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Keynote speakers

Paul Meara (Swansea University, UK)

Prof. Paul Meara

Professor Paul Meara

Paul Meara is Emeritus Professor at Swansea University, and an Honorary Research fellow in the Department of Education at the University of Oxford.

Paul was the recipient of the EuroSLA Distinguished Scholar Award for 2023.

A regular contributor to LingBaW, Paul is best known for his work on L2 vocabulary acquisition, and his influential web-site (https://www.lognostics.co.uk) – an essential resource for L2 vocabulary researchers.

Research interests:

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

Florian Schäfer (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany)

Prof. Florian Schäfer

Associate Professor Florian Schäfer

Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Englische Sprachwissenschaft

Research interests:

  • Syntax (in particular, the syntax of anticausatives, passives, middles and reflexive verbs)
  • Morphology
  • Semantics

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