The Linguistics division of the Department of Philology and LMGD had the honour to grant to Brian Joseph (The Ohio State University) an Honorary Doctorate.

Presentation of the LMGD research activities at the hotel Astir, in Patras.

 

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