Syntactic Structure of Uralic Languages

1st day, 18 August, Tuesday

10.10-10.15: Opening words

10.15-11.15: Katalin E. Kiss: Old Hungarian: halfway between Ugric and Modern Hungarian

11.15-11.45: Saara Huhmarniemi: Finnish subject position and topicality

11.45-12.15: Anna Volkova: Establishing anaphoric dependencies and the puzzle of split antecedents

12.15-13.30: Lunch break

13.30-14.00: Andras Barany: Differental object marking and datives in Uralic and beyond

14.00-14.30: Svetlana Toldova: Differential Object Marking in Moksha language

14.30-15.00: Marta Ruda: Definite-Plural-Object Drop in Hungarian: Determining the Blocking Factor

15.00-15.30: Coffee break

15.30-16.00: Mark Norris: A Morphological Account of Agreement Exponence in Negated Estonian Clauses

16.00-16.30: Phil Crone: Finnish First Conjunct Agreement

16.30-17.00: Gabor Alberti & Judit Farkas, Veronika Szabo: Information-structurally (un)ambiguous deverbal nominals in Hungarian

2nd day, 19 August, Wendesday

10.15-10.45: Peter Svenonius: Comitative case in Northern Sami and the difference between cases and adpositions

10.45-11.15: Eva Dekany: Quantificational case in Finno-Ugric

11.15-12.15: Poster session

12.15-13.30: Lunch break

13.30-14.00: Tommi Grondahl: The DP-structure of the Finnish noun phrase

14.00-14.30: Saara Huhmarniemi & Gisbert Fanselow: Split noun phrases in Finno-Ugric languages

14.30-15.00: Merilin Miljan & Elsi Kaiser, Virve-Anneli Vihman: Interplay between case, animacy and number: Estonian speakers' interpretations of grammatical role

15.00-15.30: Coffee break

15.30-16.30: Irina Nikolaeva: Complex focus structures in Tundra Nenets and beyond

16.30-16.40: Closing remarks

The Syntax of Samoyedic and Ob-Ugric Languages

3rd day, 20 August, Thursday

10.10-10.15: Opening

10.15-10.45: Zsofia Schoen. Do Khanty dialects use the same strategies to construct adverbial subordinate clauses? A corpus-based study on adverbial subordinate clauses in Kazym, Shuryshkary and Surgut Khanty

10.45-11.15: Marta Csepregi. Marking the agent on non-finite verb forms in Surgut Khanty (in Russian)

11.15-11.45: Bernadett Biro, Larisa Leisio and Katalin Sipocz. Object-verb agreement and object marking in Mansi (Vogul) and in North-Samoyedic languages

11.45-13.30: Lunchbreak

13.30-14.00: Melani Wratil. From differential object case marking to differential object indexation in Samoyedic

14.00-14.30: Nikolett Mus. The position of interrogative phrases in Ob-Ugric and Samoyedic languages SO/OS orders in transitive content interrogatives

14.30-15.00: Alexey Kozlov and Ivan Stenin. Morphosyntax and semantics of focus intraclitics in Tundra Nenets and beyond

15.00-15.30: Coffee break

15.30-16.00: Gerson Klumpp. Possessive marking in Kamas

16.00-16.30: Discussion

Joint Poster Session

Taija Saikkonen: Functional categories in Finnish child language

Kata Kubínyi: Possessive clitic climbing as a pattern of agreement with the possessor in Permic and Mari postpositional phrases

Erika Asztalos: Identificational Focus in Udmurt

Ekaterina Georgieva & Eszter Ótott-Kovács: Syntactic similarities between the non-finite clauses in Udmurt and Tatar

Ekaterina Georgieva: Null and overt pronouns in the Udmurt non-finite clauses

Nikolett Farkasné Gulyás: 3Pl and non-finite impersonal constructions: a functional approach

Maria Privizentseva: Free relatives in Moksha

Sachiko Sosa: The preferred morphosyntactic patterns in Surgut Khanty discourse