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Keynote speakers

Artemis Alexiadou, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

prof. Alexiadou

Sprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Englische Sprachwissenschaft

Research Areas:

  • Syntax
  • Morphology
  • Syntax and its interfaces with morphology, the lexicon and interpretation
  • Diachronic Syntax
  • Language Breakdown and Development
  • Heritage Languages

Lívia Körtvélyessy, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Slovakia

prof. Körtvélyessy

Department of British and American Studies

P. J. Šafárik University, Košice

Academic degrees:

Mgr., 1995, Pavol Jozef Safarik University (Presov)

PaedDr., 2003, Presov University

PhD., 2008, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava

Paul Meara, Swansea University, UK

prof. Meara

Professor Paul Meara read Modern Languages at Cambridge University and Experimental Psychology at Sussex University. He was awarded a DPhil at York University.

A founder member of the Department of Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck College London, and Professor in the Department of English at Swansea University until his retirement in 2009.

Awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the Chartered Institute of Linguists in 2010, and elected to the Academy of Social Sciences in 2012.

Paul Meara is the developer of the Lognostics website, https://www.lognostics.co.uk, which offers a number of tools for vocabulary researchers.

Research Interests:

  • Vocabulary Acquisition
  • Mental Lexicons
  • Simulations of Lexical Processes
  • Bibliometrics

Pius ten Hacken, University of Innsbruck, Austria

prof. ten Hacken

Pius ten Hacken is a professor of translation studies at Innsbruck University. He studied French and general linguistics in Utrecht and completed his PhD (English linguistics) and Habilitation (general linguistics) in Basel. He has worked for the machine translation project Eurotra and at universities in Basel, Swansea, and Innsbruck. In the European Association for Lexicography, he has been a member of the Executive Board since 2006, currently as vice-president. His main research interests are terminology, word formation, lexicography, and the nature of language as an object of linguistic study. His monographs include Defining Morphology (Olms, 1994) and Chomskyan Linguistics and its Competitors (Equinox, 2007), and his most recent edited volumes are Word Formation and Transparency in Medical English (with Renáta Panocová, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015) and The Semantics of Compounding (Cambridge University Press, 2016).