Master Class with Prof. Artemis Alexiadou


The video for the the lecture can be found here:    [slides]

The Call for Papers can be found here

On March 19, 2019, the “Deutsch-Mittelmeerisches Netzwerk Sprachwissenschaft“ (DeMiNeS) (German Mediterranean Network on Linguistics) will host a master class for students and recent doctorate recipients with Prof. Artemis Alexiadou (Linguistics, Humboldt Universität Berlin, Leibniz-ZAS). The event will take place at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of German Language and Philology, Greece.

The DeMiNeS („Deutsch-Mittelmeerisches Netzwerk Sprachwissenschaft”) is a research network funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2017 Humboldt Alumni Award for Innovative Networking Initiatives to Athina Sioupi) that supports the cooperation between Germany, Greece and other mediterranean countries in the fields of research and teaching. The DeMiNeS Network is part of the Research Unit on (Experimental) Syntax and Heritage Languages at the Humboldt-Universität Berlin (Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Preis 2014 to Artemis Alexiadou) and the Center “Language, Variation, and Migration” at the University of Potsdam. For more information please see the website

Call for Papers

Master, PhD students, recent doctoral degree recipients (within three years of the degree at the time of submission) and postdoctoral researchers are invited to submit abstracts of papers to be presented at the master class. Papers may be submitted on any of the topics on which Prof. Alexiadou has worked, including the syntax of NPs, and argument alternations. Preference will be given to papers that approach these issues from a cross-linguistic perspective.

6 submissions will be selected for presentation. Each presenter will have 35 minutes for presentation and discussion with Prof. Alexiadou and the other participants.

On the same day Prof. Alexiadou will give a lecture for the participants and the Faculty of Philosophy of Aristotle University (Departments of Linguistics). The lecture will also be broadcasted via livestream in the internet.

Submission guidelines

To apply to be a participant, please submit your proposal (max 500 words in PDF format only, margins: 2.5 cm or 1 inch, font size: 12 points, Times New Roman, spacing: single. An additional page for references, data, tables and figures can be included) by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Submissions should be anonymous, but please state your name, affiliation as well as your current status, i.e. PhD or Postdoc, in your message; in case you have already been awarded, the body of the email should contain the date of graduation. The subject line of the email should be „MCAA Abstract“.

Participation is free.

Important dates

The deadline for submission of abstracts is January 8, 2019  January 20, 2019

The Notification of acceptance is scheduled for January 15, 2019 January 25, 2019.

Contact: Athina Sioupi, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



© Athina Sioupi 2017 Humboldt Alumni Award for Innovative Networking Initiatives

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
School of German
Department of Linguistics and Didaktik
GR 541 24

Prof. Dr. Athina Sioupi
Phone: ++30 2310 99 7559
Fax: ++30 2310 99 7542

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