41st Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society

University of Bremen, 6 – 8 March 2019

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41st Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society


The Bremen linguists are very pleased to host the 41st Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS) in Bremen from 6 to 8 March 2019 . We warmly welcome linguists from around the world to the general topic CONTRAST and OPPOSITION.

Plenary Talks

Walter Bisang (Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)
Grammar between explicitness and economy
Barbara Schlücker (Universität Leipzig)
Between word formation and syntax
Eeva Sippola (University of Helsinki)
Continuity and creativity in Creole grammar  cancelled
Martine Vanhove (LLACAN (CNRS - INALCO -Université Sorbonne Paris-Cité))
Grammaticalisation in Cushitic Languages

Sponsored by

We would like to thank the following institutions for their support in financing the conference:

OUP Metzler Verlag Fachbereich 10 Universität Bremen Institut für Allgemeine und Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft Winter Verlag Stauffenburg Verlag Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Mouton deGruyter Peter Lang Olms Verlag Narr-Francke-Attempto Linguistik Fachinformationsdienst language science press Langenscheidt Hansa Flex Erich Schmidt Verlag Buske Verkag Hempen Verlag John Benjamins Publishing Company Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
SFG von Norden
SFG von Norden

Prof. Dr. Thomas Stolz
Email: stolz@uni-bremen.de

Conference Booklet

Latest News

04 February 2019

PDF version of the conference booklet now available online

The final version of the conference booklet is now available is now available online: www.dgfs2019.uni-bremen.de/pdf/DGfS 2019 Booklet.pdf.

01 February 2019

End of online registration

Please note that the online registration will be closed on February 24, 2019.

29 November 2018

Early Bird Discount

Please note that Early Bird Discount ends on  December 15, 2918.

29 November 2018


All conference locations are barrier-free accessible.

07 November 2018

Child Care

Childcare can be organised during the conference if required. If you would like to take advantage of childcare, please contact us by e-mail by 15.12.2018 at the latest.

19 July 2018

Print versions

PDF versions of the most important pages of the conference website are available which are created on the fly. These mainly serve as print versions of the respective pages and always reflect the current status. Access is via links below the page title.