International Conference on Light verb constructions in Germanic languages (17-18 November 2017) – Second deadline extension

(Please find the full call for papers and a German version here: CALL FOR PAPERS_FVG2017_DeadlineExtension)

Aims and scope
The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers who are interested in the study of LVCs from different perspectives. We welcome submissions dealing with issues such as the following (but not exclusively):
– criteria for the delimitation between LVCs and collocations
– the syntactic structure of LVCs/Typology of their constituents
– posture and placement verbs in LVCs
– the semantics of prepositions in LVCs
– LVCs vs. simple verbs
– aspectual differences
– comparison of LVCs between Germanic languages and/or other languages

Abstract submission – DEADLINE EXTENSION: 30 July 2017
• Submissions are welcome for 25-minute oral presentations (including 5 minutes for questions) and posters. Conference languages: German and English. Abstracts of no more than 500 words (+ references) can be sent by email to until 3 July 2017.
• Please include the following information in the main body of your email: author’s name,
affiliation, email address, presentation title and preferred mode of presentation (oral
presentation or poster). Notification of acceptance will be sent on 20 August 2017.
• Word document of up to 500 words, single-spaced, font size 12, Times New Roman, 2.5 cm margins on all sides. All figures and tables must fit within the page margins.

Keynote speakers
Antje Heine (Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald)
Alain Kamber (Université de Neuchâtel)
Fabio Mollica (Università degli Studi di Milano)
Jouni Rostila (University of Helsinki)
Elmar Schafroth (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)

Organizing committee
Sabine De Knop (Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles) (chair)
Sylvie De Cock (Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles & Université catholique de Louvain)
Françoise Gallez (Université catholique de Louvain)
Manon Hermann (Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles)
Vera Höltschi (Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles)
Dominique Longrée (Université de Liège & Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles)
Julien Perrez (Université de Liège)
Ferran Suñer Muñoz (Université catholique de Louvain)
Cornelia Wermuth (KULeuven, campus Antwerpen)

Important dates
SECOND DEADLINE EXTENSION for abstract submission: 30.7.2017
Notification of acceptance: 20.8.2017
Conference: 17-18.11.2017

Université Saint-Louis, Rue du Marais 119, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Contact: Sabine De Knop,
With the support of Séminaire des Sciences du Langage (SeSLa) of the Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles & Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS)

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