In order to promote linguistic research the LMGD team organizes biennial conferences:
International Conference of Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory: Permanent scientific committee: Prof. A. Ralli (University of Patras), Prof. Β. D. Joseph (the Ohio-State University) and Prof. Mark Janse (Ghent University).
Mediterranean Morphology Meeting of the Εuropean Network of Linguistic Morphology (ENLM): Permanent scientific committee: Prof. A. Ralli (University of Patras), Prof. G. Booij (Leiden University) and Prof. S. Scalise (Università degli Studi di Bologna).
Patras International Conference of Graduate Students in Linguistics: Permanent Scientific Committee: Prof. A. Ralli (University of Patras), the teaching staff of the Linguistics Division of the Department of Philology and graduate students.
5th International Conference of Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory (MGDLT5) (Ghent 2012).
History of MGDLT
The International Conference of Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory (MGDLT4) was firstly organized) in Patras in 2000, by Prof. Angela Ralli (University of Patras), in cooperation with Prof. Brian D. Joseph (The Ohio State University) and Prof. Mark Janse (Ghent University. The conference has been held five times (Patras 2000, Mytilene 2004, Nicosia 2007, Chios 2009, Ghent 2012). The next conference is scheduled to be held from 25 to 28 September 2014 in Patras. Visit the website of MGDLT6 for further information. (http://mgdlt6.upatras.gr/index.php/el/).
MGDLT is a scientific meeting which combines Greek Dialectology with Modern Linguistic Theories. MGDLT welcomes all theoretical and applied approaches related to the issue.
Cooperation with Local Organisers
MGDLT is held in collaboration with a local committee, which is given the possibility to organize talks or workshops related to the conference theme, or to the local dialect.
9th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting (MMM) of the European Network of Linguistic Morphology (ENLM) (Dubrovnik 2013).
History of ΜΜΜ
MMM is organized biennially by a permanent scientific board including Prof. Geert Booij (Leiden University), Prof. Angela Ralli (University of Patras) and Prof. Sergio Scalise (University of Bologna). Since the first meeting in Mytilene in 1997, it has been organized nine times (Mytilene 1997, Lija 1999, Barcelona 2001, Catania 2003, Fréjus 2005, Ithaca 2007, Nicosia 2009, Cagliari 2011, Dubrovnik 2013).
MMM aims at bringing together the linguists who are interested in morphology, and its interfaces with other linguistic fields.
Proceedings of the MMM
Papers presented at MMM have been published in the Proceedings of the conference and in international journals such as the Yearbook of Morphology, Lingue e Linguaggio, and Morphology.
For more information please visit the ΜΜΜ webpage (http://mmm.lingue.unibo.it/).
3rd Patras International Conference of Graduate Students in Linguistics (PICGL3) (Patras 2014). (http://picgl3.wordpress.com/)
History of PICGL
PICGL is a biennial conference organized by the graduate students of the Linguistics Division of the University of Patras with the supervision of Prof. Angela Ralli. It was firstly organized in June 2008, within the framework of the graduate program Comparative Linguistics and Linguistic Variation, funded by EPEAEK II. The second conference (March 2010) as well as the third conference (May 2014) were part of the graduate program Modern Approaches to Language and Text. The meetings were honored by the following invited speakers.
Dr. A. Georgakopoulou (King's College London), Prof. B. Joseph (The Ohio State University), Prof. E. Kehaya (McGill University), Dr. I. Manolessou (Academy of Athens), Prof. S. Scalise (University of Bologna), and Emeritus Prof. Neil Smith (University College London)
Prof. P. Kiparsky (Stanford University), Prof. M. Nespor (University of Milano Bicocca), Prof. M. Janse (Ghent University), Prof. I.M. Tsimpli (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), and Dr. Dimitra Melissaropoulou (University of Patras)
Prof. Dr. Pavel Štekauer (Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice),
Prof. Anna Anastassiadi-Symeonidi (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Dr. Francesco Gardani (Vienna University of Economics and Business).
PICGL aims at bringing together young linguists and researchers from all around the world. It gives them a chance to exchange their ideas and work results, and build a scientific network for future collaboration.
Proceedings of the PICGL
The papers presented at the PICGL are published in the proceedings of the conference and in the journal Patras Working Papers in Linguistics.