This Language in Interaction Symposium will be held on April 9, 2019 at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands


Lotte Eijk, João Ferreira, Guilherme Freches, Marlou Rasenberg

Poster abstract submission

Abstract submission is now closed.

Preliminary programme

9:00-9:10 Introductory remarks
9:10-10:05 1st session: Localism versus holism. Some historical origins of studying language in brain. Willem Levelt (MPI for Psycholinguistics)
10:05-10:15 Coffee break
10:15-11:30 2nd session: The problem with modern research.
David Poeppel (New York University, MPI for Empirical Aesthetics)
11:30-12:45 3rd session: What does each discipline bring to the table?
Short presentations by four experts on how their fields approach language research
12:45-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:45 Poster session
14:45-14:55 Coffee break
14:55-16:40 4th session: How can we bridge the gap? (moderated by David Poeppel)
- Balthasar Bickel (University of Zurich)
- Constance Scharff (Freie Universität Berlin)
- Lorraine Tyler (University of Cambridge)
- Iris van Rooij (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)
16:40-16:55 Announcement of poster prize & closing remarks
16:55-18:00 Farewell drinks


Registration is closed.

Contact and location

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Wundtlaan 1
6525 XD  Nijmegen


This symposium is supported by funding from the Language in Interaction Consortium
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